Confused about maintenance loan for year 2

Philip624 Forumite Posts: 708
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My son has been told that his maintenance loan for the second year of his course is £4651 which is £90 less than year one. Does anyone know why this would be? I haven’t been asked to provide any salary details for this year. I thought I had read that maintenance loans weee to rise by about 2 per cent do I am not sure how this then equates to receiving £90 less than last year?
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  • kaMelo
    kaMelo Forumite Posts: 2,141
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    edited 15 April at 10:55AM
    For 2023/24 £4651 is the minimum maintenance loan for a student living away from home but outside London, he qualifies for that whether you submit details or not. If you do submit your household income details then a recalculation will occor and, if applicable, an uplift to his maintenance loan would be applied.

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