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

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Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

61

Page     16,     line     12     [Clause 35], leave out '23(1)(a) or (c)' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by English funding bodies (No. 2)](1)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

80

Page     16,     line     12     [Clause     35],     leave out 'that requirement' and insert 'a condition under section 23'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

81

Page     16,     line     13     [Clause     35],     leave out 'Director' and insert 'relevant authority'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

82

Page     16,     line     14     [Clause     35],     leave out from beginning to 'impose' in line 15.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

44

Page     16,     line     16     [Clause     35],     leave out '23(3)' and insert '[condition by English funding bodies in relation to fees of prescribed amount](3)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

62

Page     16,     line     16     [Clause 35], leave out '23(3)' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by English funding bodies (No. 2)](3)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

83

Page     16,     line     17     [Clause     35],     leave out 'he' and insert 'the relevant authority'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

84

Page     16,     line     21     [Clause     35],     leave out 'Director' and insert 'relevant authority'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

116

Page     16,     line     27     [Clause     35],     at end insert—

    '(3)   Any regulations made under this section shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament at least two calendar months before they are due to come into effect, shall be submitted to pre-legislative scrutiny in such form as both Houses shall prescribe, and shall be subject to amendment by either House.'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

117

Page     16,     line     27     [Clause     35],     at end insert—

    '(3)   No plan is to be enforced against the relevant institution except as provided for in this section.'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

45

Page     16,     line     30     [Clause     36],     leave out '26' and insert '[condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount]'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

63

Page     16,     line     30     [Clause 36], leave out '26' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)]'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

46

Page     16,     line     31     [Clause     36],     leave out '26(1)(a) or (c)' and insert '[condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount](1)(a) or (c)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

64

Page     16,     line     31     [Clause 36], leave out '26(1)(a) or (c)' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)](1)'.


   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

47

Page     17,     line     3     [Clause     36],     leave out '26' and insert '[condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount]'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

65

Page     17,     line     3     [Clause 36], leave out '26' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)]'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

48

Page     17,     line     5     [Clause     36],     leave out '26(3)' and insert '[condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount](3)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

66

Page     17,     line     5     [Clause 36], leave out '26(3)' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)](3)'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

118

Page     17,     line     5     [Clause     36],     at end insert—

    '(5)   No plan is to be enforced against the relevant institution except as provided for in this section.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

85

Page     17,     line     7,     leave out Clause 37.

   

Mr Tim Yeo
Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

26

Page     17     [Clause     38],     leave out lines 18 and 19.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

86

Page     17     [Clause     38],     leave out line 20.

   

Mr Graham Allen

105

Page     17,     line     21     [Clause     38],     at end insert—

       '"fair access to higher education" means the principle that no person shall be precluded or deterred from pursuing any qualifying course for any reason other than academic ability, and in particular that no person shall be so precluded or deterred by reason of his income;'.

   

Mr Tim Yeo
Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

27

Page     17     [Clause     38],     leave out lines 22 to 37.


   

Mr Graham Allen

119

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (2)(j) insert—

      "(ja) prescribing the information to be provided to an eligible student about the financial value of any grant,".'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

112

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (2) insert—

      "(2A) Any regulations under this section prescribing grants for living costs must secure that, for eligible students in respect of whom the relevant income is below £15,000 in current prices, payments from—

      (a) bursaries paid by the institution providing the relevant course,

      (b) grants payable under regulations under this section, or

      (c) both combined

       amount to no less than £1,000 per year from the beginning of academic year 2004-05 and £3,000 per year from the beginning of academic year 2006-07.

      (2B) The amount specified in subsection (2A) shall be increased each year by regulations by an amount equal to the increase in the retail price index in the relevant preceding period.

      (2C) The relevant income means the income of—

      (a) the student,

      (b) the parent or parents of the student, or

      (c) the student's spouse.".'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

120

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (2), insert—

      "(2A) Regulations under this section must make provision for the cancellation of a borrower's liability to repay his student loan when he—

      (a) is a new eligible student, and

      (b) has been liable to repay a student loan for a period which is equal to or greater than 25 years.".'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

121

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (2), insert—

      "(2A) Regulations under this section having effect after 5th April 2005 may not prescribe a threshold for the repayment of student loans which is below £20,000.".'.

   

Jon Trickett

122

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (2) there is inserted—

          "(2A)   The maximum amount of a living cost grant available to any person prescribed by regulations under subsection (2)(b) in relation to an academic year shall not be less than 90 per cent. of the higher amount in relation to that academic year.

          (2B)   In subsection (2A) 'the higher amount' has the same meaning as in section 23 of the Higher Education Act 2004.".'.

   

Mr Harry Barnes
Frank Cook

125

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (3) there is inserted—

          "(3A)   The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (2)(g) in relation to loans under this section may not include provision—

          (a) for a borrower to be liable to make any repayment in respect of such a loan before the first day of the first year of assessment which falls more than fifteen years after the date on which his eligibility for a grant under regulations under subsection (2) terminates, and

          (b) for such loans to bear interest before the day specified in paragraph (a).

          (3B)   In subsection (3A), 'year of assessment' means the period that begins with 6th April and ends with the following 5th April.".'.

   

Mr Harry Barnes
Frank Cook

126

Page     19,     line     3     [Clause     40],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   After subsection (3) there is inserted—

      "(3A) The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (2)(g) in relation to loans under this section may not include provision—

      (a) for a borrower to be liable to make any repayment in respect of such a loan before the first day of the first year of assessment which falls more than ten years after the date on which his eligibility for a grant under regulations under subsection (2) terminates, and

      (b) for such loans to bear interest before the day specified in paragraph (a).

      (3B) In subsection (3A), 'year of assessment' means the period that begins with 6th April and ends with the following 5th April.".'.

 
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