Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill (HL Bill 30)
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Education, have been
ordered to be published as HL Bill 30—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Earl Howe has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human
Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill are com
patible with the Convention rights.
Duties to protect freedom of speech
Functions of the Office for Students