§ Mr. Pawsey
To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will announce the postgraduate bursary and studentship rates payable by his Department for the academic year 1993–94.
§ Mr. Boswell
The main maintenance rates under the Department's own postgraduate awards scheme for certain professional and vocational courses in the academic year 1993–94 will be as follows—1992–93 rates are shown in brackets:219W
£ £ Bursaries London 3,170 (3,085) Elsewhere 2,500 (2,435) Parental home 1,890 (1,840) Studentships London 5,340 (5,195) Elsewhere 4,245 (4,130) Parental home 3,130 (3,045)
These represent increases of 2.75 per cent. on the current year's rates. The relevant supplementary allowances will be increased broadly in line.