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)

Report by the Subordinate Legislation Committee on the Bill at Stage 1

Report by Finance Committee on Financial Memorandum

After Passing

The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2013.

The following volume, published on 17 February 2014, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

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