Higher Education: White State-Educated Children

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at 11:34 am on 26 October 2022.

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Photo of Andrea Jenkyns Andrea Jenkyns The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education 11:34, 26 October 2022

Ensuring that everyone can access world-class education remains a priority. In 2021, we saw record higher education progression rates for disadvantaged white students who had free school meals. The Government are investing £3.8 billion more in high-quality education, skills and training provision, leading to good outcomes for young people and getting them the skills needed for economic growth, whichever good-quality route they choose.