HC Deb 23 February 1999 vol 326 c215W
24. Mrs. Laing

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement regarding the current level of university applications. [70843]

Mrs. Liddell

Figures released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service indicated that 59,702 applications to Scottish higher education institutions had been made as at 15 December 1998.

This will become a matter for the Scottish Parliament from 1 July 1999.