Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision establishing the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council and provision as to its functions; to make provision as to support for further and higher education; to make provision relating to bodies which provide further and higher education; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Received Royal Assent on 1 June 2005

Introduction of the Bill

Introduced by Jim Wallace on 30 September 2004

Accompanying documents:


Stage 1


Enterprise and Culture Committee on 5 October 2004; 2, 9, 16 November 2004; 7, 14 December 2004

Finance Committee on 26 October 2004

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 30 November 2004; 7, 14 December 2004

Stage 1 Report (Enterprise and Culture Committee) on 20 December 2004

Parliament: 20 January 2005

Stage 2


Enterprise and Culture Committee on 22 February 2005; 1 March 2005

After Stage 2:

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 19 April 2005

Report as amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) published on 20 April 2005

Stage 3

Passage of Bill:

Bill passed on 20 April 2005

Received Royal Assent 1 June 2005

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