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Disabled Students' Allowances: Brighton

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 199423, tabled on 5 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students received disabled students' allowance in Brighton and Hove local authority area in (a) 2012-13 and (b) 2013-14.

Answered on

12 June 2014

Information on students awarded and paid Disabled Students' Allowance is published annually by Student Loans Company (SLC) in the Statistical First Release ‘Student Support for Higher Education England'. The latest statistics are available at the following link:

http://www.slc.co.uk/media/694170/slcsfr052013.pdf

A further breakdown for Brighton and Hove local authority has been provided in the table. Equivalent figures for the academic year 2013/14 will be available from November 2014.

Students in receipt of Disabled Students Allowance from Brighton and Hove Local Authority

Academic Year 2012/13

Effective date: 13/11/2013

Academic Year

2012/13

Application Type

Number Paid DSA

Full-Time Application

450

Part-Time Application

10

Post Graduate DSA

80

Total

530

Notes:

[1] Disabled Student Allowance may be paid to the Student or to a Supplier on the student's behalf.

[2] Figures are derived from the Post Code of the applicant's home address.

[3] The effective date is that of the November 2013 Awards Statistical First Release. The figures are therefore provisional and do not include students who were awarded DSA after November 2013.

[4] DSA Payments may be made at any point during the Academic Year or after the end of the Academic Year.

[5] Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10. Totals may not add to the sum of the components due to rounding.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills