§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in the Official Report the total number of students over 16 years of age in Scotland, at the last available date, who were in (a) full-time school education, (b) full-time non-advanced further education and (c) full-time higher education, giving if possible a breakdown by sex.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
The figures for session 1979–80 are shown below.
Male Female Total Full-time school education 26,942 28,108 55,050 Full-time non-advanced further education 8,723 10,223 18,946
regarded as confidential between the Department of Industry and the applicant, although since 1 October 1974 it has been the Department's practice to publish each quarter in British Business—formerly Trade and Industry—details of payments in excess of £25,000. Payments totalling about £4.8 million to Duport Steels Ltd. in respect of investments at its Llanelli premises have been published in this way.