Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (4th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 15th March 2017.

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Moved by Lord Prior of Brampton

183: Clause 92, page 60, line 31, leave out subsection (3) and insert—“(3) Arrangements under this section must require Innovate UK, when exercising any function to which the arrangements relate, to have regard to—(a) the need to support (directly or indirectly) persons engaged in business activities in the United Kingdom,(b) the need to promote innovation by persons carrying on business in the United Kingdom, and(c) the desirability of improving quality of life in the United Kingdom.”

Amendment 183 agreed.

Clause 95: UKRI’s research and innovation strategy

Amendment 184 not moved.

Clause 97: Grants to UKRI from the Secretary of State