Business, Innovation and Skills
Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what consultation he has had with organisations representing post-24 learners with special educational needs about support to access advanced learning loans and to manage them.
John Hayes (Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning), Business, Innovation and Skills; South Holland and The Deepings, Conservative)
In August 2011 the Government held a public consultation on proposals contained in 'New Challenges, New Chances', including 24+ Advanced Learning Loans. The Government received responses from a wide range of organisations including those representing post-24 learners with special educational needs.