§ Miss Joan Lestor
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the total number of places on wider opportunity for women courses for each year since they began.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
The numbers of women starting courses since wider opportunities for women courses began in 1978 are as follows:
Number 1978–79 53 1979–80 261 1980–81 358 1981–82 493 1982–83 606 (estimated)