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Student Loan Interest Rate

EDM number 356 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Lloyd on 10/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Loans and Students.

That this House deplores the recent rise in the interest rate for many student loan holders to 6.1 per cent when the current Bank of England base rate is 0.25 per cent; is concerned by the potential financial impact this will have on account holders and their families; and calls on the Government to set the interest rate no higher than the current RPI.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

Stephen Lloyd10/10/2017EastbourneLiberal DemocratProposed
Jim Shannon11/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Tim Farron11/10/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Ronnie Campbell11/10/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Marie Rimmer11/10/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Layla Moran11/10/2017Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Thelma Walker12/10/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Ruth George17/10/2017High PeakLabourSigned
Lady Hermon18/10/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Stephen Doughty18/10/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Mary Glindon19/10/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn23/10/2017JarrowLabourSigned
Jo Stevens23/10/2017Cardiff CentralLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
David Crausby01/11/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Tom Brake13/12/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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