§ Lord Blease
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will update the information provided in the Written Answer of 1st February 1982, on university study awards for Northern Ireland students for the academic years 1980–81 and 1981–82; and, if the information is not currently available for each of these years, whether they will indicate the earliest date by which it could be provided.
The Earl of Gowrie
In the academic year 1980–81 the following awards were made to Northern Ireland students for courses at universities:—
The expenditure on these awards is estimated as:—
Awards Universities in Undergraduate Postgraduate (i) Great Britain 2,667 202 (ii) Republic of Ireland 636 17
Undergraduate Postgraduate Fees Maintenance Fees Maintenance £m £m £m £m (i) Great Britain 2.1 3.1 0.2 0.4 (ii) Republic of Ireland 0.4 0.8 0.02 0.04
Information on awards in the academic year 1981–82 will not be available until early next year.