Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Mr Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of EU students leaving UK universities repaid their student loans in the latest period for which figures are available. [106198]

    Mr Willetts: The repayment status of borrowers who take out Income Contingent Repayment (ICR) loans is published by the Student Loans Company (SLC) in the Official Statistics release “Income Contingent Repayments by Repayment Cohort and Tax Year”.

    The most recent release was published in June 2011 and refers to financial year 2010-11