COMMONS

Minister questioned on higher education in a separate Scotland

03 February 2014

The Committee is exploring several subjects to help the people of Scotland make an informed choice in the forthcoming referendum on separation in September 2014.

Purpose of Session

The purpose of this evidence session is to discuss the implications of separation on higher education, science and research in Scotland. The session is expected to cover issues such as funding of higher education, tuition fees, research expertise, recruitment and access to higher education. At 2.30pm the Committee will also take oral evidence from the Rt Hon David Mundell on the inquiry into the impact of the Bedroom Tax & other changes to housing benefit in Scotland.

The Committee will take evidence on Tuesday 4 February 2014 in Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster.

Witnesses

At 2.30pm

  • Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

At 3.15pm

  • Rt Hon David Willets, Minister of State for Universities and Science
  • Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

Further information

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