Treasury WILL launch sale of £100bn for student loans next SPRING
Officials are in the process of preparing the first tranche of the pre-2012 student loan book for sale, but the Office For Budget Responsibility says that is unlikely to occur before April and the end of the Government’s 2016/17 financial year.
Instead, it believes the sale will be completed during spring and summer.
In its latest economic and fiscal outlook, the OBR said: “We judge the probability that the first sale will be completed in 2016/17 to be less than 50 per cent.
"We have assumed that the first sale will be completed in early 2017/18, but that the Government will still... read more
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