HC Deb 27 March 1996 vol 274 cc654-5W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the number of students in further and higher education in Wales; and what is the current ratio of school leavers to the number entering higher education. [22368]

Mr. Richards

The number of student enrolment at further and higher education institutions in Wales for 1994–95 was 188,681 (provisional). In 1993–94, 9,100 pupils aged 17 and over left school in Wales, of these 64 per cent.—5,860—entered higher education.