HC Deb 11 March 1991 vol 187 c338W
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.