§ 22. Mr. Whitehead
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received regarding the widening of grant support for Open University students; and if he will make a statement.78W
§ Mr. Waldegrave
My right hon. Friend has had a considerable number of representations asking him to extend the mandatory award scheme to include Open University students. He has, however, concluded that resources cannot at present be made available for this purpose.