Across the country, fewer people are applying for university. In this region, that figure is even higher. David Willets MP, the Minister for Universities is confident students are still applying for university and says it is a competitive process.
He says there have been more university applications this year than places available.
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MPs from across the region have been reacting to the terrible events that unfolded in Westminster yesterday.
The man who carried out the Westminster attack is thought to be British born and was once investigated by MI5, the Prime Minister has said.
More than 50 primary school children from Somerset, who were caught up in the terror attack in Westminster, have returned home safely.