HC Deb 24 July 1997 vol 298 c752W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will review the need of veterinary science students for supplementary maintenance grant in respect of additional weeks spent on work experience as part of their training during the summer vacation period; and if he will make a statement. [9774]

Dr. Howells

The National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education has been considering possible future arrangements for student support—including supplementary maintenance grants—and is due to report shortly. The Government will set out their proposals in the light of the committee's recommendations.