Higher Education and Research Bill — Report (2nd Day) — 8 Mar 2017 at 17:15

Moved by The Duke of Wellington

62: Clause 26, page 16, line 10, leave out “give ratings” and insert “assess”

Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie

70: Clause 26, page 16, line 43, leave out subsection (5)

71: Clause 26, page 16, line 44, leave out subsection (6)

Moved by Lord Blunkett

72: Clause 26, leave out Clause 26 and insert the following new Clause-“Scheme to provide information about the quality of higher education and higher education teaching(1) The Secretary of State must by order bring forward a scheme to assess and provide consistent and reliable information about the quality of education and teaching at English higher education providers and at higher education providers in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland which apply to participate in such a scheme.(2) The scheme must be wholly or mainly based on the systems in place in higher education providers which ensure that the courses offered are taught to a high standard.(3) The Secretary of State, or that body designated by the Secretary of State to develop such a scheme, must, before such a scheme is introduced, and on a regular basis thereafter, obtain independent evaluations, including an evaluation from the Office for National Statistics, of the validity of any data or metrics included in such a scheme.(4) Any scheme introduced must evaluate and report on whether an institution meets expectations or fails to meet expectations on quality measures, but must not be used to create a single composite ranking of English higher education providers.(5) The Secretary of State’s power to make an order under subsection (1) is exercisable by statutory instrument, a draft of which must be laid before, and approved by, a resolution of each House of Parliament.”

Ayes 280, Noes 186.

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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
Bishop1 17.7%
Con2 170 (+2 tell)67.4%
Crossbench58 535.4%
DUP0 375.0%
Green1 0100.0%
Judge3 021.4%
Lab126 (+2 tell) 060.7%
LDem75 073.5%
Non-affiliated5 014.3%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:272 18154.9%

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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Lord Lucas Conaye
The Duke of WellingtonCon (front bench)aye
Lord Dear Crossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchno
The Earl of LyttonCrossbenchno
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchno
The Earl of SandwichCrossbenchno
Lord Dykes LDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno

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