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Higher Education: Maintenance Grants

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students were receiving non-repayable maintenance grants from (a) Dacorum and (b) Hertfordshire County Council local education authority in the latest period for which figures are available; and what the average grant received by such students was in that period. (289414)

The information requested is as follows:

Students awarded grants in academic year 2008/09 (provisional)1

Local authority

Number of students awarded grants

Average (£)




1 Figures cover the Higher Education Grant, the Maintenance Grant and grants and allowances for children and dependents. Each of these grant types has a different maximum entitlement amount. Data at mid-November 2008. Figures may change as later applications are processed.


Student Loans Company

Reliable information is not available at district level.