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Education Maintenance Allowance

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many applications for the education maintenance allowance are awaiting processing; and if he will make a statement. (249929)

This is a matter for the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) who operate the education maintenance allowance (EMA) for the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). Mark Haysom, the LSC’s chief executive, will write to the hon. Member with the information requested and a copy of his reply will be placed in both Libraries.

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will estimate the amount of funds from the education maintenance allowance owed to students but not paid out as at 31 December 2008; and if he will make a statement. (249930)

This is a matter for the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) who operate the education maintenance allowance (EMA) for the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). Mark Haysom the LSC’s Chief Executive, will write to the hon. Member with the information requested and a copy of his reply will be placed in both Libraries.