HC Deb 17 July 1990 vol 176 c489W
Mr. Andrew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if students training to qualify as physiotherapists and other vocational qualifications registered under the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960 are eligible for a student loan.

Mr. Jackson

The Education (Student Loans) Act, together with the regulations recently approved by Parliament, make the loan available to full-time students who meet the personal eligibility requirements and who attend courses of the type prescribed by schedule 1 of the Act at educational institutions receiving support from public funds. At other institutions such courses would have to be specifically designated.