Reply To: Maintenance loan- support element


The £3566 is this academic year 2017/2018 special support loan element. The amending legislation to enable a full disregard, you will find in DWP circular G8/2016. Extract below.

  1. . SI 2016/743 inserts a new regulation 64B ‘Treatment of Special Support Loans’ into SI 2006/213.

If you did not amend your CTR/CTS scheme for 2017-2018, technically, if they have any laibility after student exemption, you could not mirror that from HB.  

£3482 is the special support grant for pre 2016 cohorts.