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172474
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-07more like thismore than 2015-01-07
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent estimate he has made of the additional costs of (a) the face value of student loans, (b) the resource costs of student loans, (c) teaching grant through the Higher Education Funding Council for England, (d) maintenance grant that will arise from the removal of the cap on student numbers. more like this
tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
tabling member printed
Mr John Denham more like this
uin 220141 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
answer text <p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
61
label Biography information for Mr John Denham more like this
172473
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-07more like thismore than 2015-01-07
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent estimate he has made of the number of additional students that will enter higher education in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18 as a result of the removal of the cap on student numbers. more like this
tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
tabling member printed
Mr John Denham more like this
uin 220140 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
answer text <p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
61
label Biography information for Mr John Denham more like this
76316
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many young people who had been in receipt of free school meals applied to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in 2010-11. more like this
tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Andrew Smith more like this
uin 204496 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
answer text <p>The information for Oxbridge is not held centrally.</p><p>Figures published by UCAS in July 2013 show that, in 2010, the application rate of 18 year olds in state schools in England who had received free school meals at age 15 was 13.2%, compared to 32.2% for those who had not received them. In 2013, the rates were 14.8% and 32.9% respectively. The application rate measures the percentage of 18 year olds who apply to enter full-time undergraduate courses in the UK. UCAS is an organisation independent from Government.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Havant more like this
answering member printed Mr David Willetts more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-07-15T11:32:57.0189861Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-15T11:32:57.0189861Z
answering member
53
label Biography information for Lord Willetts more like this
tabling member
95
label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
90408
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the recent trends in the number of university applications from students from disadvantaged or minority ethnic backgrounds. more like this
tabling member constituency Lichfield more like this
tabling member printed
Michael Fabricant more like this
uin 207993 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
answer text <p>The latest figures published by UCAS for the 2014 application cycle show that, as at the main UCAS deadline of 15 January, the application rate for young people from the most disadvantaged areas in England had risen to the highest ever level (20.7%). The detailed figures can be found at <a href="http://www.ucas.com/news-events/news/2014/2014-cycle-applicant-figures-january-deadline-2014" target="_blank">http://www.ucas.com/news-events/news/2014/2014-cycle-applicant-figures-january-deadline-2014</a></p><p>The latest data on ethnic background show that application rates for all ethnic groups rose in 2014, reaching new highs for most groups. The figures can be found at <a href="http://www.ucas.com/data-analysis/analysis-notes" target="_blank">http://www.ucas.com/data-analysis/analysis-notes</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-09-09T15:38:32.970871Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-09T15:38:32.970871Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
280
label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
91133
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to widen access to higher education. more like this
tabling member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
tabling member printed
Jesse Norman more like this
uin 905330 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
answer text <p> </p><p>In April this Government published a new national strategy for access and student success. It will help to ensure that all those with the potential to benefit from higher education have equal opportunity to participate and succeed. Data from UCAS shows the number of applicants who had been accepted for entry to higher education this year was up by 4%, the highest ever at that point. The application and entry rate for disadvantaged students are at record levels.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-09-11T15:36:49.4533082Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T15:36:49.4533082Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
91230
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of pupils from each ethnic group were admitted to (a) the University of Oxford, (b) the University of Cambridge and (c) other Russell Group universities in the last six years for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Ashfield more like this
tabling member printed
Gloria De Piero more like this
uin 208742 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
answer text <p>Recent data for years since the tuition fee reforms and access agreements is not yet available, but the latest data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) shows that entry rates to higher education for all ethnic groups in 2013 had increased and overall, there was a much higher representation of black and minority ethnic groups in university than in the overall population of England.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the figures before these changes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><br></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Estimated percentage of maintained school pupils aged 15 in each ethnic group who progressed to Oxford, Cambridge or Russell Group institutions by age 19</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="4"><p>Progression by age 19 in</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Asian/Asian British</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>11.4%</p></td><td><p>11.5%</p></td><td><p>10.6%</p></td><td><p>10.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Black/Black British</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td><td><p>0.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>4.6%</p></td><td><p>4.2%</p></td><td><p>4.4%</p></td><td><p>4.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>8.5%</p></td><td><p>8.4%</p></td><td><p>7.8%</p></td><td><p>7.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>White</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>7.2%</p></td><td><p>7.1%</p></td><td><p>6.9%</p></td><td><p>7.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Other Ethnic Group</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.4%</p></td><td><p>0.3%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>10.8%</p></td><td><p>10.1%</p></td><td><p>9.6%</p></td><td><p>7.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>All Ethnic Groups</strong></p></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cambridge</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td><td><p>0.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russell Group</p></td><td><p>7.4%</p></td><td><p>7.3%</p></td><td><p>7.1%</p></td><td><p>7.2%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: Matched data from the DfE National Pupil Database, the HESA Student Record and the SFA ILR</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Figures are not available for earlier age cohorts.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-21T13:46:24.1893087Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T13:46:24.1893087Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
previous answer version
19765
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3915
label Biography information for Gloria De Piero more like this
165884
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of undergraduates studying in universities are of each social grade. more like this
tabling member constituency West Bromwich West more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
uin 215818 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
answer text <p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) publish information annually on the participation in Higher Education by under-represented students groups in their UK Performance Indicators tables. The available figures on participation by National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC) can be located in Table 1a at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/pis/09/10/urg" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/pis/09/10/urg</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HESA figures show that 73,240 (or 32.6%) of young UK domiciled First degree entrants in UK universities came from socio-economic classifications that comprise small employers/account workers, lower supervisory and technical workers and semi routine or routine occupations.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-02T11:55:32.083Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-02T11:55:32.083Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
previous answer version
30680
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
320
label Biography information for Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
143348
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-07more like thismore than 2014-11-07
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the effect has been on public sector net debt of abolition of the cap on higher education student numbers announced in the Autumn Statement 2013. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Liam Byrne more like this
uin 213836 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p>Details of estimates and costs are in the 2013 Autumn Statement document at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
grouped question UIN
213239 more like this
213835 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T16:58:48.183Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T16:58:48.183Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
1171
label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this
143352
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-07more like thismore than 2014-11-07
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the cost to the public purse is of abolishing the cap on student numbers in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, (c) 2016-17 and (d) 2017-18. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Liam Byrne more like this
uin 213835 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p>Details of estimates and costs are in the 2013 Autumn Statement document at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
grouped question UIN
213239 more like this
213836 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T16:58:47.993Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T16:58:47.993Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
previous answer version
28171
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
1171
label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this
106200
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the effect on spending by his Department of abolition of the cap on higher education student numbers announced in the Autumn Statement 2013. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Liam Byrne more like this
uin 213239 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
answer text <p>Details of estimates and costs are in the 2013 Autumn Statement document at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/263942/35062_Autumn_Statement_2013.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
grouped question UIN
213835 more like this
213836 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T16:58:48.103Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T16:58:48.103Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
1171
label Biography information for Liam Byrne more like this