HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 c94W
Mr. Rowlands

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what proportion of those remaining in full-time post-16 education were last year in(a) further education colleges, (b) tertiary colleges and (c) school, (i) in Wales and (ii) in each county. [37554]

Mr. Jonathan Evans

The information requested is in the following table:

Proportion of 16–18 Year Olds remaining in Full-time Education in Wales at Further Education Colleges or Schools, 1994–951
Further Education
Colleges2 Schools3
Local Education Authority
Clwyd 54 43
Dyfed 37 45
Gwent 53 44
Gwynedd 47 37
Mid Glamorgan 37 51
Powys 38 62
South Glamorgan 34 36
West Glamorgan 63 20
Wales 45 40


Further Education Student Record, Higher Education Statistics Agency and Schools Census.


1Ages as at 31 August 1994. Counties current at time of survey. Excludes students aged 16 to 18 on courses at higher education colleges (15 per cent. of 16 to 18 year olds in full-time education in 1994–95).

2Provisional. Includes a small number of students on higher education courses at further education colleges. Includes further education colleges formerly designated as tertiary. At November 1994.

3Includes all maintained and independent schools. At January 1995.