Disabled Student’s Allowances Update: July Digest

With the Summer break, there has been a hiatus in posts here at the DSAs Observatory. In early July we posted on BIS policy updates to DSAs: (10 July 2014) and the 2nd July parliamentary debate on Disabled Student’s Allowances: transcript. However, there have been some key developments relating to cuts and changes to DSAs over the course […]




FoI request made to SLC on changes to assessment of DSA eligibility

On June 29th, Amanda Kent issued a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to the Student Loans Company (SLC) entitled ‘SLC impact assessment on changes to DSA eligibility, and the current protocols and procedures for assessing DSA eligibility’. This FoI request calls for information on two areas: Equality Analysis (Impact Assessment) conducted by the SLC in relation to the […]