The Education (Student Finance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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2020No. 143 (W. 26)

EDUCATION, WALES

The Education (Student Finance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Made11February2020

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales13February2020

Coming into force2020

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 22(2)(b) and (c) and 42(6) of the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998( 1) and now exercisable by them( 2), make the following Regulations:

PART 1

TITLE, COMMENCEMENT AND APPLICATION

Title, commencement and application

2.—(1) The title of these Regulations is the Education (Student Finance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 2020.

(2) These Regulations come into force on … 2020 and apply to the provision of support to students in relation to an academic year which begins on or after 1 August 2020, whether anything done under these Regulations is done before, on or after that date.

PART 2

AMENDMENTS TO THE EDUCATION (STUDENT SUPPORT) (WALES) REGULATIONS 2017

Amendments to the Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2017

3. The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2017( 3) are amended in accordance with regulations 4 to 18.

Amendments to regulation 16

4. In regulation 16 (new fee grant)—

(1) in paragraph (3)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£4,665” substitute “£4,530”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£4,335” substitute “£4,470”;

(2) in paragraph (4)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£2,410” substitute “£2,340”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£2,090” substitute “£2,160”.

Amendments to regulation 19

5. In regulation 19 (new fee loan in respect of courses beginning on or after 1 September 2012)—

(a) in paragraph (3)(a), for “£4,335” substitute “£4,470”;

(b) in paragraph (4)(a), for “£2,090” substitute “£2,160”.

Amendments to regulation 22

6. In regulation 22 (accelerated graduate entry fee loan)—

(a) in paragraph (4)(a), for “£5,535” substitute “£5,785”;

(b) in paragraph (5)(b), for “£5,535” substitute “£5,785”.

Amendments to regulation 24

7. In regulation 24 (grants for disabled students' living costs), in paragraph (3)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£22,472” substitute “£23,258”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£5,657” substitute “£5,849”;

(c) in sub-paragraph (d), for “£1,894” substitute “£1,954”.

Amendment to regulation 26

8. In regulation 26 (grants for dependants – adult dependants' grant)—

(a) in paragraph (3)(a), for “£2,732” substitute “£3,094”;

(b) In paragraph (3)(b), for “£2,732” substitute “£3,094”.

Amendment to regulation 27

9. In regulation 27 (grants for dependants – childcare grant)—

(1) in paragraph (7)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£161.50” substitute “£174.22”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£274.55” substitute “£298.69”;

(2) in paragraph (9)(a), for “£115” substitute “£134.70”.

Amendment to regulation 28

10. In regulation 28 (grants for dependants – parents' learning allowance), in paragraph (2) for “£1,557” substitute “£1,766”.

Amendments to regulation 43

11. In regulation 43 (maximum amount of loans for eligible students with full entitlement who are 2010 cohort students, 2012 cohort students or 2012 accelerated graduate entry students undertaking their first year of study)—

(1) in paragraph (2)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (i), for “£5,684” substitute “£5,848”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (ii), for “£10,288” substitute “£10,584”;

(c) in sub-paragraph (iii), for “£8,756” substitute “£9,008”;

(d) in sub-paragraph (iv), for “£8,756” substitute “£9,008”;

(e) in sub-paragraph (v), for “£7,344” substitute “£7,555”;

(2) in paragraph (3) —

(a) in sub-paragraph (i), for “£5,147” substitute “£5,295”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (ii), for “£9,368” substitute “£9,638”;

(c) in sub-paragraph (iii), for “£7,616” substitute “£7,835”;

(d) in sub-paragraph (iv), for “£7,616” substitute “£7,835”;

(e) in sub-paragraph (v), for “£6,803” substitute “£6,999”.

Amendments to regulation 45

12. In regulation 45 (students with reduced entitlement)—

(1) in paragraph (1), sub-paragraph (a)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£2,699” substitute “£2,777”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£5,058” substitute “£5,204”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£3,598” substitute “£4,428”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£3,598” substitute “£4,428”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£3,598” substitute “£3,702”;

(2) in paragraph (1), sub-paragraph (b)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£2,699” substitute “£2,777”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£5,058” substitute “£5,204”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£4,304” substitute “£4,428”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£4,304” substitute “£4,428”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£3,598” substitute “£3,702”;

(3) in paragraph (1), sub-paragraph (c)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£4,263” substitute “£4,386”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£7,716” substitute “£7,938”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£6,567” substitute “£6,756”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£6,567” substitute “£6,756”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£5,508” substitute “£5,666”;

(4) in paragraph (2), sub-paragraph (a)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£2,052” substitute “£2,111”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£3,869” substitute “£3,980”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£2,804” substitute “£2,885”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£2,804” substitute “£2,885”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£2,804” substitute “£2,885”;

(5) in paragraph (2), sub-paragraph (b)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£2,052” substitute “£2,111”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£3,869” substitute “£3,980”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£3,146” substitute “£3,237”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£3,146” substitute “£3,237”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£2,804” substitute “£2,885”;

(6) in paragraph (2), sub-paragraph (c)—

(a) in paragraph (i), for “£3,860” substitute “£3,971”;

(b) in paragraph (ii), for “£7,026” substitute “£7,228”;

(c) in paragraph (iii), for “£5,712” substitute “£5,876”;

(d) in paragraph (iv), for “£5,712” substitute “£5,876”;

(e) in paragraph (v), for “£5,102” substitute “£5,249”.

