Richard Lochhead

Scottish National Party MSP for Moray


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  • Scottish Parliament: Medical School Places (Scottish Universities) 19 Jun 2019

    The Scottish Government is taking a number of measures to ensure that Scottish students from all sectors of society can access medical places. We are, for instance, funding 50 ring-fenced widening access places, focused on applicants from the 20 per cent most-deprived council wards. As of 2019, we are also increasing numbers from 40 to 50 on our targeted pre-medical entry courses, which are...
  • Scottish Parliament: Medical School Places (Scottish Universities) 19 Jun 2019

    As autonomous institutions, universities and colleges have responsibility for managing their affairs, which includes decisions made on the fee status of individual students. Institutions assess students based on the criteria that are laid out in regulations and on evidence that students provide. As a result, on rare occasions, those decisions vary from institution to institution. In the case...
  • Scottish Parliament: University Applications (People with Leave to Remain) 19 Jun 2019

    As autonomous bodies, it is for universities to determine the tuition-fee status of students who apply for higher education courses, in accordance with the Education (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2011. Eligibility for home-rate fees is determined with reference to an applicant’s residence rather than their nationality or place of birth.

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Scottish National Party MSP for Moray

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented North East Scotland

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