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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Finance 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 Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of the end of means-tested grants in 2016 on the number of people applying to go to university. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South remove filter
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Students starting full-time courses in the 2016/17 academic year on the lowest incomes benefited from an additional 10.3% of upfront living costs support when compared to the previous academic year.</p><p>In 2017, 20.4% of 18 year olds from the most disadvantaged backgrounds (measured using POLAR, a measure of educational disadvantage) entered higher education, which is the highest proportion on record and an increase of 0.9% from 2016 – please see UCAS ‘End of Cycle Report 2017’ for this statistic, found at: <a href="https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/ucas-undergraduate-releases/ucas-undergraduate-analysis-reports/2017-end-cycle-report" target="_blank">https://www.ucas.com/data-and-analysis/ucas-undergraduate-releases/ucas-undergraduate-analysis-reports/2017-end-cycle-report</a>.</p><p>A full equality analysis of changes to HE student finance for 2016/17, including the replacement of maintenance grants by loans, was published on GOV.UK in November 2015 and can be viewed at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/482110/bis-15-639-student-finance-equality-analysis.pdf" target="_blank">Higher Education Student Finance Equality Analysis</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-11-13T17:51:22.86Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T17:51:22.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this