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Women and Equalities

Volume 707: debated on Tuesday 25 January 2022

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

The following is an extract from Education oral questions on 12 January 2022.

Between 2010 and 2020, under this Conservative Government, the number of women accepted on to full-time STEM undergraduate courses in the UK has increased by 49%.

[Official Report, 12 January 2022, Vol. 706, c. 553.]

Letter of correction from the Under-Secretary of State for Education, the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Alex Burghart).

An error has been identified in my response to my hon. Friend the Member for Stourbridge (Suzanne Webb).

The correct response should have been:

Between 2010 and 2021, under this Conservative Government, the number of women accepted on to full-time STEM undergraduate courses in the UK has increased by 49%.