Disabled Students’ Allowances

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th December 2014.

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Photo of Lord Addington Lord Addington Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of Disabled Students' Allowance is provided for (1) computers and assistive technology, and (2) training to use that technology.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Information on Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure is not available at the level requested.

A breakdown of Disabled Students’ Allowance expenditure by allowance type was presented in ‘Disabled Students’ Allowance: Equality Analysis’, which was published in October 2014.” The publication can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364182/bis-14-1108-higher-education-disabled-students-allowances-equality-analysis.pdf

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