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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 27th November 2015.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Registration

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what equality impact assessment the Government has undertaken on the implications of the planned abolition of maintenance grants.

Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Registration

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of the proposed abolition of maintenance grants on the Government's target of doubling the proportion of people from disadvantaged backgrounds entering higher education between 2009 and 2020.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Universities and Science)

An Equality Analysis has been carried out and will be published alongside the regulations.

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