§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will list the numbers of(a) full-time and (b) sandwich undergraduates broken down by socio-economic categories A to E attending former polytechnics and colleges in 1995. 
§ Dr. Howells
The available data held centrally on full-time and sandwich undergraduate students by social classes A to E are provided in the table. Figures for full-time and sandwich students separately are not available. The table shows the numbers of accepted applicants to full-time and sandwich courses in former polytechnics and colleges who apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS); however not all full-time and sandwich undergraduate students in these institutions enter through UCAS.
Accepted applicants through UCAS to full-time and sandwich undergraduate courses in the former Polytechnics and Colleges1 in the UK, by Social Class: Autumn 1995 entry Home domiciled, all ages Social class Numbers A. Professional 15,735 B. Intermediate 54,561 Cl. Skilled non-manual 17,860 C2. Skilled manual 27,838 D. Partly skilled 13,174 E. Unskilled 3,578 18,720 Not Known Total 151,466 1All institutions other than the former UFC funded institutions.