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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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: Admissions remove filter
star this property house id 1 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, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 204496 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 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
star this property 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
star this property answering member constituency Havant more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Willetts more like this
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less than 2014-07-15T11:32:57.0189861Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-15T11:32:57.0189861Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Willetts more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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: Admissions remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 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
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield more like this
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 207993 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 2014-09-09more like thismore than 2014-09-09
star this property 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
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 2014-09-09T15:38:32.970871Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-09T15:38:32.970871Z
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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 Michael Fabricant more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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: Admissions remove filter
star this property house id 1 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 steps he is taking to widen access to higher education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
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Jesse Norman more like this
star this property uin 905330 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 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property 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
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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-09-11T15:36:49.4533082Z
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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 Jesse Norman more like this