Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills


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Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills

A former official of the British government responsible for the administration of universities, adult learning programs, and other public bodies (such as the Medical Research Council) intended to promote education. The position ceased to exist when the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills became part of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
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The Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills made the visit as part of the Government's work to ensure Britain is well placed to weather the economic downturn and emerge from it stronger.
Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills John Denham said: "This is a great example of collaborative innovation in action.
The city was highlighted in a White Paper published by John Denham, Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, and welcomed by the CBI.
Professors from the department have written to John Denham, secretary of state for innovation, universities and skills, to express their concern at the projected funding shortfall for the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), which supports research work in particle physics and astronomy.
It's in our hands--urging people to take control of their future by investing in skills, will be launched today by Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS), John Denham and the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) Chairman, Chris Banks at an event attended by over 150 further education and skills stakeholders at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London.
The Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills will highlight that, with six million adults of working age currently with only A-levels or equivalent qualifications, there exists a large pool of untapped talent in the workforce which may benefit from higher education.
Secretary of state for innovation, universities and skills John Denham said: "I am delighted that some of our most selective institutions are working together to recognise each other's widening participation schemes."
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