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Higher Education: Mental Health Services

Question for Department for Education

UIN HL17322, tabled on 18 July 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish details of the £1 million competition run by the Office for Students to find innovative new ways to support mental health at universities and colleges as announced by the Prime Minister on 17 June.

Answered on

24 July 2019

On 17 June, my right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister announced the creation of a £1 million fund to enable development of innovative proposals that drive improvements in mental health support for higher education students.

The Office for Students is currently working with students, sector representatives, experts and relevant government departments to develop the priorities of this £1 million competition. They aim to publish further details by the end of the year.