§ 51. Mr. Patrick Thompson
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what discussions he has recently had with the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals about the funding of universities.
§ Mr. Brooke
My right hon. Friend met the full committee of vice-chancellors and principals on 26 September to discuss a wide range of issues arising from the Green Paper on "The Development of Higher Education into the 1990s"; on 16 October he met representatives of the committee to discuss university funding and the pay of university staff.