§ Mr. van Straubenzee
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he has had any discussions with the Minister for Overseas Development concerning the Government's proposal to give financial assistance to those overseas students who will be unable to pay the increase in tuition fees which comes into force in the next academic year.
§ Mr. Gerry Fowler
My right hon. Friend's statement in the House on 16th December in respect of recommended fee levels and arrangements in the academic year 1976–77 was made after consultation with my right hon. Friend the Minister for Overseas Development.—[Vol. 902, c. 553–4.]