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Commonwealth Scholarships

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the answer to the right hon. Lord Morris of Manchester of 14 October 2008, Official Report, House of Lords column WA45, on the Commonwealth Scholarships Programme, what steps have been taken to identify additional funding for scholarships for Canada; what the outcome was of this process; and whether similar steps have been taken for other countries affected by the termination of the Commonwealth Scholarships Programme. (240676)

I refer the right hon. Member to the answer my right hon. Friend the Minister of State for Higher Education and Intellectual Property gave my right hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Mr. Field) on 26 November 2008, Official Report, column 1852W.