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Higher Education: Freedom of Expression

Question for Department for Education

UIN 33208, tabled on 14 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish the data held by the Office for Students on the number of external speakers and events occurring across higher education institutions including the number of rejected speakers for the (a) 2018-19, (b) 2019-20 and (c) 2020-21 academic years .

Answered on

19 July 2021

The Department for Education does not hold information regarding external speakers and events occurring across higher education institutions including the number of rejected speakers. Guidance on how to request information held by the Office for Students directly can be found on the following website: https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/contact/how-to-request-information-from-us/.

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