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International Higher Education Students

Debate between Lord Krebs and Lord Morgan
Tuesday 21st March 2023

(1 year, 4 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Morgan Portrait Lord Morgan (Lab)
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My Lords, is it not lamentable—

Lord Krebs Portrait Lord Krebs (CB)
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My Lords, it is not just international students who are important to our universities but international research funding. In this context, does the Minister agree with the analysis that shows that, in the two oldest universities in this country, Oxford and Cambridge—I declare an interest as a retired Oxford professor—funding from the European Union has fallen from £130 million a year to £1 million a year? What is the Government’s assessment of the impact of this loss of £129 million a year, and what are the Government going to do about it?