§ Mr. Macdonald
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the percentage of full-time students in Scotland receiving(a) 1 to 9 per cent., (b) 10 to 19 per cent., (c) 20 to 29 per cent., (d) 30 to 39 per cent., (e) 40 to 49 per cent., (f) 50 to 59 per cent., (g) 60 to 69 per cent., (h) 70 to 79 per cent., (i) 80 to 89 per cent., (j) 90 to 99 per cent., (k) and 100 per cent. respectively, of the student grant.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The latest available complete figures, which relate to session 1987–88, are as follows. The analysis is based on Scottish domiciled full-time students in receipt of maintenance grants under the students' allowances scheme. The figures show the percentage of such students whose actual maintenance grant entitlement falls within each of the defined proportions of their full standard maintenance allowance.
Percentage a) 2.5 b) 3.3 c) 3.9 d) 4.2 e) 4.7 f) 5.1