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Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Bill (2)

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

Bill 012 2021-22 (as introduced)
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 012 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
12 May 2021
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 012 EN 2021-22
12 May 2021
Commons
Bill 012 EN 2021-22 - large print
12 May 2021
Commons

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Memorandum from the Department for Education
12 May 2021
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Notices of Amendments as at 14 July 2021
14 July 2021
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on Second Reading
5 July 2021
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill
13 July 2021
Commons

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

ECHR memorandum from the Department of Education
20 May 2021
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Higher education: free speech and academic freedom - report by the Department for Education
12 May 2021
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment
12 May 2021

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
12 July 2021
Commons