asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to what extent the English language is being taught in evening classes in Hong Kong; to what extent the students are eventually employed in Hong Kong's commerce and industry; and what percentage of the students is Chinese.
There are approximately 38,500 adult students studying English part-time in evening classes under various auspices as follows:
|Hong Kong University extra mural classes||1,000|
|Evening secondary schools||1,500|
|Evening secondary schools||10,000|
|Evening tutorial classes||20,000|