Education Bill

ELEVENTH
MARSHALLED
LIST OF AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE

The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Instruction of 23rd June 2011, as follows—

Clauses 71 to 79

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

After Clause 71

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

145D

Insert the following new Clause—

“Assessment on effect of tuition fees on over 19s seeking to reskill

Prior to the implementation of increased tuition fees for persons aged 19 or over the Secretary of State will assess the impact on adults seeking to reskill, with special regard to disability and gender.”

BARONESS BRINTON

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

145E

Insert the following new Clause—

“Sufficient relevant guided learning

In section 8(1)(a) of ESA 2008 for “280” substitute “560”.”

Clause 72

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

145F

Page 56, line 4, at end insert—

“( ) not in excess of the average cost of borrowing borne by the Government in the preceding financial year.”

Clause 73

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

145G

Page 56, line 26, at end insert—

“( ) Notwithstanding the above, student fees for part-time courses must not exceed £1,000 per annum.”

After Clause 73

LORD LUCAS

BARONESS PERRY OF SOUTHWARK

146

Insert the following new Clause—

“Disclaimer of eligibility for student support

(1) Any student over the age of 18 (or if under that age, with the consent of the student’s parents or guardian) may disclaim the right to such financial support or arrangements as may from time to time be offered by or on behalf of the Secretary of State to such students.

(2) Such a student may then apply to be admitted to a university as if he or she were a candidate from outside the European Union, and shall for all purposes be considered to be such a candidate.

(3) A student who has made such a disclaimer may withdraw it at any time, but not in respect of any course to which he or she has been admitted as if he or she were from outside the European Union.”

LORD LUCAS

147A

Insert the following new Clause—

“Information as to the use to which student fees are put

In section 24(1) of HEA 2004 (conditions to be imposed by English funding bodies) after paragraph (a) insert—

“(aa) to secure that, in respect of any qualifying course, prospective students are informed in advance of making an application—

(i) of the amount, if any, of the fee which they are asked to pay which will be applied to the education of students following other courses; and

(ii) of the amount of their fee which is expected to be applied (on the basis of the latest financial information available) to the salaries of teaching staff, to teaching materials, to support staff, to premises costs and to administrative overheads,”.”

BARONESS BRINTON

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

148

Insert the following new Clause—

“Interest and repayment of loans for part-time students

(1) Part-time student loans shall not incur higher interest rates than those for full-time students.

(2) No part-time student shall be required to repay their loan until—

(a) they have completed their studies, or

(b) 4 years and six months has passed since the start of their course, whichever occurs first.”

Prepared 3rd October 2011