§ 46. Mr. Fabricant
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of his Department's expenditure for the last 12 months for which data are available was spent on providing further and higher education in the United Kingdom for overseas nationals; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hanley
In the financial year 1994–95, the FCO spent £95 million on the provision of further and higher education in the United Kingdom for overseas nationals. This represented 2.6 per cent. of the total FCO budget of some £3.6 billion and supported nearly 13,000 students, The figures do not include various other training attachments for which figures are not centrally held.