HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 c412W
Mr. Jenkin

To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will announce the post graduate bursary and studentship rates payable by his Department for the academic year 1994–95.

Mr. Boswell

The main maintenance rates under the Department's own postgraduate awards scheme for certain professional and vocational courses in the academic year 1994–95 will be as follows, with 1993–94 rates shown in brackets:

1994–95 £ 1993–94 £
London 3,295 (3,170)
Elsewhere 2,600 (2,500)
Parental home 1,965 (1,890)
London 5,555 (5,340)
Elsewhere 4,415 (4,245)
Parental home 3,255 (3,130)

These represent increases of 4 per cent. on the current year's rates. The relevant supplementary allowances will be increased broadly in line.