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Our work in parliament

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Our work in parliament – overview

Universities UK works on behalf of members to maintain strong relationships with political parties in parliament and to influence policy change.
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Political Affairs Network

Universities UK’s Political Affairs Network provides regular information on what’s happening in Westminster, the big issues being debated in parliament, and advice on ways for our members to engage with committees and inquiries.
House of Commons

All-Party Parliamentary University Group

The group enables communication between parliamentarians and university vice-chancellors, and provides a forum for discussing issues affecting the country’s university sector.
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Parliamentary briefings and submissions

We produce parliamentary briefings on a range of subjects based on the current legislative programme, our policy priorities and campaigns.

News

Response to passing of the Higher Education and Research Bill

27 April 2017
Universities UK's response to the passing of the Higher Education and Research Bill today

Response to Lords Higher Education Bill vote

10 January 2017
Universities UK response to the vote on the Higher Education and Research Bill in the House of Lords committee stage