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Students' Cost Of Living

Volume 892: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if any investigation has been done into constructing a special cost-of-living index for university students, given exceptional circumstances which apply to them such as textbook costs, accommodation costs and general living away from home costs.

A joint working group consisting of representatives from the Education Departments and the National Union of Students carried out a study of this, without commitment, during the 1973–74 triennial review of student grants.