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The ancient argument, royal charters and universities

If an institution is not functioning properly or meeting regulatory requirements, why should an ancient charter exempt them from possible closure or intervention? Catherine Boyd looks a the furore over Royal Charters.

Prudence and privilege in the HE Bill debate

The current battles in the Lords may secure some constructive amendments to the HE Bill, but it would be politically unwise for the upper house to completely scupper the legislation.

Why I amended the Higher Education and Research Bill

As the Higher Education and Research Bill reaches the end of its journey in the House of Commons, Universities Minister Jo Johnson explains why the government has amended the Bill and looks at what’s next.

The OfS must not overlook FE colleges

Julian Gravatt of the Association Colleges gives his take on the Higher Education and Research Bill and wonders if the OfS will account for all types of student.

The HE Bill is not dead and should not be killed off

The Chief Executive of Guild HE argues that the HE Bill is a matter of necessity for the higher education sector and can make it through Parliament before the burden of Brexit really begins.

In this time of chaos, the HE Bill should be paused

The shockwaves following the Brexit vote continue to be felt. As the world turns its attention to this issue, Mark Leach argues that the Higher Education and Research Bill should be paused or killed altogether.