Post-16 Education (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the support for, and the governance of, further and higher education institutions, including provision for the regionalisation of colleges; to make provision for reviews of how further and higher education is provided; to make provision for sharing information about young people’s involvement in education and training; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2013.

Stage 1

The Bill was debated by Parliament on 27 March 2013.

Lead Committee: Education and Culture Committee

Dates of consideration by the Lead Committee

    11 December 2012

    15 January 2013 (evidence)

    22 January 2013 (evidence)

    5 February 2013 (evidence)

    19 February 2013 (evidence)

    26 February 2013 (evidence)

    19 March 2013

Dates of consideration by other committees:

    22 January 2013 (Subordinate Legislation Committee)

    30 January 2013 (Finance Committee)

    19 February 2013 (Subordinate Legislation Committee)

    20 February 2013 (Finance Committee)