asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has as to the number of university posts which have been created under the new blood scheme since its inception, broken down into subject area.
The numbers of university posts allocated under the three year "new blood" programme, broken down by subject groups, are as follows:
|Allocation of "new blood" posts*by subject 1983–84 to 1985–86 (Great Britain)|
|Social studies, business studies and education||17||39||22||78|
|Total (all subjects)||242||350||200||792|
|* Includes posts allocated to the Open university.|