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star this property date less than 2014-11-21more like thismore than 2014-11-21
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, when assessing the Disabled Student's Allowance, previously diagnosed lifetime conditions will be considered sufficient criteria for qualification without a requirement for further assessment. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL3062 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 2014-12-03more like thismore than 2014-12-03
star this property answer text <p>Student Finance England will continue to consider medical evidence submitted by the student when assessing whether they are eligible for DSA.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-12-03T11:50:37.157Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-03T11:50:37.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter
167917
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of Disabled Students' Allowance is provided for (1) computers and assistive technology, and (2) training to use that technology. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL3441 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>Information on Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure is not available at the level requested.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown of Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure by allowance type was presented in<em> ‘Disabled Students’ Allowance: Equality Analysis’, </em>which was published in October 2014.” The publication can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364182/bis-14-1108-higher-education-disabled-students-allowances-equality-analysis.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364182/bis-14-1108-higher-education-disabled-students-allowances-equality-analysis.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T17:24:47.133Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T17:24:47.133Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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3453
star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter
167918
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the Disabled Students' Allowance is provided as one-to-one support for students. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL3442 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>Information on Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure is not available at the level requested.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown of Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure by allowance type was presented in<em> ‘Disabled Students’ Allowance: Equality Analysis’, </em>which was published in October 2014.” The publication can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364182/bis-14-1108-higher-education-disabled-students-allowances-equality-analysis.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364182/bis-14-1108-higher-education-disabled-students-allowances-equality-analysis.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T17:20:43.867Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T17:20:43.867Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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3453
star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter
168496
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to remove the automatic eligibility for any disabled student to the Disabled Students' Allowance. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL3526 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p>There is no automatic eligibility for Disabled Students Allowances. Students must satisfy certain personal and course eligibility conditions and must also provide evidence that they have a disability in order to be eligible for Disabled Students Allowances. That will continue.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T17:28:14.083Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T17:28:14.083Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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3453
star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter
50281
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the changes to the Disabled Students Allowance, what criteria will be used for assessing complex needs in candidates with specific learning difficulties or dyslexia. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL6999 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>Discussions are underway with experts in the sector. Disabled students whose needs cannot be met by the reasonable adjustments made by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) will continue to receive support through Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs).</p><p><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter
50282
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the changes to the Disabled Students Allowance, what level of assistance institutes of higher education will be required to give to those with specific learning difficulties or dyslexia to enable them to complete their studies. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL7000 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) will be expected to provide reasonable adjustments under the duties placed upon them by the Equality Act 2010. Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) will remain available where additional support is required to enable disabled students to access their studies successfully.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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50283
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the preparedness of institutes of higher education to fulfil their duties to students under the Equality Act 2010 following changes to the Disabled Students Allowance. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL7001 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p>Discussions are underway with the higher education sector to ensure they are ready to meet their legal duties under the Equality Act 2010 by 2015.</p><p><br>The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is currently undertaking a review of provision and support for disabled students in higher education.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-11more like thismore than 2016-04-11
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Degrees more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether students with disabilities taking the proposed new Degree Apprenticeships will have access to the support of the Disabled Students Allowance in the same way as any student undertaking a higher education qualification at any institute of higher education. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL7384 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 2016-04-25more like thismore than 2016-04-25
star this property answer text <p>Apprenticeships are jobs with training. As an apprentice is paid by their employer, they cannot access the student support package, which includes the Disabled Students Allowance.</p><p>Apprentices with disabilities can apply for Access to Work funding for adjustments to the workplace. Training providers can use this to support the apprentice’s learning. Adjustments will depend on the individual and the qualification, but may include extra time, assistive technology, use of a scribe etc.</p><p>Under the Equality Act (2010), employers and training providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for their employees and students. These same duties apply for apprentices, including degree apprentices.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-04-25T12:14:26.293Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-25T12:14:26.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-11more like thismore than 2016-04-11
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Degrees more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any college or institution involved in the teaching of Degree Apprenticeships will have the same duty to provide reasonable adjustments and support to any candidate with a disability as a conventional university or institute of higher education. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL7385 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 2016-04-25more like thismore than 2016-04-25
star this property answer text <p>Yes. The training for Degree Apprenticeships will be provided by many of the same universities as traditional degrees.</p><p>Under the Equality Act (2010), all employers and training providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for their employees and students. These same duties apply for apprentices, including degree apprentices in exactly the same way.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-04-25T15:50:10.24Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-25T15:50:10.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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3453
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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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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
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star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made on defining complex needs for the Disabled Students' Allowance. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL42 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 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>Extensive discussions are underway with a wide range of stakeholders to help inform the Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) Guidance for 2015/16, due this autumn. The guidance will set out the conditions under which DSA will apply. Students will continue to undergo individual study needs assessments, but their needs will be met by DSA and Higher Education Institutions through their duties under the Equality Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL43 more like this
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less than 2014-06-18T13:04:32.4524743Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-18T13:04:32.4524743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Addington remove filter