§ Mr. Wiggin
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on higher education top-up fees in Wales. 
§ Mr. Touhig
As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales announced in his written statement of 17 July 2003,Official Report, column 84WS, we propose, subject to parliamentary approval, to transfer to the National Assembly for Wales full responsibility for the tuition fee regime, including powers over new policy as regards variable fees.