Highlights of the week ending 22 October

Ahead of next week’s Budget and Spending Review, Michelle Donelan set out higher education student finance arrangements for the 2022/23. As already announced, tuition fees will remain at £9250. All eyes, however, will be on the Chancellor next week and the expected details on the future of higher education funding. Will we finally get a full response to Sir Philip Augar’s review, which reported back in 2019?