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Student Grants

Volume 940: debated on Monday 28 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what would be the additional cost of paying a full grant and fees to all students over the age of 18 years in higher education, irrespective of parents' income.

It is estimated that it would cost about £100 million in the current academic year to pay the full grant to higher education students aged 18 or over resident in England and Wales at present receiving awards.