HC Deb 25 November 1996 vol 286 c88W
Ms Mowlam

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the student-staff ratio in(a) 1990–91 and (b) 1995–96 in higher education in Northern Ireland. [4636]

Mr. Ancram

In 1990–91, the staff-student ratio at Northern Ireland universities was 1:14.5 and at Northern Ireland colleges of education was 1:9.6, using the revised definition. Staff-student ratios for 1995–96 are not yet available for either Northern Ireland universities or colleges of education.