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 […]
The transcripts from Wednesday’s Westminster Hall debate (pictured) on cuts to Disabled Student’s Allowances are now available on the House of Commons website. The transcripts run across two separate webpages. The first part is available on the House of Commons hansard column 267WH-277WH: Transcript of Westminster debate on DSAs, part 1. The second part is available between column 277WH-295WH: Transcript of […]
The House of Commons Westminister Hall debate on changes to Disabled Students Allowances, tabled by Julian Huppert MP, will be streamed live online from 2.30pm on the UK Parliament TV website. We will link to any recordings of the debate when they become available.
Changes to Disabled Students’ Allowances will be debated in the House of Commons in ‘Westminster Hall’ debate on Wednesday 2nd July from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. Debates in Westminster Hall give more time for individual MPs to raise issues of importance to them with a series of Private Members’ adjournment debates. Many MPs have expressed their concern about […]
On the 12 June 2014, the House of Commons Library issued a ‘Standard Note’ on changes to DSAs. This briefing document supplies an overview of ‘areas of concern and includes debate and comment on the proposals’ with a view to informing Members of Parliament in support of their parliamentary duties. Parliamentary Questions The Standard Note also reports parliamentary debate […]