File: "Conservative Party Initiatives: Keith Hampson"

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 COX4/4
  • Dates of Creation
      30 Jan 1975-15 Oct 1976
  • Physical Description
      57 pieces; 91 leaves.

Scope and Content

File containing correspondence and papers relating to: Cox's acceptance in February 1975 of an invitation to join a working party considering the aims and structure of post-secondary education, and to advise the parliamentary Conservative Party on education issues; discussions by the Education Policy Group in 1975, including the possibility of moving towards mass higher education, introducing a loan system for students, unit-built degrees, and the consideration of funding polytechnics; a policy document on universities prepared by Cox in 1976; the Education Bill of 1976; and a speech by Cox at a House of Commons committee on 20 October 1976 about the post-school sector report. Most of the correspondence in the file is between Brian Cox and Keith Hampson. The material also includes copies of papers for discussion by the Education Policy Group and working party on secondary and post-school education.