To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many children went into higher education in each of the last two years in Basildon.
§ Mr. Eggar
Information for the Basildon area is not available centrally.
The estimated numbers of school leavers from maintained schools in the Essex local education authority area whose intended destination was further or higher education for the academic years 1988–89 and 1989–90, the latest years available, were 5,000 and 6,150 respectively. Information for higher education is not available separately at local authority level.
§ Mr. Trotter
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will give the numbers attending full-time and sandwich courses at universities and polytechnics in the northern region in 1990 and 1991.