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House of Commons


Thursday 3 March 2011


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Education Bill


[third and fourth sittings]



The following witnesses gave oral evidence:



Graham Hoyle, Chief Executive, Association of Learning Providers, Frank McLoughlin CBE,


Chair, 157 Group and Principal, City and Islington College, David Igoe, Executive Chair, Sixth


Form Colleges’ Forum, Sue Whitham MBE, Head of Secretariat, Sixth Form Colleges’ Forum,


Martin Doel, Chief Executive, Association of Colleges, Sir Mike Tomlinson, Author of Tomlinson


Inquiry, former Chief Inspector of Schools;


Peter Lauener, Chief Executive, Young People’s Learning Agency;


Professor Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor, Exeter University, President, Universities UK, and


member, 1994 Group, Professor Les Ebdon CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bedfordshire,


Chair Million+;


Professor Steven West, University Alliance, Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of England,


Shane Chowen, Vice-President (Further Education), National Union of Students;


Professor David Latchman CBE, Master of Birbeck College, University of London, Martin Bean,


Vice-Chancellor, Open University, John Widdowson CBE, Principal, New College Durham,


Chair, Mixed Economy Group;


Mark Farrar, Chief Executive, Construction Skills, Michael Davis, Interim Chief Executive, UK


Commission for Employment and Skills.



[Adjourned until Tuesday 8 March at 10.30 am


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