On Tuesday 19 July at approximately 12.30pm, MPs will debate the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016.
This is a Bill to make provision about higher education and research; and to make provision about alternative payments to students in higher or further education.
This Bill is sponsored bySajid Javid.
Share your thoughts on this Bill with your MP and encourage them to take part in this debate.
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You can watch the debate live or catch-up later on Parliament TV.
Read the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016 as it was introduced
Read the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016 explanatory notes
These Explanatory Notes explain what each part of the Bill will mean in practice; provide background information on the development of policy; and provide additional information on how the Bill will affect existing legislation in this area.
Read the House of Commons Library briefing paper on the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016
MPs debate the Higher Education and Research Bill
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- 15-07-2016 14:13
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- 16-07-2016 09:46
Interesting. I'm not sure that this is really needed though. The bill not the thread.
- 06-09-2016 11:51
Today, MPs discussed the Higher Education and Research Bill in a Public Bill Committee.
In the morning session they heard from:
Independent Higher Education
University of Leeds
University of Cambridge
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
Watch the morning session on Parliament TV
In the afternoon session the Committee will hear from:
Sheffield Hallam University
University and College of Football Business (UCFB)
Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design
Further Education Trust for Leadership
Prospects College of Advanced Technology
University and College Union
Alison Goddard, Editor, HE
Professor Les Ebdon CBE, Director of the Office for Fair Access
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Scottish Funding Council
John Kingman, Chair, UK Research and Innovation
Watch the afternoon session on Parliament TV from 2pm
- 08-09-2016 09:38
MPs will continue to discuss the Higher Education and Research Bill in a Public Bill Committee today from 11.30am.
They will be hearing from:
Research Councils UK
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The Royal Society
National Union of Students
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State, Universities and Science, Department for Education and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Watch the session live or catch-up on Parliament TV.