The ministerial reshuffle proved to be less dramatic than expected, as Jo Johnson holds onto his post as Minister for Universities and Science in DfE and BEIS.
After rumours of its demise had been widely circulating, today BIS finds itself in an unexpectedly strong position, with a fresh ministerial team made up of high profile and influential MPs within this majority Conservative administration. Jonathan Simons looks at their priorities for HE, science, FE and skills.
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