Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day] — Student Maintenance Grants

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:24 pm on 19th January 2016.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark 2:24 pm, 19th January 2016

The point I want to make is that applications to the most selective universities from students from the lowest income households has fallen since 2010, from 16.2% in 2010 to 15.3% in 2014. What impact, in terms of the number dropping further, will this policy have?