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Tuesday 4th December 2007


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Sale of Student Loans Bill


[first and second sittings]


Bill Rammell


Agreed to





the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday


4th December) meet—



at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 4th December;



at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 6th December;



at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 11th December;



the Committee shall hear oral evidence from the Department for Innovation,


Universities and Skills on Tuesday 4th December, and the hearing of that


evidence shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion


at 1.00 p.m.;



the proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall (so far as not


previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday


11th December.



Bill Rammell


That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the


Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.


Agreed to



Bill Rammell


That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the


Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.


Agreed to



Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 4th December 2007      



Sale of Student Loans Bill, continued


The following witnesses gave oral evidence:



Bill Rammell MP, Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education,


and Michael Hipkins, Director of Student Finance, Department for Innovation,


Universities and Skills.



Bill Rammell


Agreed to  1


Clause  1,  page  2,  line  4,  at end insert—



Transfer arrangements shall have effect (and, in particular, a provision


transferring rights or obligations is sufficient to effect the transfer).’.


Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


Clause 2 Agreed to.



Sarah Teather


Not selected  2


Parliamentary Star    

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  16,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘shall’.


Clause Agreed to.


Clauses 4 to 13 Agreed to.


Bill, as amended, to be reported.


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