HC Deb 03 July 1989 vol 156 c3W
69. Miss Lestor

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the current level of expenditure on overseas students funded under the aid programme; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Chris Patten

Provision for the financial year 1989–90 is £94 million in support of more than 15,000 overseas students. In addition, a contribution of £5.8 million is being made available to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office scholarships and awards scheme.

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