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Response to minister's plans for higher education reform

Universities UK welcomes government amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill.

Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK, said: ‘This suite of amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill represents a significant step forward in addressing the majority of the concerns we have raised. The government has clearly listened to the arguments and evidence from the sector, and to the passionate and informed debate in the House of Lords, when drafting these possible solutions.'


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