Mandelson’s HE cuts

Lord Mandelson keynote speech at Lord Dearing Memorial Conference
The main thrust of his speech though was about the consequences of the cuts in HE funding he had recently announced. In essence, he was uncompromising in presenting the reductions as a necessary contribution to wider public finance savings and as an opportunity to universities to reconsider their spending and help to “focus minds” on the need to seek out new sources of funding.

Author: Terry Madeley

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