Economic Update

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:03 pm on 8th July 2020.

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Photo of Emma Hardy Emma Hardy Shadow Minister (Education) 1:03 pm, 8th July 2020

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has said that 13 universities could go bust as a result of covid-19. That will not only reduce choice and opportunity, but create unemployment and damage the local economies where they reside. Can the Chancellor state his commitment to build back better and support social mobility by confirming that no university will be allowed to collapse?