Impact assessment

Higher Education and Research Bill: impact assessment

Analyses the effects of the measures set out in the Higher Education and Research Bill.


Higher Education and Research Bill: detailed impact assessment

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These documents consider the impact of the measures set out in the Higher Education and Research Bill on:

  • students
  • higher education providers
  • taxpayers
  • other parts of society

The impact assessments cover the measures on:

  • the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • sector entry and the single gateway
  • information sharing
  • student protection
  • establishing the Office for Students
  • deregulating higher education corporations and simplifying governing documents
  • power to enter and inspect
  • alternative finance
  • establishing UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Published 19 May 2016
Last updated 7 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added detailed impact assessment.
  2. First published.