Urgent Question on Higher Education Funding

11 October 2017

Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner asked an Urgent Question on higher education funding in the House of Commons on 11 October 2017.

The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Joseph Johnson, responded to the statement, outlining changes to the repayment threshold for student loans.

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