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Update from the House of Lords: debate on the DSA and student’s £200 contribution

Wednesday 16 May 2018

BDA President, Lord Addington recently attended a debate on Disabled Students Allowances in the House of Lords, 14th May 2018.

Lord Addington: "To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation on 16 April (HC135033), what assessment they have made of the extent to which the £200 equipment contribution for those claiming disabled students allowances had a direct effect on reducing the number of students receiving such allowances by 4,600 between 2014–15 and 2015–16."

You can read more about the debate here, and also here.