§ Mr. Trotter
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will give the numbers attending full-time courses at(a) universities and (b) polytechnics in the Northern region in 1980 and 1990, together with the percentage change.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
The information is given in the table. Data for 1990 are not yet available.
Full-time and sandwich students in higher education courses at Universities and Polytechnics in the Northern Region 1980–81 1989–90 Percentage change Universities 12,575 13,702 9 Polytechnics 10,093 17,742 76 Total 22,668 31,444 39
Source: Universities Statistical Record.
Further Education Statistical Record.