Kate Green MP puts DSA Questions to Government

Kate Green MP (Lab: Shadow Minister for Disabilities) has today put a series of questions to the Government on Disabled Student’s Allowances. The questions are available online as ‘Questions for Oral of Written Answer beginning on Wednesday 29th October 2014 (the ‘Questions Book’)’.

Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on Wednesday 29th October 2014 [opens PDF] 

These are as follows (p1-2)

Q3: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the funding given to higher education institutions to recruit and support disabled children.

Q4: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many appeals have been (a) made to and (b) upheld by the Office of the Independent Adjudicator by disabled pupils about a failure by a higher education institution to make reasonable adjustment under the Equality Act 2010.

Q5: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether he has sought views from individual disabled pupils about the impact of proposed changes to disabled students allowance.

Q6: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what criteria his Department used to determine which bodies should be consulted over proposed changes to disabled students allowances.

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