Tuesday 19-01-2016 - 09:44
Watch the live stream of the parliamentary debate on the scrapping of university maintenance grants.
The government is trying to abolish university maintenance grants, a move that will force 500,000 of the country's poorest students into even further debt and discourage many more from applying. They tried to pass the legislation through a committee of just 18 MPs, but following a campaign from NUS and students' unions across the country a full debate on the issue was eventually forced.
The maintenance grants debate is currently underway:
If the live stream is not working correctly, please check www.parliamentlive.tv