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General election 2019

19 November 2019

Ahead of the general election in December 2019, UCU published a manifesto setting out six key areas for reform of post-16 education and looked at how the main political parties' pledges stack up.

UCU's manifesto priorities include investment in further, higher and adult education as well as in the post-16 education workforce, reforming university admissions, making international staff feel welcome in the UK and putting skills at the heart of the climate transition.

UCU manifesto 2019 [555kb]

You can see how the main political parties' manifestos address these priorities by viewing our comparison page:

General election 2019: manifesto comparisons

Last updated: 25 January 2022