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Business, Innovation and Skills

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

Higher Education: Chelmsford

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 26 January 2010, Official Report, 848-9W, on higher education: Chelmsford, how many applicants from (a) West Chelmsford constituency and (b) Chelmsford local authority area did not get a place at university in (i) 2005-06, (ii) 2006-07 and (iii) 2007-08.

[Official Report, 3 February 2010, Vol. 505, c. 333-334W.]

Letter of correction from Mr. David Lammy:

Errors have been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for West Chelmsford (Mr. Burns) on 3 February 2010. Due to an administrative error, some of the figures in the answer were incorrect. The incorrect figures were in the rows labelled “applicants” and “obtained a place”.

The correct answer should have been: (314497)

[holding answer 1 February 2010]: The information is in the following table.

Applicants to full-time undergraduate courses via UCAS from West Chelmsford constituency and Chelmsford local authority area 2005-06 to 2007-08

Year of entry

2005

2006

2007

West Chelmsford constituency

Applicants

753

786

834

Of which:

Obtained a place

632

657

684

Unplaced

121

129

150

Chelmsford local authority

Applicants

1,190

1,195

1,287

Of which:

Obtained a place

1,008

988

1,057

Unplaced

182

207

230

Source:

UCAS