HC Deb 06 March 1996 vol 273 c226W
Mr. Callaghan

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what change there has been in enrolments on further education courses in the Greater Manchester area from 1987 to 1995. [18260]

Mr. Paice

Enrolments on full-time further education courses in Greater Manchester rose from 29,700 in 1986–87 to 44,100 in 1994–95, an increase of 48 per cent. Part-time enrolments fell by 22 per cent., from 104,100 to 81,100. The number of full-time equivalent students rose by 20 per cent. from 49,000 to 58,500.

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