Higher Education Funding

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:33 pm on 3rd November 2010.

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Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science) 12:33 pm, 3rd November 2010

We have indeed considered that carefully, and we are very happy to meet representatives from the Islamic community to discuss it with them further. Our belief is that the terms on which the money is being lent are so much more favourable than the commercial terms available in the market that they would not be covered by Islamic rules, but we are happy to discuss the matter further with the Islamic community.