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Student Awards

Volume 98: debated on Wednesday 4 June 1986

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish figures for 1983–84, 1984–85 and 1985–86 showing expenditure in Northern Ireland on (a) student awards, distinguishing between awards for fees and awards for maintenance, and on (b) vocational training allowances, job creation allowances and similar outlays, which in the rest of the United Kingdom are administered by the Manpower Services Commission.

The information is as follows:

£ million
1983–841984–851985–86
(a) Awards
Fees10·29811·26011·933
Maintenance25·25126·41127·053
(b) Allowances
Vocational training15·65116·14417·678
Job creation11·52816·81321·221
Similar outlays0·1550·2820·299