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star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Spaceflight more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent steps he has taken to encourage the growth of a space tourism industry in the the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 207535 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Robert Goodwill) announced at the Farnborough International Air show in July 2014 the Government's commitment to establish a spaceport in the UK by 2018. The Government is working to ensure that sub-orbital space participant and science flights are operated from this space port.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-09-08T14:00:42.4286856Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-08T14:00:42.4286856Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what his policy is on privatising part or all of the Student Loan book before May 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Ann McKechin more like this
star this property uin 206295 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>This Government has sold £160 million of mortgage-style student loans on the condition that no terms of the loans can be changed. This follows the previous government’s record of selling £2 billion of mortgage-style student loans. At Autumn Statement 2013 the government committed to selling the pre-Browne Income Contingent Student Loan Book in a number of tranches, with a first sale intended to occur by the end of financial year 2015/16. There are no plans to conduct a sale during this parliament.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T13:20:28.6564656Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T13:20:28.6564656Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Regional Growth Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many winning bidders under the Regional Growth Fund in each (a) bidding round and (b) region have withdrawn to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Mr Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 206268 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
star this property answer text <p>A full breakdown of the number of withdrawn awards by Round and Region is included in the table.</p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Round 1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Round 2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Round 3</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Round 4</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Round 5</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>East Midlands</strong></p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>10</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>East of England</strong></p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>1</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Nationwide</strong></p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>2</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>North East</strong></p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p><strong>34</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>North West</strong></p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p><strong>24</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>South East</strong></p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p><strong>9</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>South West</strong></p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>7</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>West Midlands</strong></p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>16</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Yorkshire and The Humber</strong></p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p><strong>13</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>19</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>38</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>30</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>26</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>3</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>116</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-09-02T13:42:00.4180266Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-02T13:42:00.4180266Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress has been made in carrying out an equality analysis on proposals to change the disabled students' allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Riverside more like this
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Mrs Louise Ellman more like this
star this property uin 207902 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-09-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Equality Analysis is currently being updated in light of information and evidence provided by stakeholders and will be published alongside the regulations when they are laid.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-09-08T13:55:51.0712577Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-08T13:55:51.0712577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dame Louise Ellman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Higher Education: Females more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of those who accepted a university place to study (a) engineering, (b) technology, (c) mathematics and computer science, (d) architecture and (e) physical science were female in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
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Gloria De Piero more like this
star this property uin 205154 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The information is shown in the table.</p><p><strong>Percentage of accepted applicants to full-time undergraduate courses in the UK who were female, for selected subjects, 2009 to 2013</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Year of entry</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Engineering</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Technologies</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>16</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mathematics and computer science</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>21</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Architecture, building and planning</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>32</p></td><td><p>34</p></td><td><p>34</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Physical sciences</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>39</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>Source: UCAS annual pivot tables.</strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T14:40:56.7747021Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T14:40:56.7747021Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the Answer of 11 December 2013, Official Report, column 247W, on students: loans, how many complaints (a) he and (b) the Office of Fair Trading has received about changes to the conditions of student loans sold to Erudio Student Loans Limited for loan holders (i) nationally and (ii) in Greater Manchester; what steps he has taken to remind Erudio of its responsibility to uphold the original conditions of the loan; what guidance he has issued to purchasers of the student loan book on how student loans impact credit ratings; and if he will place in the Library a copy of that guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Heywood and Middleton more like this
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Jim Dobbin more like this
star this property uin 206948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills had received complaints about Erudio Student Loans Limited from 38 loan holders (or their elected representatives) as at 31<sup>st</sup> July 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><ul><li>Twelve of these did not specify their location.</li><li>Of the remaining 26, 15 were from (or about) loan holders in England, of which one was in Greater Manchester.</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Office of Fair Trading was closed on 1<sup>st</sup> April 2014 and its responsibilities in relation to consumer credit passed to the Financial Conduct Authority. The Financial Conduct Authority does not investigate individual complaints. The Financial Ombudsman Service is a free, independent service for settling disputes between financial services firms and their customers, which can deal with complaints about a wide range of financial matters.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Erudio has been notified of five complaints received by the Financial Ombudsman Service as at 31<sup>st</sup> July 2014. None of these was from loan holders in Greater Manchester.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Mortgage style student loans are regulated loans under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (as amended). Terms and conditions are specified in the Education (Student Loans) Regulations 1998 and in borrowers’ loan credit agreements. Erudio Student Loans Limited is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for accounts formed under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (as amended) and must act in compliance with the terms and conditions of the loans, relevant regulatory requirements, industry guidance and all applicable laws.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has not issued guidance to Erudio Student Loans Limited in relation to how mortgage style student loans impact on borrowers’ credit scores, as the Department has no involvement in the credit scoring process.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The leaflet ‘Credit explained’ published by the Information Commissioner’s Office explains this in more detail and is available at</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/~/media/documents/library/Data_Protection/Practical_application/credit-explained-dp-guidance.pdf" target="_blank">http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/~/media/documents/library/Data_Protection/Practical_application/credit-explained-dp-guidance.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T13:43:24.7837173Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T13:43:24.7837173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Dobbin more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Technology Strategy Board more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the expenditure was of the Technology Strategy Board in (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Northern Ireland and (d) Wales in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
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Jonathan Edwards more like this
star this property uin 205775 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Technology Strategy Board expenditure, including its support for Catapult centres, in each of the last three years in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales was as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong><em>Fiscal Year</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>England</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>Scotland</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>NI</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>Wales</em></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>FY 11/12</p></td><td><p>£210.38m</p></td><td><p>£8.64m</p></td><td><p>£2.32m</p></td><td><p>£3.49m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>FY12/13</p></td><td><p>£321.89m</p></td><td><p>£17.49m</p></td><td><p>£3.16m</p></td><td><p>£4.18m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>FY13/14</p></td><td><p>£378.46m</p></td><td><p>£44.35m</p></td><td><p>£7.05m</p></td><td><p>£6.45m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong><em>Total </em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>£910.73m</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>£70.48m</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>£12.53m</em></strong></p></td><td><p><strong><em>£14.12m</em></strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T13:43:00.5845371Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T13:43:00.5845371Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Fees and Charges more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what consideration he has given to lowering the tuition fee cap for students studying STEM subjects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Swindon more like this
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Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 205814 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government has not considered lowering tuition fee caps for students studying STEM subjects. Higher education institutions already have the flexibility to vary their fees for STEM or other courses, provided that the fees charged do not exceed the cap.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T14:05:50.5364033Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T14:05:50.5364033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when his Department plans next to update the RAB charge on student loans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
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Mr Liam Byrne more like this
star this property uin 205774 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The next update of the RAB charge will happen when the Student Loans Company provides the Department with updated loans data. This typically takes place in early autumn each year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-08-29T08:32:46.5372777Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-29T08:32:46.5372777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if she will take steps to increase maintenance loans for university accommodation in respect of (a) students in places with expensive accommodation costs and (b) other students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 206377 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-02more like thismore than 2014-09-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government announced an increase of 3.34% to maximum maintenance loans for the 2015/16 academic year earlier this year. This increase will apply to all rates of maintenance loan, including the higher rate loan for students living away from home and studying in London, where living costs (including those for accommodation) are generally higher.</p><p>Decisions on student support arrangements for higher education courses are taken on an annual basis. The Government will review student support arrangements for the 2016/17 academic year in 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-09-02T12:45:23.1847614Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-02T12:45:23.1847614Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this