Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Peter Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to meet his Russian counterpart to discuss a programme of student exchanges between the UK and Russia.

    Jo Johnson: The Government has no current plans to meet Russia to discuss student exchange. We remain committed to welcoming the brightest and best students to study at our world class institutions. In 2014/15 there were 4,105 students from Russia enrolled on higher education programmes in the UK.