Higher Education (Duty of Care) Bill 2022-23

provide that higher education institutions have a duty of care for their students; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Higher Education (Duty of Care) Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Tim Farron.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2022-23 Session.

Whose idea is this Bill?

As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Tim Farron), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.

So is this going to become a law?

No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Sponsor: Tim Farron (LD)

Official Bill Page

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: Wednesday 21st June 2023 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

21st June 2023
1st reading (Commons)