HC Deb 27 February 1992 vol 204 c603W
Mr. Fatchett

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the total number of school sixth forms in England in(a) 1979–80 and (b) on the latest available figures.

Mr. Eggar

The numbers of maintained secondary schools with sixth forms in England, in 1980 and 1991 were 2,487 and 1,998 respectively. These figures include sixth form colleges in England.