HC Deb 08 November 1999 vol 337 c455W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on delays in the payment of grants to student nurses. [97492]

Mr. Denham

We accept that there have been delays in the payment of bursaries to some National Health Service funded student nurses and are aware that a minority of students have not yet received bursaries to which they are entitled.

Around 24,000 bursary applications have now been processed and all students who are entitled will have received a payment by 10 November.

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