For the 2019/20 academic year, the amount of full-rate subsidy and half-rate subsidy under means-tested
subsidy are HK$16,800 and HK$8,400 respectively.
Some 38.4 million of them, or 52.1 percent, lived in homes in which someone received welfare: i.e., "benefits from a means-tested
This would mean 70% of Welsh students will be eligible for some form of means-tested
grant support, in addition to a universal PS1,000, with around 35% eligible for the maximum grant.
Families with household incomes of less than PS20,000 would receive the PS1,000 non-means-tested maintenance grant, plus the maximum PS8,100 means-tested
The current system is actually much more efficient than bringing in a complex means-tested
"I declared the win to the authorities at the time, but it doesn't matter as it's not means-tested
The new system will provide a flat level of support, which is greater than the amount people currently receive through the basic state pension and means-tested
benefit is now viewed by many young people - though of course not all - as though it were a pension to draw for life until a job comes along.
Winter fuel payments should also be scrapped and a new means-tested
benefit to provide heating assistance to all low-income families introduced.
"It has to be means-tested
from the end of June and they wouldn't have got it."
This scheme offers grants up to pounds 2,700 towards central heating and cavity and loft insulation to those pensioners receiving means-tested
benefits such as Pension Credit, housing benefit or council tax benefit.
Fettes, whose ex-pupils include 1960s Formula 1 champ Jim Clark and James Bond creator Ian Fleming, has about 50 pupils out of 600 who receive a means-tested