Press release

million+ comments on Higher Education Commission report on future HE funding in England

18 Nov 2014

The university think-tank million+ has welcomed the publication of a report by the Higher Education Commission  titled ‘Too good to fail: the sustainability of higher education in England’. The report sets out six options for funding universities in the future and makes recommendations about research funding.

Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ said:

“The HE Commission has provided a useful summary of the options available to fund higher education in England and the recommendation that excellent research should be funded wherever it is found is very welcome.

“The general election is only months away and all political parties need to set out how they will end the hyper-concentration of research funding and  fully fund a higher education system in England that offers a high level of opportunity for all those who can benefit whatever their age or background.”


Notes to editors
1. For further information or to arrange an interview, contact Rochelle Owusu- Antwi, Press and Communications Officer, million+ on 020 7717 1658 / 07527 336 795 or email
2. million+ is a leading university think-tank. More information can be found at
3. The HE Commission’s Report will be published on 18 November.