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UUK-GuildHE letter to peers on Higher Education and Research Bill priorities

The president of UUK and chair of GuildHE have written to members of the House of Lords during Committee stage of the Higher Education and Research Bill.

With more than 500 amendments, this letter highlights for peers 10 major areas of the bill which continue to raise concerns for the sector and focuses on amendments which will address these concerns.



 

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