Higher Education (Widening Access and Participation) Bill [HL] 2022-23


make provision in relation to widening access to and participation in higher education; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)

What is this Bill?

The Higher Education (Widening Access and Participation) Bill [HL] was a Lords Private Members' Bill tabled by Lord Griffiths of Burry Port.

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 Member of the House of Lords (Lord Griffiths of Burry Port), not the Government.

What type of Bill is this?

Lords Private Members' Bills can be tabled by any member, at any time during the Session. A number of Lords may win ballot slots to receive precedence in the Lords.

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: Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Official Bill Page

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

Last Event: Wednesday 16th November 2022 - 1st reading (Lords)

Bill Progession through Parliament

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Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
16/11/2022
Bill
16/11/2022