August 18, 2020

Exam results: Tory MP Huw Merriman calls for rebate on student loans | News

Exam results: Tory MP Huw Merriman calls for rebate on student loans | News


Students affected by the A-levels chaos should not have to pay their full fees, a senior Conservative MP has said.

Huw Merriman said that “more of an offer” needed to be made to young people who were rejected by their first choice of university or would have to postpone their studies.

The MP for Bexhill & Battle told PM on BBC Radio 4 that the awarding of A-level results had been “unsettling”, “uncertain” and “upsetting”.

“A-level grades are a momentous and worrying time as it is, so to make it up for them we should be looking at what their student loan provision should be for the year coming into university,” he said. “We need to look at their student loan rates for their first



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