A Bill to expand the scope of an existing scheme that enables dormant assets to be spent on good causes. Commons second reading is scheduled for Monday 6 December.
The Library has the following Briefings that are relevant to this debate:
Coronavirus: Support for businesses, – 24.06.21
Coronavirus: Test and Trace Support Payments – 15.06.21
FAQs: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – 08.03.21
In England the system of student finance is largely based on student loans. The number and value of loans has increased rapidly over time as the sector has expanded and loans replaced maintenance grants and much of direct funding for teaching. The expansion of loans has raised questions about graduate repayments and ultimately the cost of the system to the taxpayer.
This briefing explains why some university staff are striking over pensions and working conditions and what students can do if their studies are disrupted.