HC Deb 06 February 1969 vol 777 cc150-1W
Dr. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the names of the four Americans who have been disrupting work at British universities; what courses they are following and at which universities; how long they have so far spent respectively at universities; what are their ages; and what moneys they are receiving from public funds, through what channels and for what purpose.

Mr. Edward Short

My comments in the debate on 29th January were intended to indicate that the ringleaders of the disturbances at the London School of 'Economics included overseas students who were being subsidised by the British taxpayers.

The subsidy is the difference between fees paid and the full cost of the tuition. It is not for me to give the names of the students concerned. Any disciplinary action would be a matter for the school authorities.