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Students (Married Women's Grants)

Volume 828: debated on Thursday 16 December 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science why married women research students receive grants which are £200 per annum less than the grants payable to married men and other post graduate students.

The lower rate applies to married women students only when they are living at home with a husband able to follow employment. If they live away from home during their course, they get the same as other students.