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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016-17

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Higher Education and Research Act 2017.

Committee members and staff


Committee Membership:


Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate: 14th sitting | PDF version, 222KB 18.10.2016
Committee Debate: 13th sitting | PDF version, 131KB 18.10.2016
Committee Debates: compilation of sittings so far (PDF, 1MB) 18.10.2016
Committee Debate: 12th sitting | PDF version, 168KB 13.10.2016
Committee Debate: 11th sitting | PDF version, 117KB 13.10.2016
Committee Debate: 10th sitting | PDF version, 260KB 11.10.2016
Committee Debate: 9th sitting | PDF version, 148KB 11.10.2016
Committee Debate: 8th Sitting | PDF version, 165KB 15.09.2016
Committee Debate: 7th Sitting | PDF version, 118KB 15.09.2016
Committee Debate: 6th sitting | PDF version, 220KB 13.09.2016
Committee Debate: 5th sitting | PDF version, 142KB 13.09.2016
Committee Debate: 4th sitting | PDF version, 171KB 08.09.2016
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting | PDF version, 126KB 08.09.2016
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting | PDF version, 163KB 06.09.2016
Committee Debate: 1st sitting | PDF version, 142KB 06.09.2016

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence Date
Written Evidence: Universities Wales (HERB 59) (PDF, 171KB) 19.10.2016
Written Evidence: Professor G.R.Evans (further submission) (HERB 60) 19.10.2016
Written Evidence: British Heart Foundation (HERB 61) 19.10.2016
Written Evidence: Jonathan E. Alltimes Ph.D. (HERB 63) 19.10.2016
Written Evidence: Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) (HERB 57) 13.10.2016
Written Evidence: London Mathematical Society (HERB 58) 13.10.2016
Written Evidence: Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (HERB43) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: British & Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) (HERB44) (PDF, 506KB) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: University and College Union branch at Birmingham City University (HERB45) (PDF, 447KB) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Political Studies Association (HERB46) (PDF, 264KB) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Stuart Lawson, PhD Student, Birkbeck, University of London (HERB47) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: The Who Cares? Trust (HERB48) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Lancaster University (HERB49) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Gordon Sweeney, Head of Education, Point Blank Music School (HERB50) (PDF, 277KB) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Nottingham Trent University (HERB51) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Birkbeck, University of London (HERB52) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Royal Statistical Society (HERB53) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Prospect (HERB54) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Kent Union (HERB55) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Independent Higher Education (HERB56) (PDF, 534KB) 12.10.2016
Written Evidence: Royal Academy of Engineering (HERB41) 15.09.2016
Written Evidence: Brunel University London (HERB42) (PDF, 378KB) 15.09.2016
Written Evidence: The British Academy for the humanities and social sciences (HERB32) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: University and College Union (HERB33) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: UNISON (HERB34) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: University English and the English Association (HERB35) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: Sean Wallis, University College London, and Dr Lee Jones, Queen Mary University of London (HERB36) (PDF, 69KB) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: Wellcome Trust (HERB37) (PDF, 680KB) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: Warwick Students’ Union (HERB38) (PDF, 157KB) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: defenddigitalme (HERB39) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: Scottish Government (HERB40) (PDF, 259KB) 13.09.2016
Written Evidence: Dr Sherrill Stroschein, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University College London (HERB25) (PDF, 1MB) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: Institute of Physics (HERB26) (PDF, 216KB) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: Academy of Medical Sciences (HERB27) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: British Medical Association (BMA) (HERB28) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: Goldsmiths, University of London (HERB29) (PDF, 322KB) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited (HESA) (HERB30) (PDF, 903KB) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: Royal Society (HERB31) (PDF, 498KB) 08.09.2016
Written Evidence: UCL’s Vice-Provost (Research) (HERB01) (PDF, 168KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Professor G.R.Evans, Emeritus Professor University of Cambridge (HERB02) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Bournemouth University (HERB03) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: *Research (HERB04) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Royal Society of Chemistry (HERB05) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Universities UK (HERB06) (PDF, 379KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Association of Colleges (HERB07) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: National Union of Students (HERB08) (PDF, 92KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: University of Nottingham (HERB09) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: UCAS (HERB10) (PDF, 425KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: GuildHE (HERB11) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) (HERB12) (PDF, 518KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Open University (HERB13) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Professor Les Ebdon, Director of Fair Access to Higher Education, The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) (HERB14) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: MillionPlus (HERB15) (PDF, 391KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: MillionPlus (further submission of key questions) (HERB16) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: University of Cambridge (HERB17) (PDF, 145KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: The Russell Group (HERB18) (PDF, 77KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Universities Scotland (HERB19) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) (HERB20) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: University Alliance (HERB21) (PDF, 75KB) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Anonymous (HERB22) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: Estelle Clarke, Solicitor (HERB23) 07.09.2016
Written Evidence: GSM London (HERB24) (PDF, 147KB) 07.09.2016

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