§ Mrs. Thatcher
No, Sir. I hope to announce in the spring the results of the current review of student grants, including any change in the parental contribution.
§ Mr. Raison
No contribution towards fees or maintenance is required from parents whose residual income, that is, the income left after offsetting certain items against gross income, is less than £1,500 a year. At £1,500 the contribution is £30. It then increases at the rate of £1 for every additional £5 of residual income up to £1,999, and beyond that at the rate of £1 for every additional £10 of residual income.