HC Deb 18 November 1997 vol 301 c160W
Mr. Welsh

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if the Government will use the money raised from the sale of the student loan book for re-investment in higher education. [15524]

Dr. Howells

[holding answer 12 November 1997]: The sale proceeds will be available to the Government to meet their expenditure commitments including those in higher education, and have already been taken into account within the Department's spending plans.