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Student Awards

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 30 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students are in receipt of mandatory awards in respect of degree courses undertaken at further education colleges; and if he will break down the figures by local education authority.

In the academic year 1980–81, the latest year for which information is available, there were 107,111 students in England and Wales on first degree courses in further education establishments receiving a mandatory award from their local education authority. The subdivision by local education authority is as follows:

Local Education AuthorityFirst degree (including initial teacher training) students
Barking129
Barnet971
Bexley403
Brent735
Bromley764
Croydon695
Ealing722
Enfield675
Haringey647
Harrow582
Havering426
Hillingdon419
Hounslow401
Kingston upon Thames376
Merton405
Newham309
Redbridge559
Richmond upon Thames465
Sutton356
Waltham Forest369
Inner London5,211
Birmingham2,128
Coventry887
Dudley527
Sandwell404
Solihull560
Walsall523
Wolverhampton629
Knowsley370
Liverpool1,240
St. Helens463
Sefton983
Wirral994
Bolton618
Local Education AuthorityFirst degree (including initial teacher training) students
Bury393
Manchester978
Oldham410
Rochdale428
Salford401
Stockport827
Tameside359
Trafford627
Wigan539
Barnsley375
Doncaster530
Rotherham433
Sheffield1,244
Bradford943
Calderdale406
Kirklees722
Leeds1,586
Wakefield619
Gateshead425
Newcastle upon Tyne709
North Tyneside588
South Tyneside366
Sunderland639
Isles of Scilly0
Avon2,010
Bedfordshire937
Berkshire1,747
Buckinghamshire1,345
Cambridgeshire1,089
Cheshire2,194
Cleveland1,271
Cornwall864
Cumbria1,007
Derbyshire1,745
Devon1,833
Dorset1,183
Durham1,229
East Sussex1,212
Essex2,811
Gloucestershire1,035
Hampshire3,098
Hereford and Worcester1,356
Hertfordshire2,544
Humberside1,596
Isle of Wight247
Kent2,821
Lancashire3,299
Leicestershire2,097
Lincolnshire1,167
Norfolk974
North Yorkshire1,765
Northamptonshire969
Northumberland711
Nottinghamshire1,891
Oxfordshire1,137
Shropshire832
Somerset796
Staffordshire2,452
Suffolk1,003
Surrey2,529
Warwickshire1,316
West Sussex1,345
Wiltshire1,091
Clwyd863
Dyfed750
Gwent931
Gwynedd710
Mid-Glamorgan944
Powys231
South Glamorgan891
West Glamorgan751