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Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2021-22, 2022-23

Last updated: 23 November 2022 at 15:09

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Long title

A Bill to make provision in relation to freedom of speech and academic freedom in higher education institutions and in students’ unions; and for connected purposes.

Sponsoring departments

Department for Education
Gavin Williamson
Conservative, South Staffordshire
Department for Education
Nadhim Zahawi
Conservative, Stratford-on-Avon
Department for Education
Earl Howe
Conservative, Excepted Hereditary

Current version of the Bill

14 June 2022

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached