§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many students from Herefordshire are currently in(a) full-time and (b) part-time (1) higher education and (2) further education; how many are studying with the Open University; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Mudie
Information for Herefordshire is not available centrally. The available information for Hereford and Worcester is given in the following table.
Students whose home domicile was Hereford and Worcester 1997–98 Full-time Part-time Higher education 13,597 6,423 Further education 14,394 43,271 Open University 3 1,944