HC Deb 03 July 1978 vol 953 c24W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total amount of moneys paid by all local authorities to universities, colleges and polytechnics for use by student unions in each of the last five years.

Mr. Oakes

This information is not available. However, it is estimated that the total cost to public funds of student union membership fees for full-time students in the United Kingdom was about £13 million for the 1976–77 academic year.

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