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Publication - Statistics Publication

Education Maintenance Allowances (EMA): 2015-2016

Published: 7 Nov 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics

The EMA programme aims to provide support for young people aged 16 to 19 from low income families to overcome financial barriers to stay on in education.

Education Maintenance Allowances (EMA): 2015-2016
A National Statistics publication for Scotland

A National Statistics publication for Scotland

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

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Scott Dickie,
Advanced Learning and Skills Analysis,
Telephone: 0141 242 5627

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Email: Scott Dickie

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The Scottish Government
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