HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c158W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many students are currently in teacher training; and how many of them are men. [27644]

Mr. Hain

The latest available figures for the number of students on courses of Initial Teacher Training at higher education institutions in Wales relate to the academic year 1996/97. There were 6,022 students on courses of initial teacher training as at 1 December 1996, of whom 1,581 were male.