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Tuition Fees

Volume 404: debated on Monday 28 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the estimated cost is of paying the tuition fees of students from poorer backgrounds as detailed in the Higher Education White Paper. [109093]

The cost to the Government of the public contribution to existing tuition fee remission arrangements for home and ED undergraduate students from low-income families at institutions in England is estimated at:

(£ million)
No estimates have been made of Government contributions beyond that but we have said in the White Paper that we intend to continue fee remission for students from low-income families.