Politics and policy reporter, deputy news editor, @timeshighered. Currently on an extended spell of parental leave.

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RT @publicapptscomm: . @_peterriddell letter in @thetimes today on @educationgovuk ‘serious and avoidable failure of due dilligence’ on… https://t.co/KN2Skik6sb
Not much variation in universities ministers' experiences of HE these days - with Sam Gyimah 3 out of 4 Tory holders of post since 2010 have been Oxford grads. The other, Greg Clark, went to Cambridge.
By removing Jo Johnson and Justine Greening from DfE, Theresa May removes opposition to a 'major review' of university funding - which may have been the point.
Reshuffled Jo Johnson leaves a major legacy as universities minister in TEF and OfS, further attempts at marketising HE - we'll see whether that all leaves English sector stronger or weaker.
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