HC Deb 23 May 2002 vol 386 c459W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total income was from student tuition fees in(a) 1996–97 and (b) each of the subsequent five financial years. [50981]

Margaret Hodge

The available information is shown in the following table. Data for 2001–02 will be available in April 2003.

Total income from student tuition fees1: UK higher education institutions
£ million
Financial Year Tuition Fee Income
1996–97 2,347
1997–98 2,469
1998–99 2,675
1999–2000 2,814
2000–01 2,997
1 Covers tuition fee income from all students (home, EU and other overseas) on full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and students on non-credit-bearing courses.