HC Deb 30 April 1998 vol 311 c188W
Mr. Welsh

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what decision she has taken on whether to provide funds for the payment of fourth year tuition fees for eligible Northern Irish students at Scottish universities; and if she will make a statement. [40257]

Mr. Worthington

Northern Ireland students will not receive public support for fees in the fourth year of Scottish 4-year degrees where similar degree courses in Northern Ireland, England and Wales are of 3 years' duration.