asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many pupils from private schools take courses at public sector further education establishments in England and Wales.
I regret that this information is not available.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average cost per pupil of arts and science A-level courses, respectively, in institutions of further education in England and Wales.
This information is not available in the form requested. However, in the financial year 1978–79 the average net institutional recurrent cost per full-time equivalent student on non-advanced courses—including those studying for the A-level examination—in establishments of further education—excluding polytechnics—in England and Wales was £1,130 at 1979 survey prices.