§ Mr. Robin F. Cook
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether the new level of student grant 336W announced on 14th May includes a vacation allowance; and if so of what amount.
§ Mr. Gerry Fowler
The grant is intended to cover fully the needs of students in term time, and to make some contribution towards their maintenance during vacations. The element for vacation maintenance is not separately identified in the grant.