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

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Mr Tim Yeo
Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

19

Page     9,     line     25     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

    '(d)   to ensure that, in respect of any qualifying course, the qualifying fees charged to any eligible student who has received an unconditional offer of a university place through the UCAS system prior to 1st April 2006 shall not exceed the basic amount.'.


   

Mr Tim Yeo
Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

20

Page     10,     line     31     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

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

   

Mr Graham Allen

94

Page     10,     line     40     [Clause 23],     leave out from second 'course' to end of line 41 and insert 'which is—

      (a) a designated course within the meaning of the Student Support Regulations, and

      (b) provided by an institution in England within the meaning of section 62(7) of the 1992 Act;'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

95

Page     10,     line     45     [Clause 23],     leave out from second 'person' to end of line 46 and insert 'who is of the class specified in Schedule 1 to the Student Support Regulations other than—

      (a) persons who are not eligible for support under the Student Support Regulations by reason of regulation 4(2) of those Regulations, and

      (b) persons who are not eligible for a grant for fees under the Student Support Regulations by reason of regulation 10(2) of those Regulations;'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

96

Page     10,     line     47     [Clause 23],     at end insert—

       '"the Student Support Regulations" means the Education (Student Support) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I., 2002/3200).'.


   

Mr Graham Allen

97

Page     11,     line     5     [Clause 24],     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The first regulations to be made under subsection (6) of section 23 prescribing the basic amount and the higher amount for the purposes of that section must prescribe—

      (a) a basic amount of £1,200, and

      (b) a higher amount of £3,000,

       except in the circumstances specified in subsection (1B).

    (1B)   Those circumstances are that the qualifying fees are for—

      (a) the final academic year of a course where that academic year is normally required to be completed after less than 15 weeks' attendance;

      (b) a sandwich course where during an academic year any periods of full-time study are in aggregate less than 10 weeks;

      (c) a course of initial training of teachers, including such a course leading to a first degree, where during an academic year any periods of full time study are in aggregate less than 10 weeks;

      (d) a course provided in conjunction with an overseas institution where during an academic year the periods of full-time study are in aggregate less than 10 weeks;

      (e) a sandwich course or a course provided in conjunction with an overseas institution where the periods of full-time study at the institution in the United Kingdom are 10 weeks or more, but in respect of the academic year and any previous such academic years the aggregate of any one or more periods of attendance which are not periods of full-time study at the institution (disregarding intervening vacations) exceeds 30 weeks.'.

   

Richard Burden

135

*Page     11,     line     18     [Clause     24],     leave out from 'terms' to end of line 21.

   

Dr Alan Whitehead
Peter Bradley
Angela Eagle
Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr Hilton Dawson
Mr Martin Salter

130

Page     11     [Clause     24],     leave out lines 19 to 21 and insert—

      '(ii) each House of Parliament has at any time after 1st January 2010 passed a resolution that, with effect from a date specified in the resolution, the higher amount should be increased to an amount specified in the resolution, and the increase is an increase to the specified amount with effect from the specified date.'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

131

Page     11,     line     30     [Clause     25],     leave out 'under section 26'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

34

Page     11,     line     30     [Clause     25],     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

54

Page     11,     line     30     [Clause 25], 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
Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

35

Page     11,     line     37,     leave out Clause 26.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

132

Page     11,     line     39     [Clause     25],     leave out from 'section' to end of line 9 on page 13 and insert 'shall be decided by the National Assembly for Wales'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

91

Page     11,     line     45     [Clause 26],     at end insert 'and that at least 10 per cent. of its fee income is supplied for distribution amongst institutions as directed by the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

92

Page     11,     line     45     [Clause 26],     at end insert 'and that there is provision to students, as directed by the Secretary of State, of a bursary equivalent to at least 10 per cent. of the fee, or £300, whichever is the greater sum'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

93

Page     11,     line     45     [Clause 26],     at end insert 'but which can increase by a minimum of 0.5 per cent, above the rate of the retail price index in each academic year'.


   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

36

Page     13,     line     11     [Clause     27],     leave out '23 or 26' and insert '[condition by English funding bodies in relation to fees of prescribed amount] or [condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount]'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

55

Page     13,     line     11     [Clause 27], leave out '23 or 26' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by English funding bodies (No. 2)] or [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

37

Page     13,     line     18     [Clause     27],     leave out '23(6) or 26(6)' and insert '[condition by English funding bodies in relation to fees of prescribed amount](11) or [condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount](6)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

56

Page     13,     line     18     [Clause 27], leave out '23(6) or 26(6)' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by English funding bodies (No. 2)](5) or [condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)](5)'.

   

Mrs Anne Campbell
Mr John Grogan
Valerie Davey
Mr Harry Barnes

38

Page     13,     line     32     [Clause     27],     leave out '23 or 26' and insert '[condition by English funding bodies in relation to fees of prescribed amount] or [condition by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales in relation to fees of prescribed amount]'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

57

Page     13,     line     32     [Clause 27], leave out '23 or 26' and insert '[condition that may be required to be imposed by English funding bodies (No. 2)] or [condition that may be required to be imposed by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (No. 2)]'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

98

Page     13,     line     33     [Clause 27], at end insert—

    '(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 Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

71

Page     13,     line     37     [Clause     28],     leave out 'Director (as defined by section 29(1)' and insert 'funding body (as defined in section 22(2))'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

72

Page     13,     line     38     [Clause     28],     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

73

Page     13,     line     42     [Clause     28],     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

74

Page     13,     line     45     [Clause     28],     leave out 'person' and insert 'body'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Rendel

75

Page     14,     line     1,     leave out Clause 29.

   

Mr Tim Yeo
Mr Tim Collins
Chris Grayling
Mr Mark Francois

1

Page     14,     line     6,     leave out Clause 30.

 
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