To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will publish full details of students allowances for session 1988–89.
I announced the main rates of student grant for the 1988–89 academic year in response to a question from my hon. Friend on 18 December 1987, at columns 819–20.I am publishing today the supplementary grant rates for the 1988–89 session. The increases in these rates are
broadly in line with the 4 per cent. increase in the main rates. In addition, there are three minor changes in the terms of the students allowances scheme, namely: