The agency was expecting updates from the provinces on Thursday regarding how many beneficiaries were still waiting for their grants.
2.5-million beneficiaries will not get their grant payments if the contract with CPS is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.
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Now don't get me wrong, I am no supporter of the Tories. But on this occasion I must ask students, is this really the most important thing to you? Is this really the worst thing this government has done to us? If you think so then I would like to send you back to 2010 when the Conservative majority government tripled our tuition fees.
In a country where money can be found to bomb the Middle East, buy a royal baby an £8,000 wendy house, invest in new nuclear technology and cover MP's 'expenses', there ceases to be any logical explanation as to why student grants should be scrapped.
MPs will be debating the decision to scrap the student maintenance grant in parliament on Tuesday, after the motion was quietly
The current set-up goes easiest on those at the extremes - those from the lowest or highest income backgrounds while, across the board, there's increasingly disparity. Removing Grants raises as many questions as it answers, but is more in tune with daily student hardship than anything else on offer.
One fifth of pupils have said they can no longer afford to go to university following George Osborne's announcement student
So the news this week, that university grants for underprivileged students would be abolished, saddened me. Not for myself, not for my son, but for the thousands of kids out there, who will never be able to realise their potential, and don't even know it yet.