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Universities: Donors

Question for Department for Education

UIN 154247, tabled on 14 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department plans to introduce a register of overseas donations for universities.

Answered on

21 April 2022

As my right hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Education has stated, we are further exploring the issues raised in the proposed Report Stage amendment to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill, seeking to introduce transparency and public reporting of foreign donations to universities.

I will provide an update on the outcome of this work when the Bill returns to the House of Commons.

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