Higher Education and Research Bill — Report (1st Day) (Continued) — 6 Mar 2017 at 19:15

Lord Prescott voted with the majority (Content).

Moved by Lord Young of Cookham

20: Schedule 2, page 80, line 14, after “in” insert “the case of each provider and each qualifying course”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

21: Schedule 2, page 80, line 26, leave out “applicable”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

26: Schedule 2, page 80, line 36, leave out “this paragraph” and insert “sub-paragraph (2)(a)”

27: Schedule 2, page 80, line 37, leave out sub-paragraph (6) and insert-“(6) “The sub-level amount” means such amount as may be determined by the Secretary of State for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)(b)-(a) as the sub-level amount in respect of the higher amount, or(b) where different amounts are prescribed as the higher amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a), as the sub-level amount in respect of each higher amount. (6A) Different amounts may be determined under sub-paragraph (6) for different descriptions of provider.”

28: Schedule 2, page 80, line 40, after “descriptions” insert “of provider”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

32: Schedule 2, page 81, line 9, leave out “as the floor amount” and insert “-(a) as the floor amount in respect of the higher amount, or(b) where different amounts are prescribed as the higher amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a), as the floor amount in respect of each higher amount.( ) Where different amounts are prescribed as the higher amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a)-(a) the reference in sub-paragraph (8)(a) to the higher amount is to the higher amount in respect of which the sub-level amount is determined, and(b) the reference in sub-paragraph (8)(b) to the floor amount is to the floor amount prescribed under sub-paragraph (9) in respect of that higher amount.”

33: Schedule 2, page 81, line 10, leave out sub-paragraph (10)

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

35: Schedule 2, page 81, line 21, leave out “applicable”

36: Schedule 2, page 81, line 25, leave out “this paragraph” and insert “sub-paragraph (2)(a)”

37: Schedule 2, page 81, line 26, leave out sub-paragraph (5) and insert-“(5) “The sub-level amount” means such amount as may be determined by the Secretary of State for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)(b)-(a) as the sub-level amount in respect of the basic amount, or(b) where different amounts are prescribed as the basic amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a), as the sub-level amount in respect of each basic amount.(5A) Different amounts may be determined under sub-paragraph (5) for different descriptions of provider.”

38: Schedule 2, page 81, line 29, after “descriptions” insert “of provider”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

42: Schedule 2, page 81, line 38, leave out “as the floor amount” and insert “- (a) as the floor amount in respect of the basic amount, or(b) where different amounts are prescribed as the basic amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a), as the floor amount in respect of each basic amount.( ) Where different amounts are prescribed as the basic amount for different cases or purposes by virtue of section 115 (5)(a)-(a) the reference in sub-paragraph (7)(a) to the basic amount is to the basic amount in respect of which the sub-level amount is determined, and(b) the reference in sub-paragraph (7)(b) to the floor amount is to the floor amount prescribed under sub-paragraph (8) in respect of that basic amount.”

43: Schedule 2, page 81, line 39, leave out sub-paragraph (9)

Moved by Lord Young of Cookham

45: Schedule 2, page 82, line 11, at end insert-“(1A) The Secretary of State may not make any of the following-(a) the first regulations under paragraph 2 prescribing the higher amount;(b) the first regulations under that paragraph prescribing the floor amount;(c) the first regulations under paragraph 3 prescribing the basic amount;(d) the first regulations under that paragraph prescribing the floor amount,unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

46: Schedule 2, page 82, line 36, at end insert-“(6) Sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) do not apply to regulations where-(a) the higher amount, basic amount or floor amount in question is in the case of an accelerated course, and(b) paragraph 5 applies to the regulations.(7) “Accelerated course” in sub-paragraph (6)(a) has the same meaning as in paragraph 5.5 (1) No regulations may be made under paragraph 2 prescribing-(a) the higher amount in the case of an accelerated course at a level which is higher than what would be the higher amount in the case of that course if it were not an accelerated course, or(b) the floor amount in the case of an accelerated course at a level which is higher than what would be the floor amount in the case of that course if it were not an accelerated course,unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.(2) No regulations may be made under paragraph 3 prescribing-(a) the basic amount in the case of an accelerated course at a level which is higher than what would be the basic amount in the case of that course if it were not an accelerated course, or(b) the floor amount in the case of an accelerated course at a level which is higher than what would be the floor amount in the case of that course if it were not an accelerated course,unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.(3) An “accelerated course” means a higher education course where the number of academic years applicable to the course is at least one fewer than would normally be the case for that course or a course of equivalent content leading to the grant of the same or an equivalent academic award.”

Moved by Baroness Brown of Cambridge

49: Clause 14, page 8, line 38, at end insert- “(aa) a condition relating to the systems and processes the provider has in place to ensure appropriate standards are applied to the higher education it provides;”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

50: Clause 14, page 9, line 4, leave out subsection (2)

51: Clause 14, page 9, line 6, at end insert-“(2A) Where there are one or more sector-recognised standards, the condition mentioned in subsection (1)(a), so far as relating to standards-(a) may relate only to the standards applied in respect of matters for which there are sector-recognised standards, and(b) may require the application of sector-recognised standards only in respect of those matters.(2B) In this Part, “sector-recognised standards” means standards that apply to higher education and accord with guidance which-(a) is determined by persons representing a broad range of registered higher education providers, and(b) commands the confidence of registered higher education providers.”

Moved by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

52: Clause 15, page 9, line 16, at end insert-“(2A) The list of principles must include a requirement that every provider-(a) provides all eligible students with the opportunity to opt in to be added to the electoral register through the process of enrolling with that provider, and(b) enters into a data sharing agreement with the local electoral registration officer to add eligible students to the electoral register.(2B) For the purposes of subsection (2A)-(a) a “data sharing agreement” is an agreement between the higher education provider and their local authority whereby the provider shares the-(i) name,(ii) address,(iii) nationality,(iv) date of birth, and(v) national insurance data,of all eligible students enrolling or enrolled (or both) with the provider who opt in under subsection (2A)(a);(b) “eligible” means those persons who are-(i) entitled to vote in accordance with section 1 of the Representation of the People Act 1983, and(ii) a resident in the same local authority as the higher education provider.(2C) Subsection (2A) does not apply to the Open University and other distance learning institutions.”

Ayes 200, Noes 189.

Debate in Parliament |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 27.7%
Con0 167 (+2 tell)62.8%
Crossbench18 1417.5%
DUP0 125.0%
Judge1 113.3%
Lab102 (+2 tell) 047.3%
LDem74 169.4%
Non-affiliated2 110.0%
PC1 050.0%
Total:198 18745.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Baroness Brown of CambridgeCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Carey of CliftonCrossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness O'Loan Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness O'Neill of BengarveCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Turnbull Crossbench (front bench)no
Viscount Waverley Crossbenchno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno

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