New Clause 7 - Independent Advisory Body to advise the Director and OfS on the operation of the scheme

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:00 pm ar 22 Medi 2021.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

“(1) Following the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State shall establish an independent advisory body (IAB) to give independent advice to the Director and OfS on the operation of the Act.

(2) The independent advisory body shall comprise of representatives of Universities UK, the Universities and Colleges Union and the National Union of Students.

(3) The advice of IAB shall be public except where mutually agreed by the Director and the IAB.”—

This new clause would establish an advisory body of representative bodies within the sector to advise the Director and the OfS

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Rhif adran 27 Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill — New Clause 7 - Independent Advisory Body to advise the Director and OfS on the operation of the scheme

Ie: 7 MPs

Na: 9 MPs

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

The Committee divided: Ayes 7, Noes 9.

Question accordingly negatived.