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Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Loans (25 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The mechanism for setting student loan interest rates is set out in legislation. The interest rate for Plan 2 and Plan 3 loans are set annually with reference to the Retail Price Index (RPI) from the previous March. The rates take effect from 1 September. The March RPI figure this year is a demonstration of the unusual events currently affecting all aspects of the economy and our society. The...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Staff (25 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Higher education providers are autonomous and responsible for the pay and pension provision of their staff. While the government has no direct role in the disputes, we have been clear that we want this disagreement resolved in a way that avoids further disrupting students’ learning. We strongly encourage a resolution that delivers good value for students, staff, and providers. The Pensions...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Loans (25 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The government has not yet made a decision on what interest rates will be applied to student loans from September 2022. We will be considering all options over the coming months and will confirm in due course the rates to apply from 1 September. Changes to student loan interest rates will not increase monthly student loan repayments. Monthly repayments are calculated as a fixed percentage...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Parliamentary Questions (25 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The department attaches great importance to the effective and timely handling of correspondence from members of parliament, including written parliamentary questions. Performance for the 2021/22 parliamentary session is above the Procedure Committee target of 85% throughout the period. The below table provides the average number of working days that it has taken for the department to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Travel (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Where staff are required to travel on official business, the departmental policy encourages the use of sustainable modes of transport. Public transport should always be considered first whilst value for money must be a priority. Staff are encouraged to use the cycle to work scheme and can also be reimbursed for using their own bicycles. The department and responsible public bodies are...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Office for Students: Political Impartiality (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, appoints non-executive directors to the Board of the Office for Students in accordance with Schedule 1 of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017 and the Governance Code for Public Appointments, which can be found here: https://publicappointmentscommissioner.independent.gov.uk/re gulating-appointments/governance-code/. Rachel...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Scholarships (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: We are currently considering options for the design of the scholarship, which will determine the date for rolling out the scheme. As part of the higher education reform consultation, we welcome views on how the eligibility for a national scholarship scheme should be set to support students and address ongoing financial barriers that can restrict high achieving, disadvantaged students from...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Telephones (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The table below details the department’s spend, by telephony type, on bills over the last five years for the period 1 April 2017 – 31 March 2022. The table highlights the breakdown on a financial year (April – March) basis. Financial Year/Service 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 Mobile Telephony £651,220.09 £492,834.91 £240,573.06 £374,504.50...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Office for Students: Directors (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Under Schedule 1, Section 4(2) of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017, it is for my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education to set the terms and conditions of a person’s appointment as a member of the Office for Students (OfS). Under Schedule 1, section 6(1), the OfS must pay to members of the OfS such remuneration as the Secretary of State may determine. As outlined...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Loans (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: We are freezing maximum tuition fees for the 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 academic years. By 2024/25, maximum fees will have been frozen for seven years. Students from the lowest-income households have access to the largest ever amounts of support for their living costs in cash terms. Maximum grants and loans for living costs were increased by 3.1% this academic year, and we have announced...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Freedom of Expression (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Since coming into post in 2021, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education has had wide ranging discussions with individual and groups of Vice-Chancellors, representatives from higher education representative groups, leading academics, and others. It is not possible to enumerate those discussions which covered freedom of speech.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Housing (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The Register of Overseas Entities forms part of the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, which received Royal Assent on 15 March 2022. Once the register opens for registrations, new acquisitions by overseas entities, including of purpose-built student accommodation, will have to be registered across the UK. Overseas companies already owning land in England and Wales, and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Finance (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The membership of the higher education Financial Sustainability Oversight Group is: Department for Education:Deputy Director of Higher Education Reform (Chair).Deputy Director of Higher Education and Further Education Finance Business Partnering.Deputy Director for Further Education Quality, College Improvement and Sponsorship.Head of Higher Education Restructuring Regime and Financial...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Remote Education (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Since his appointment in 2021, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education has regularly engaged with university Vice-Chancellors, higher education (HE) representative and mission groups, leading academics, and others who are active in the sector. These conversations have covered a wide range of HE sector issues. Although it is not possible to precisely quantify those...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Cybersecurity (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The department follows standard government security assessments to review and monitor cyber security and resilience. Departmental health security checks are carried out annually to track actions and progress. We do not directly assess the cyber security resilience of agencies and arm’s length bodies (ALBs). The department’s agencies and ALBs are responsible for maintaining their IT...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Parking (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: The attached table includes data to support the response relating to the Department for Education and arm’s length bodies. 151074_151075_table (pdf, 59.2KB)

Written Answers — Department for Education: Educational Institutions: Ukraine (22 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: Alongside our allies, we are united in support for Ukraine. I, alongside my hon. Friend, the Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, have recently written to the higher education sector to outline our expectation that universities review their partnerships with Russia and take appropriate action. This includes taking action on research partnerships as well as asking universities to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Donors (21 Apr 2022)

Michelle Donelan: As my right hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Education has stated, we are further exploring the issues raised in the proposed Report Stage amendment to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill, seeking to introduce transparency and public reporting of foreign donations to universities. I will provide an update on the outcome of this work when the Bill returns to the House of Commons.

Nationality and Borders Bill (20 Apr 2022)

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Nationality and Borders Bill: Before Clause 11 - Interpretation of Part 2 (20 Apr 2022)

...Courts Claire Coutinho Geoffrey Cox Virginia Crosbie Tracey Crouch David Davies Gareth Davies James Davies Mims Davies Philip Davies David Davis Dehenna Davison Caroline Dinenage Jonathan Djanogly Michelle Donelan Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax James Duddridge David Duguid Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Mark Eastwood Ruth Edwards Michael Ellis Tobias Ellwood Natalie Elphicke George...


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