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Higher Education: Private Sector

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 12th May 2011.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he plans to amend the requirement to renew the grant of degree-awarding powers to private providers of higher education; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science)

holding answer 9 May 2011

The future regulatory regime, including the degree awarding powers process for all providers of higher education, will be considered in the forthcoming White Paper. This will set out the Government's proposals to encourage a more diverse and competitive higher education sector alongside an appropriate regulatory regime, which ensures high standards and protects students.

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