Chancellor of Exchequer gives evidence to Lords committee
08 September 2017
The Economic Affairs Committee questions the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, in his annual evidence session on Tuesday 12 September 2017.
In his first appearance before a Select Committee since the 2017 general election, the Chancellor answers questions about the Committee’s current inquiry into the Economics of Higher, Further and Technical Education, as well as questions on the current economic outlook.
Tuesday 12 September in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
The Committee are likely to ask about subjects relating to its present inquiry, including:
Expansion of higher education
Underemployment of graduates
Sustainability of the student loan system
Proposed sale of the pre-2012 student loan book
Funding of further and technical education
The Committee are also likely to ask about the following topics:
Current state of the British economy
Brexit and transitional arrangements
Post-Brexit immigration policy
International students and the net migration target
Hinkley Point C
The Chancellor appears annually before the Economic Affairs Committee to be asked about a range of current economic issues. The Committee is chaired by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean. Current committee members include Lord Lamont of Lerwick and Lord Darling of Roulanish.
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