Tuition Fees

Education and Skills written question – answered on 13th June 2005.

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Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Conservative, Hammersmith and Fulham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much was raised through student tuition fees in Hammersmith and Fulham constituency in (a) 1997, (b) 2001 and (c) 2004.

Photo of Bill Rammell Bill Rammell Minister of State (Universities), Department for Education and Skills

Students on full-time undergraduate courses and their families are expected to make a contribution towards the cost of their tuition only if they can afford to do so. The amount of the contribution depends on family income.

The amount of private contributions to tuition fees by students from Hammersmith and Fulham, and England and Wales for academic year 2004/05 are given in the table.

Private contribution to tuition fees in Hammersmith and Fulham, and England and Wales for academic year 2004/05
Academic year 2004/05(72) £ million
Hammersmith and Fulham 0.8
England and Wales 424.7

(72)Provisional (as at 8 June 2005)

Source:

Student Loans Company

Private contributions to tuition fees were introduced in 1998/99 therefore no data are available for academic year 1997/98.

Up to 2002/03, data were collected from LEAs to produce national estimates and the data collection exercise did not allow for the production of firm figures below this level; data at local education authority or regional level are therefore not available for 2001/02.

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