Universities’ annual funding reduced by £398m

The government is to cut university funding in England by a total of £398m for 2010-11 compared with this year, Business Secretary Lord Mandelson said.

In a letter to the Higher Education Funding Council For England (Hefce), he also asks universities to protect quality and access to higher education.

His letter confirms efficiency savings of £180m and £83m – and makes a further £135m budget reduction …

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