HC Deb 24 February 2003 vol 400 c375W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to minimise tuition fees costs for people wanting to undertake a three-year social worker degree. [98591]

Jacqui Smith

The bursary for social work students, which we are introducing in September 2003, will include the contribution for tuition fees which the local education authority has assessed the student should meet.