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Student Awards (Parental Contribution)

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what arrangements exist for students at Scottish universities who do not get their full parental contribution.

In assessing a student's award my Department takes account of the sum which parents can reasonably be expected to contribute to his or her maintenance, and notifies the student accordingly; but no arrangements exist for supplementing the award if no such contribution is made.