A graduate with a student loan of £41,000 will expect to earn during their career, net of tax and student loan repayments, £200,000 more than a similar individual with two or more A-levels. That is why more young people than ever are choosing to go to university, with the biggest jump coming from people from the most disadvantaged backgrounds.
No. In fact, the success of the Government’s policy reforms are reflected in the hon. Lady’s own constituency. In October 2009, 20.8% of young people in her constituency went to university, whereas this October it was 30.2%—nearly a 50% increase. What is extraordinary is that a day before the general election campaign begins, the Labour party has not worked out how to pay...
My right hon. Friend is absolutely right. I pay tribute, as the whole House should, to his work in achieving this transformation. This is a proud moment for him to leave the House, in a year in which more young people have been to university in this country than ever before as a result of the far-sighted policies that he championed in the House.
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Former Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Energy and Climate Change
- Duchy of Lancaster
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Energy
- Warm Front Scheme
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Carbon Emissions
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Universities and Science) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (19 Jul 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Decentralisation and Cities) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (6 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Shadow Minister for Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise (7 Nov 2006 to 2 Jul 2007)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2007)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
(a) Donations to my constituency
party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: G. Collins & Sons Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 78 High Street, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1YB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 3651851
(a) (Registered 4 March 2015)
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