Sir Keith Joseph

Former MP for Leeds North East

Recent appearances

  • University Funding 20 May 1986

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about university funding. The University Grants Committee is today writing to the universities to inform them of their grants for the 1986–87 academic year in the context of their planning to the end of the decade. This announcement represents the allocation between individual universities of the recurrent grant for 1986–87...
  • University Funding 20 May 1986

    The reaction of the hon. Gentleman. as the representative of the official Opposition, will not be the reaction of the world of universities, nor of the world of science. It is a landmark for the country that the UGC, with the Government's encouragement, is for the first time providing tangible evidence of the encouragement of excellence in universities in terms of the research quality of all...
  • University Funding 20 May 1986

    My hon. Friend has precisely the right reaction. In an attempt to assist universities, especially those that might otherwise be hard hit by the changes, the Government have expressed themselves ready, subject to the compliance of the universities with the conditions laid down, to consider allocating more money for 1987–88 and subsequent years.

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Former MP for Leeds North East

Entered the House of Commons on 9 February 1956 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

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