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Maintenance grants: watch the live parliamentary debate

Tuesday 19 January 2016 Higher Education

Watch the live stream of the parliamentary debate on the scrapping of university maintenance grants.

The government is trying to abolish university maintenance grants, a move that will force 500,000 of the country's poorest students into even further debt and discourage many more from applying. They tried to pass the legislation through a committee of just 18 MPs, but following a campaign from NUS and students across the country a full debate on the issue was eventually forced.

The maintenance grants debate is due to start at around 1.30pm.

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