§ Mr. Stuart Holland
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) how much of the current student grant is scheduled for purchases of books by students:
(2) what percentage increase is being made in the share of student grants for book purposes in 1986–87.
§ Mr. Walden
In the current academic year there is a notional sum of £181 within the student grant for books and equipment. The equivalent figure for 1986–87 has not yet been decided. A notional sum for books is not identified separately.