Amendments proposed to the Higher Education Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

109

Clause     26,     page     12,     line     29,     at end insert—

       '"eligible student" means a student eligible for a grant under regulations made under section 22(2)(a) of the 1998 Act;'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Richard Burden
Valerie Davey

91

Clause     26,     page     12,     leave out lines 33 and 34.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

121

Clause     26,     page     12,     line     33,     leave out from 'means' to end of line 34 and insert '£3,000, increased annually on 1st April in line with the Retail Price Index'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

38

Page     11,     line     22,     leave out Clause 26.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

170

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The power of the Secretary of State to provide incentives to persons undertaking any course of initial teacher training may not be exercised in such a way as to discriminate between different courses on the basis of the qualification or qualifications to be awarded on completion of any such course.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel
Mrs Anne Campbell

169

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     19,     at end add—

    '(4)   The Secretary of State shall make provision for fee repayments to be met out of public funds for graduates employed as teachers in state maintained schools.'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Valerie Davey

216

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     19,     at end add—

    '(4)   The Secretary of State shall make provision for fee repayments to be met out of public funds for graduates employed as nurses in the National Health Service.'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Valerie Davey

217

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     19,     at end add—

    '(4)   The Secretary of State shall make provision for fee repayments to be met out of public funds for graduates employed as social workers by local authorities.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

219

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     19,     at end add—

    '(4)   The Secretary of State shall make provision for fee repayments to be met out of public funds for graduates employed as—

      (a) teachers in state maintained schools,

      (b) National Health Service staff,

      (c) civil servants,

      (d) law enforcement officers,

      (e) any other profession which the Secretary of State may, from time to time, determine to be appropriate.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

241

Clause     27,     page     13,     line     19,     at end add—

    '(4)   No individual whose annual personal income is below £20,000 shall be required to repay any fee.'.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

97

Clause     28,     page     13,     leave out lines 23 to 31 and insert 'the Director (as defined by section 29(1))'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

57

Clause     28,     page     13,     line     23,     leave out 'the Director (as defined by section 29(1))' and insert 'the funding body (as defined in section 22(2))'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

39

Clause     28,     page     13,     line     24,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

58

Clause     28,     page     13,     line     24,     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

59

Clause     28,     page     13,     line     28,     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

60

Clause     28,     page     13,     line     31,     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

98

Page     13,     line     21,     leave out Clause 28.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

20

Clause     29,     page     13,     line     35,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Education Select Committee of the House of Commons'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois
Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

21

Page     13,     line     32,     leave out Clause 29.


   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois
Mrs Anne Campbell

185

Schedule     5,     page     31,     line     29,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The annual report shall include the results of the monitoring of the effects of variable fees on all groups under-represented in higher education during that year.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

196

Schedule     5,     page     31,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   In any report under sub-paragraph (1) the Director shall include an assessment of the factors which most discourage any particular class of person from seeking access to higher education, in particular factors related to income.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

197

Schedule     5,     page     31,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   Any report by the Director may include recommendations for public policy'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

198

Schedule     5,     page     31,     line     35,     after 'paragraph', insert 'in the form in which he received it'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois
Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

22

Page     31,     line     1,     leave out Schedule 5.


   

Mr Graham Allen

220

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     37,     after 'duties', insert 'and powers'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

62

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     38,     leave out 'Director' and insert 'relevant authority'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

63

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     39,     leave out 'his' and insert 'its'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

24

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     39,     leave out from 'to' to 'and' in line 40 and insert 'ensure full access to higher education based upon academic ability and potential.'.

   

Jonathan Shaw

268

*Clause     30,     page     13,     line     41,     leave out paragraph (b).

   

Mr Graham Allen

193

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     41,     after 'functions', insert 'have regard to any legislation for the time being in force which is intended to prohibit discrimination or promote equality and'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

194

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     41,     after 'functions', insert 'have regard to the need to eliminate covert forms of discrimination and denial of opportunity'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

23

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     leave out 'the Secretary of State' and insert 'Parliament'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

187

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     at end insert 'which has been approved by both Houses of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

230

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     at end insert—

      '(c) report annually to the appropriate Select Committee of the House of Commons on progress made and anticipated future needs.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

253

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     at end insert—

      '(c) bring forward proposals as to means by which universities may be fully inspected and rated according to criteria such as their academic standards and facilities.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

221

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Without prejudice to the performance of his duties under this section, the Director may take any action which he considers likely to promote fairer access to higher education.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

254

Clause     30,     page     13,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Director shall have access at any time to any premises, records, papers or persons as are necessary for the performance of his functions.'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

25

Clause     30,     page     14,     line     1,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

100

Page     13,     line     37,     leave out Clause 30.


   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Richard Burden
Valerie Davey

92

Clause     31,     page     14,     line     5,     leave out subsection (1).

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

40

Clause     31,     page     14,     line     5,     after 'must', insert 'not'.

   

Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

234

Clause     31,     page     14,     line     7,     after 'persons', insert 'regardless of whether some provision is delivered under contract to a different institution'.

 
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