HC Deb 25 November 1996 vol 286 c92W
Ms Mowlam

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many pupils took GCSE exams in 1996. [4641]

Mr. Ancram

The number of candidates who took GCSE examinations offered by the Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment in 1996 was 32,663. Information on the number of Northern Ireland candidates who took examinations boards is not available.