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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | BIS

Students in university courtyard

Business Secretary Vince Cable and Universities Minister David Willetts have written to university Vice Chancellors and college Principals.

Big Ben

Her Majesty The Queen has outlined the Government’s priorities for the year, including modernising Royal Mail.

David Cameron beside programme for Government banner

Have your say on Government policy

The Coalition: our programme for government is a five year policy plan.

The Government is seeking feedback on a range of topics, including business, consumer protection, jobs and universities and further education.

1 Victoria Street

BIS's contribution to Government savings

BIS has announced a package of £836 million worth of efficiency savings and in year savings to its spending.

They are part of the wider £6 billion in savings across Government. Read more

Vince Cable

Ministerial responsibilities confirmed

Business Secretary Vince Cable has now outlined the titles and responsibilities of his Ministerial team at BIS.

He said: "By working closely with the Treasury, we will rebalance our economy and bring to the fore our vision for how the country will earn its living in the future."