HC Deb 07 April 1998 vol 310 c228W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what estimate he has made of the annual cost to(a) higher education and (b) further education of the changes in employers' national insurance contributions announced in the Budget. [38316]

Dr. Howells

The Department is currently discussing estimates of these costs with the relevant Funding Councils. I will write to the hon. Member when these discussions have been completed.