HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 c257W
Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the real value of student grants compared with May 1979.

Mr. Waldegrave

The main rate of mandatory award for students living away from home other than in London was 10 per cent. higher, in real terms, in the academic year 1978–79 than in academic year 1982–83.