Student Bursaries and Loans

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 27 January 2016.

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Photo of Anne McTaggart Anne McTaggart Labour

Young people from deprived backgrounds in Scotland who get to university are facing cuts to grants and bursaries. Now, 70 per cent of Scottish students who emerge debt free come from better-off backgrounds. Will the Scottish Government restore grants and bursaries to help poorer students succeed in higher education?