HC Deb 11 May 1971 vol 817 c83W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the cost to the Exchequer in 1964–65 and 1969–70 under university maintenance allowances of deductions by parents for, respectively, allowances for mortgage relief, life insurance relief, and annual charges payable under covenant.

Mr. van Straubenzee

The awards in question are paid, in general, by local education authorities for undergraduates and by the Department of Education and Science for postgraduates but details of the allowances referred to are not available.