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Universities: Scotland

Question for Department for Education

UIN 60837, tabled on 19 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions she has had with Ministers on the academic funding for Scottish universities after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

24 January 2017

University funding is a devolved matter, and Scottish university funding arrangements are therefore a matter for the Scottish Government to decide. However, DfE officials meet regularly with officials from the devolved administrations to discuss a range of issues regarding higher education after the UK leaves the EU, and will continue to do so as these issues progress.

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