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

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 19th January 2016.

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Photo of Paul Farrelly Paul Farrelly Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme 3:42 pm, 19th January 2016

Casting our minds back to over 10 years ago, the Labour Government capped fees at £3,000 and reintroduced maintenance grants. The third element was bursaries from universities. Does my hon. Friend agree that we should look very carefully at this direction of travel and ask the Minister to make clear that bursaries are not the next target?