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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.

Student voter registration: European Parliament elections 2019

Guidance for universities to help support student voter registration.
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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.
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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

Research and innovation key to plans for UK prosperity

27 June 2019
UUK has linked with business, charities and researchers to appeal to Conservative leadership hopefuls

Supporting universities must be a top priority for the next prime minister

11 June 2019
The next prime minister has a golden opportunity to deliver jobs, regional growth and improve life chances across the UK by working with universities.