Universities: Vice-Chancellors’ Pay - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:59 pm on 12th September 2017.

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Photo of Lord Cormack Lord Cormack Conservative 2:59 pm, 12th September 2017

My Lords, if universities are indeed autonomous—we have in this country some of the finest in the world and we should be proud—surely we should be publishing not naming-and-shaming lists but, rather, lists of those to whom the whole community owes something for the excellence they demonstrate. I put it to my noble friend that it is not the job of government to meddle in these things.