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Higher Education: Admissions

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many people resident in Braintree constituency were admitted to universities in England in each of the last five years. (260383)

The latest available information is shown in the table. Figures for the 2008/09 academic year will be available in January 2010.

Entrants1 from Braintree parliamentary constituency— English higher education institutions2, academic years 2003/04 to 2007/08

Academic year

Entrants

2003/04

1,090

2004/05

1,265

2005/06

960

2006/07

920

2007/08

950

1 Covers entrants to all levels of HE courses. 2 Excludes the Open University due to inconsistencies in their coding of entrants over the time series. Note: Figures are based on a HESA standard registration population and have been rounded to the nearest five. Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).