Students: Disability

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 30th October 2014.

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Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Labour, Poplar and Limehouse

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will bring forward proposals to give disabled pupils a right of appeal against higher education institutions at a special educational needs and disability tribunal where an institution fails to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010.

Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark Minister of State (Universities and Science), Minister of State (Cabinet Office), Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

There are already a number of rights of appeal available to students.

The Government is working with interested parties to consider if further changes are needed.

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