§ Mr. Gourlayasked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many students are in training in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary School of Physiotherapists in the present session, and how many were training in 1971 and 1972 ; how many new students were enrolled in 1971, 1972 and 1973, respectively ; and what was the number of suitable applicants refused admission in respect of each of the above years.

§ Mr. Gordon CampbellThe numbers at the beginning of the academic year were 55 in 1971, 59 in 1972 and 62 in 1973 ; the number of new students enrolled was 24 in 1971, 21 in 1972, and 22 in 1973 ; and the number of applicants with suitable qualifications refused admission was 16 in 1971, 18 in 1972 and 20 in 1973.

§ Mr. Gourlayasked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many students of physiotherapy are presently in training at Jordanhill College.

§ Mr. Gordon CampbellJordanhill College does not provide training in physiotherapy, but six qualified physiotherapists

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§ Mr. Gordon CampbellThe information is as follows:

are at present taking a course in teaching being provided for the professions supplementary to medicine.