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Training Colleges

Volume 649: debated on Thursday 16 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Education how many training college places for day students are now available in London, Essex, Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, Tyneside, Tees-side, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and Leeds, respectively; what percentage these students form of the number of students in residence in these areas; and how many application's were received for these places.

The following table shows the provisional number of students in 1961–62 in the general, house-craft and physical education colleges in the various areas. It is not possible to say how many applications there were for day places at these colleges.

STUDENTS IN TRAINING, 1961–62
AreaNumber of day students (a)Total number of students(2) expressed as a percentage of (3)
(1)(2)(3)(4)
England and Wales5,33136,21814·7
London6514,72513·8
Essex16065824·3
Middlesex1971,31814·9
Surrey335336·2
Kent647168·9
Total1,1057,95013·9
Northumberland27789530·9
Durham (b)1141,1789·7
Total3912,07318·9
Birmingham15379019·4
Manchester4611,32434·8
Cardiff7441817·7
Leeds30699230·8
NOTES:(

a) At both day and residential colleges.

( b) There is one college on Tees-side with 173 students in training of whom 25 are day students.