Amendments to regulation 50

13. In regulation 50 (increases in maximum amount), paragraph (1)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£84” substitute “£86”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£162” substitute “£167”;

(c) in sub-paragraph (c), for “£177” substitute “£182”;

(d) in sub-paragraph (d), for “£177” substitute “£182”;

(e) in sub-paragraph (e), for “£127” substitute “£131”.

Amendments to regulation 88

14. In regulation 88 (grants for disabled part-time student's living costs), paragraph (3)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£16,853” substitute “£17,443”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£5,657” substitute “£5,849”;

(c) in sub-paragraph (d), for “£1,420” substitute “£1,465”.

Amendment to regulation 91

15. In regulation 91 (part-time adult dependants' grant)—

(a) in paragraph (3)(a), for “£2,732” substitute “£3,094”;

(b) in paragraph (3)(b), for “£2,732” substitute “£3,094”.

Amendments to regulation 92

16. In regulation 92 (part-time childcare grant)—

(1) in paragraph 6—

(a) in sub-paragraph (a), for “£161.50” substitute “£174.22”;

(b) in sub-paragraph (b), for “£274.55” substitute “£298.69”;

(2) in paragraph (8)(a), for “£115” substitute “£134.70”.

Amendment to regulation 93

17. In regulation 93 (part-time parents' learning allowance), in paragraph (2) for “£1,557” substitute “£1,766”.

Amendment to regulation 117

18. In regulation 117 (amount of grant), in paragraph

(2) for “£20,000” substitute “£20,580”.

PART 3

AMENDMENTS TO THE EDUCATION (STUDENT SUPPORT) (WALES) REGULATIONS 2018

Amendments to the Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2018

19. The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2018( 4) are amended in accordance with regulations 20 to 30.

Amendment to regulation 40

20. In regulation 40 (amount of tuition fee loan), in Table 2, category of student 4, column 4 for—

(a) “Wales, England and Scotland” substitute “Wales and England”;

(b) “Northern Ireland” in the last place that it occurs substitute “Scotland and Northern Ireland”.

Amendments to regulation 55

21. In regulation 55 (amount of maintenance loan: full-time students), Table 7—

(1) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 1 September 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 1 September 2020”;

(2) in column 4, for—

(a) “£6,840” substitute “£7,335”;

(b) “£10,530” substitute “£11,260”;

(c) “£8,225” substitute “£8,810”;

(d) “£3,420” substitute “£3,665”;

(e) “£5,265” substitute “£5,630”;

(f) “£4,110” substitute “£4,405”.

Amendments to regulation 56

22. In regulation 56 (amount of maintenance loan: full-time students who qualify for special support payment)—

(1) in Table 8—

(a) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 2020”;

(b) in column 3, for—

(i) “£7,840” substitute “£8,335”;

(ii) “£11,530” substitute “£12,260”;

(iii) “£9,225” substitute “£9,810”;

(2) in Table 8A—

(a) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 2020”;

(b) in column 3, for —

(i) “£3,420” substitute “£3,665”;

(ii) “£5,265” substitute “£5,630”;

(iii) “£4,110” substitute “£4,405”.

Amendments to regulation 57

23. In regulation 57 (increased maintenance loan for full-time students in extended years), in Table 9—

(1) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 1 September 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 1 September 2020”;

(2) in column 3, for—

(a) “£84” substitute “£86”;

(b) “£162” substitute “£167”;

(c) “£127” substitute “£131”.

Amendment to regulation 58

24. In regulation 58 (amount of maintenance loan: part-time students), in Table 10—

(a) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 1 September 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 1 September 2020”;

(b) in column 2, for “£5,815” substitute “£6,245”.

Amendment to regulation 58A

25. In regulation 58A (amount of maintenance loan: part-time students who qualify for special support payment), in Table 10A—

(a) in column 1, for “Beginning on or after 2018” substitute “Beginning on or after 2020”;

(b) in column 2, for “£6,815” substitute “£7,245”.

Amendments to regulation 63

26. In regulation 63 (amount of disabled student's grant), paragraph (2)...

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