HC Deb 21 June 1995 vol 262 c307W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what was the average mandatory loans and awards expenditure on each student from England and Wales in 1994–95; what proportion of the figure went on(a) student loans, (b) fee expenditure and (c) maintenance expenditure; what were the corresponding figures for those studying at the universities of (i) Oxford and (ii) Cambridge; and if she will make a statement. [29049]

Mr. Boswell

In the academic year 1993–94, the latest year for which data are available, the average expenditure per mandatory award holder in England and Wales was £3,790 of which 56 per cent. was on fees and 44 per cent. on maintenance.

The average loan to students, including those who do not qualify for mandatory awards, in England and Wales in the academic year 1993–94 was £740.

Separate data in respect of those studying at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge are not collected centrally.