The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council

Orders of the Day — Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:30 pm on 5th February 1992.

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Amendments made: No. 11, in page 52, line 41, leave out sub-section (7) and insert:

'(7) If an employee of the Council becomes a member of the Council and was by reference to his employment by the Council a participant in a pension scheme such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) above—

  1. (a) thee Council may determine that his service as a member shall he treated for the purposes of the scheme as service as an employee of the Council whether or not any benefits are to be payable to or in respect of him by virtue of paragraph 5 above; but
  2. (b) if the Council determine as aforesaid, any discretion as to the benefits payable to or in respect of him which the scheme confers on the Council shall be exercised only with the consent of the Secretary of State given with the approval of the Treasury.'.

No. 12, in page 54, line 2, leave out from 'accounts' to 'and' in line 3.

No. 13, in line 6, at end insert—

'() The statement of accounts referred to in subparagraph (1)(b) above shall comply with any directions given by the Secretary of State with the approval of the Treasury as to—

  1. (a) the information to be contained in it,
  2. (b) the manner in which the information contained in it is to be presented, or
  3. (c) the methods and principles according to which the statement is to be prepared,

and shall contain such additional information as the Secretary of State may with the approval of the Treasury require to be provided for the information of Parliament.'.—[Mr. Michael Forsyth.]