HC Deb 14 December 1993 vol 234 c619W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what was the total budget for the Higher Education Funding Council for 1992–93 and 1993–94; and what is the planned budget for 1994–95.

Mr. Boswell

The Higher Education Funding Council for England assumed responsibility for funding universities and colleges in England from 1 April 1993. The planned capital and recurrent grant for the council announced in the Budget is £2,789 million for 1993–94 and £3,418 million for 1994–95. The latter includes compensation for the reduction in publicly funded tuition fees in 1994–95.