Media enquiries

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December 2014

Times Higher, 'Questions remain over postgraduate loan figures', John Morgan, 11 December 2014

The Guardian, 'Private universities benefit older and poorer students', Nick Hillman, 9 December 2014

Academies Week, 'Proposals will have a tangential impact on attainment in the state sector', Nick Thornsby, 6 December 2014

TES, 'Leadership - vocational CPD needs to get real', Jayne Stigger, 5 December 2014

Huffington Post UK, 'New loans for post-grads can make our society fairer', Tim Farron, 5 December 2014

Mail Online, 'Migrants awarded £15 million compensation after being illegally locked up in UK detention centres', Tom McTague, 5 December 2014

The Mirror, 'Immigrants paid £14 million in compensation for being unlawfully detained in Britain', Arj Singh, 4 December 2014

Times Higher, 'Postgraduate borrowers 'would face 50% tax'', John Morgan, 4 December 2014


Press release | Autumn Statement 2014: Government to adopt CentreForum postgraduate loans proposal | 3 December 2014


The Financial Times, 'Loans to revolutionise support for postgraduate study', Helen Warrell, 3 December 2014

Times Higher, 'Postgraduate loans welcomed but what about mature students?', John Morgan, 3 December 2014

Wonkhe, 'Autumn Statement: Pain, sorcery and a rabbit called Tim', Andy Westwood, 3 December 2014

The Guardian, Higher Education Network: 'Government loans for postgraduates are welcome, but unis must play their part', Joel Mullan, 3 December 2014

BBC Radio Sheffield, CentreForum's Stephen Lee discusses problems with the notion of "free education", 3 December 2014

Yorkshire Post, 'Lib Dems will fight to defend schools funding', David Laws, 2 December 2014

The PIE News, 'Future of UK HE depends on balanced fees and regulation, experts say', Katie Duncan, 2 December 2014

The Week, 'Autumn Statement: what has George got in store?', 1 December 2014

November 2014

Politics.co.uk, 'The coalition's found a new way of stifling education', Stephen Lee, 28 November 2014


Press release | "Equitable playing field" needed in HE regulation | 27 November 2014


Times Higher, 'Report praises expansion of private colleges', John Morgan, 27 November 2014

Times Higher, 'Postgraduate loans may be limited to graduates in STEM fields', John Morgan, 27 November 2014

BBC News, 'Weak academies need better supervision says Laws', Sean Coughlan, 27 November 2014

The Mirror, 'Tories a serious risk to the education system says Lib Dem David Laws', Jason Beattie, 27 November 2014

PoliticsHome, 'Lib Dem education minister: supervise schools locally', 27 November 2014 

Nursery World, 'Lib Dems would give early years teachers right to QTS', Katy Morgan, 27 November 2014

The Guardian, Social Care Network: 'How integrated working is helping Margate improve mental wellbeing', Paul Burstow, 27 November 2014

BBC News, 'Diversity key to London GCSE success', 12 November 2014 (see also Press Association)


Press release | Create a less hostile environment for asylum seekers, think tank urges government | 6 November 2014


Press Association, 'Report seeks asylum system changes', Jamie Grierson, 6 November 2014

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Putting mental health at the top of the agenda', Paul Burstow, 6 November 2014

Press TV, 'UK risks break in relations with Germany: analyst', 4 November 2014

Huffington Post, 'Putting mental health at the centre of debate', Paul Burstow, 3 November 2014

Press TV, 'The debate: EU challenges', 3 November 2014

October 2014

Spiked, 'Hey teacher, leave those parents alone', Ellie Lee, 21 October 2014

BBC News, 'Immigration points based systems compared', Adam Donald, 16 October 2014

The Journal, 'Vocational prestige needed to help tackle north skills crisis', Ruth Lognonne, 13 October 2014

The Guardian, 'Lib Dems set to appoint Danny Alexander chief economics spokesman', Patrick Wintour, 7 October 2014

Training Journal, 'Calls grow for Royal Commission on future of learning and skills', 7 October 2014

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Tall and Lindsay make the Liberal Democrat power list', 7 October 2014

The Telegraph, 'Beam me up Cleggy', Stephen Bush, 6 October 2014

BBC News, 'Lib Dem minister Norman Lamb in 'Miliband PM' warning', Brian Wheeler, 5 October 2014

Channel 4 News, 'Lib Dems adopt grim determination and shirt sleeves', Gary Gibbon, 5 October 2014

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'All in a day's Lib Dem conference: hustings, fringes, OMOV and sex work', Stephen Tall, 4 October 2014

Huffington Post, 'Conservative conference: 4 graphs that David Cameron doesn't want you to see', Asa Bennett, 1 October 2014