HC Deb 30 June 1992 vol 210 cc453-4W
Mrs. Angela Knight

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many women took up(a) further engineering courses and (b) higher engineering courses in (i) 1969, (ii) 1985 and (iii) 1991.

Mr. Forman

The number of women on engineering and technology courses in England was:

1985–86 1990–91
Further education enrolments 118 19
Higher education enrolments (including universities' student numbers) 17 11
1 Figure adjusted to be broadly comparable in coverage with 1990–91.

In 1969–70 the information collected was for England and Wales.

Further education students 6.0
Higher education students (including universities) 0.5