Tag Archives: Lords Amendments

The higher education stand-off of 2017: an assessment – Prof David Midgley

There was much rejoicing back in January when the government was defeated over the first amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill to be put to the vote in the House of Lords. That amendment introduced a definition of … Continue reading

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Where next after the HE Bill? – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

For a week or so it appeared as if the Conservatives had pulled the plug on the Higher Education and Research Bill (HE Bill) by calling a Brexit General Election on June 8th. Only negotiations with the Labour front bench … Continue reading

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Emergency Lobby of Parliament over HE Bill – 12 noon 26.4.17 – Parliament Sq

URGENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND CIRCULATION Lobby of Parliament Government ‘concessions’ not nearly enough, say academics and UCU London Region UCU has called a lobby of Parliament today (26 April) at 12 noon. The lobby is supported by UCU … Continue reading

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Analysis of Government responses to Lords amendments – David Midgley (CDBU)

Higher Education and Research Bill A summary of the Government’s responses to the Lords amendments, as published on 25 April 2017. Amendment 1 (definition of a university): Struck down in favour of guidance to be issued by the Secretary of State following consultation with interested … Continue reading

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