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Students: Bexley

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many people in Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency received (a) adult learning grants and (b) career development loans in the last period for which figures are available; and what the total monetary value was of such grants and loans. (236459)

The Learning and Skills Council administer the adult learning grant and career development loans (through three high street banks), on behalf of the Department.

So far in the 2008-09 academic year, six individuals have received support from an adult learning grant in the Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency. The total value of adult learning grant paid to those individuals so far is around £1,140.

For the period 6 April 2008 to 12 November 2008, a total of 11 career development loans have been issued to individuals residing in Bexleyheath and Crayford. The total value of these loans is £74,174.