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 Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) 2:24 pm, 19th January 2016

More than 45,000 students from England each year choose to study elsewhere in the UK, including at Glasgow University in my constituency. How does scrapping maintenance grants incentivise them to travel further from their home to get the benefit of education at universities outside England?