HC Deb 03 May 1994 vol 242 c456W
Mr. Thurnham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education when he expects to reach a decision on Bolton Institute of Higher Education's application for research degree availability powers; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Newton

I have been asked to reply.

The institute's application for research degree-awarding powers is currently under consideration and a decision will be reached as soon as possible.