MP, Nottingham East
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Was it always part of the Chancellor’s long-term plan to scrap the maintenance grants for students from lower-income backgrounds? The Institute for Fiscal Studies said this morning that this change “will raise debt for the poorest students, but do little to improve Government finances in the long run.” Can the Chancellor tell us why this was not in his manifesto?
Well, that fell a bit flat. I was asking about the Chancellor’s manifesto and what he promised. Taking away maintenance grants was always part of his plan wasn’t it, but he did not have the guts to tell students and their families before an election? However much he spins it, he is hitting students with more fees, more repayments and more debt—much more debt. Will he confirm...
I am not “right honourable”.
Labour/Co-operative MP for Nottingham East
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Also represented Shipley
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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.
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