It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
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The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Ben Everitt: Why the plan for a technical university in Milton Keynes offers new opportunities for higher education – and business
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
Ben Southwood: The Government’s housing plans need to be refined – not scrapped. They will work if the detail is got right.
These figures will change substantially in the final version of the algorithm, especially because it will take into account green belt restrictions.
“If universities can’t defend free speech, the Government will”, said Williamson in February. He meant it.
The Education Secretary’s Higher Education Restructuring Regime is an important step towards fighting cancel culture.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
Victoria Hewson: The curious tale of Oxfordshire, a trans inclusion toolkit – and a High Court Review
The application by a 13-year-old schoolgirl could change the way in which schools and colleges apply guidance on gender identity.
We can’t continue to favour projects such as Crossrail over developing infrastructure in other parts of the country which generate much greater relative returns.
Neil O’Brien: R & D. We invest disproportionately in the first at the expense of the second. Here’s how to improve.
This imbalance is driven by the core science budget: the Research Councils (which fund projects) and Quality Related “QR” funding, which universities allocate.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – Adapting our Party for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is our greatest challenge
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
This small measure may well go some way to restoring the faith of voters in democratic measures – not least in Oxford.
He would be averse to leaving without a deal, but even more alarmed by the idea of taking any course of action which risked breaking the Tory Party into fragments.