Parliamentary Question on University Admissions

A Parliamentary Question from Lord Lexden on university admissions policy.

Lord Lexden (Conservative)

To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will ensure that universities retain the freedom to set their own admissions policies.

Lord Henley

(Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Conservative)

Universities are independent and autonomous organisations and as such are responsible for their own admissions decisions. The Government have no legal power to interfere in university admissions.