Labour to unveil plans for overhaul of universities

Peter Lazenby - 16 February 2019

A RADICAL overhaul of higher education will be unveiled by Labour today, including ending the scandal of huge salaries and benefits paid to university vice-chancellors.

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has vowed a Labour government would introduce a maximum ratio of 20 to one between the highest paid and lowest paid university employees.

Vice-chancellors will also be banned from sitting on the remuneration committees which set their salaries and benefits, she promised... See more