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Higher Education

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 13 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what mechanisms exist for co-ordination of higher education policy between the Government and the devolved administrations. (204589)

Each administration determines its own higher education policies and all HE institutions are autonomous. Ministers and officials meet from time to time to discuss each others' policies and issues of common interest, such as information given to students about the support available if they study outside their home country.