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Statement on misleading claims about the appointment of Lord Wharton as chair of the Office for Students

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Lord James Wharton was appointed chair of the Office for Students on Monday, 8 February. There are unfounded suggestions in the press that the appointment was not made in line with standard guidelines for such appointments. This is categorically untrue.

Additional £50 million to support university students impacted by Covid-19 – Your questions answered

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What have you announced today? Today we have announced that thousands of students will benefit from an additional £50 million to support them with financial pressures from the pandemic. The new funding means that universities will be able to help students impacted by the pandemic, …

Inaccurate reports regarding Free School Meals over February half term

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We are aware of confusion caused by reports in the media about the provision of free school meals over half term. As was the case at Christmas, vulnerable families will continue to receive help with food and other essentials such …