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Tourism

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 15 December 1987

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95.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many universities, polytechnics and colleges of higher education run tourism-related courses; and what is the number of students involved.

In 1986, a total of 35 universities, polytechnics and colleges of higher education ran tourism-related courses involving 820 students in universities in Great Britain and 5,620 higher education students in polytechnics and colleges in England.

96.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has on the number of graduates entering the tourism industry.

In 1986, a total of 610 first degree graduates entered the category of hotel, catering and leisure management occupations which includes tourism.