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Higher Education: Plymouth

Volume 493: debated on Monday 8 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students resident in Plymouth, Sutton were in higher education in (a) 1997 and (b) the latest date for which information is available. (276682)

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

Enrolments1 from Plymouth Sutton parliamentary constituency2 UK higher education institutions—Academic years 1997-98 and 2007-08

Academic year






1 Covers undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled on full-time and part-time courses.

2 Parliamentary constituency is defined by full and valid home postcodes recorded on the HESA student record.


Figures are on a snapshot basis as at 1 December and are rounded to the nearest five.


Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).