First round up of responses to cuts to DSAs

Buried beneath the Syria vote and launched into a higher education sector distracted by government Green Papers outlining the biggest restructuring for Higher Education since 1993, cuts to DSAs have received coverage – but digested analysis of the BIS consultation response is currently slow. Here are the responses we’ve seen so far….

Sector responses:

Disability Rights UK: Our statement on the Government’s response to DSA proposals

Green Party statement (via Economic Voice blog): Disabled students allowances cuts criticised by Green Party 

National Union of Students: NUS disappointed by DSA consultation response

National Deaf Children’s Society (via Deaf News): NDCS hits out at government over cut to disabled students allowance

Media coverage

Times Higher Education: Government confirms cuts to disabled students allowance

The Guardian: Government to cut funding for disabled university students

SL Magazine: Cuts to Disabled Student’s Allowance will especially disadvantage Deaf students

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