§ Mr. Foulkes
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the current student capacity and complement of each Scottish college of education.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The present data on the capacity of the colleges of education are relatively crude and for52W
§ Mr. Rifkind
Information covering all research projects in this field is not available centrally. My Department has awarded grants totalling over £200,000 to seven current research projects related to drug misuse of which approximately £60,000 will be spent in the current financial year.
§ Mr. MacKenzie
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many deaths were recorded as due to drug taking in Scotland in the last calendar year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Rifkind
The most relevant figures are as follows:
that reason work is in hand to develop an improved measure of capacity, reflecting both actual accommodation and the particular requirements of the range of course offered by an individual college. Using present data on net capacity, the position for the 1985–86 academic session is as follows:
College of Education *Net capacity †Student numbers Aberdeen 1,150 435 Craigie 400 224 Dundee 1,500 379 Dunfermline 500 284 Jordanhill 2,600 1,608 Moray House 1,850 1,072 St. Andrew's 900 526
* The net capacity makes due allowance for accommodation which is leased out.
† The student numbers are for pre-service students only; the figures are not yet available for college-based in service students.