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Student Grants

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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4.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received concerning the level of the limit on parental incomes used for determining the level of student grants.

Since my right hon. Friend's announcement on 8 November he has received about 55 representations on this topic, including one from the National Union of Students.

39.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will express the student grant level proposed for 1983–84 in terms of percentage increase over the level for 1979–80.

The main rate of mandatory award for students living away from home other than in London will be about 33 per cent. higher in academic year 1983–84 than in academic year 1979–80.

47.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he will next be meeting representatives of the National Union of Students to discuss student grants.

I discussed student awards with representatives of the National Union of Students on 10 November. My right hon. Friend has no plans for a further meeting.