HC Deb 14 December 1990 vol 182 cc514-5W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many universities registered deficits on their last year's accounts; and will he list them and the sums involved.

Mr. Alan Howarth

Universities' financial years end on 31 July. Accounts for 1989–90 are now being received by the Universities Funding Council which will analyse them early in 1991.