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Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (6th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:30 pm on 25th January 2017.

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Moved by Lord Hannay of Chiswick

462: After Clause 83, insert the following new Clause— “Students at higher education establishments: treatment for public policy purposesThe Secretary of State has a duty to encourage international students to attend higher education establishments covered by this Act, and to that end shall ensure that no student, either undergraduate or postgraduate, who has received an offer to study at such a higher education establishment shall be treated for public policy purposes as an economic migrant to the UK, for the duration of their studies at such an establishment.”