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Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

521

 

Education Bill, continued

 
 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

Esther McVey

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  27

 

Page  27,  line  21  [Clause  26],  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

The Secretary of State must produce a transition plan to highlight how he will

 

assist schools, colleges and local authorities in the transition from the current

 

system of careers guidance to the new all-age careers service.’.

 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  28

 

Page  27,  line  21  [Clause  26],  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

Before the commencement of this section, the Secretary of State must report to

 

Parliament on arrangements for the funding of careers guidance between the end

 

of ring-fenced Connexions funding and the establishment of the All Age Careers

 

Service.’.

 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

Not called  19

 

Page  27,  line  36  [Clause  27],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

an Academy School.’.

 


 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  29

 

Page  28,  line  3  [Clause  27],  at end insert ‘by qualified careers professionals’.

 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  18

 

Page  28,  line  5  [Clause  27],  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

involves at least one guidance session that is delivered in person by a

 

qualified careers professional, and’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Andy Burnham

 

Not selected  8

 

Page  28,  line  24  [Clause  27],  at end insert ‘to any standards prescribed by the

 

Secretary of State’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

522

 

Education Bill, continued

 
 

Nic Dakin

 

Not selected  16

 

Page  30,  line  12  [Clause  27],  at end insert—

 

‘(10)    

Within a period of three years beginning with the commencement of section 27,

 

the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report about the effect of that

 

section.’.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Andy Burnham

 

Not called  9

 

Page  33,  line  4  [Clause  34],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 84 (Code for school admissions) in subsection (2) after “other matters”,

 

insert “which ensure fair access to opportunity for education”.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Andy Burnham

 

Not called  10

 

Page  33,  line  5  [Clause  34],  leave out subsection (2).

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Andy Burnham

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Negatived on division  13

 

Page  33,  line  14  [Clause  34],  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

‘(3)    

For section 88J (changes to admission arrangements by schools adjudicator)

 

substitute—

 

“88J  

Implementation of decisions by adjudicator

 

(1)    

This section applies where the adjudicator has made a decision (‘the

 

primary decision’)—

 

(a)    

under section 88H(4) on whether to uphold an objection to

 

admission arrangements, or

 

(b)    

under section 88I(4)(b) or (5)(b) on whether admission

 

arrangements conform with the requirements relating to

 

admissions.

 

(2)    

If the admission authority has not amended its admission arrangements

 

within a period of 14 days of being notified of the primary decision, the

 

local authority for the area in which the school is situated may direct

 

appropriate changes to any aspect of the admission arrangements in

 

consequence of the primary decision.

 

(3)    

Following the amendment of the admission arrangements by the

 

admission authority following a primary decision, the local authority for

 

the area, if it considers that the changes to the admission arrangements

 

are not consistent with the primary decision, may direct appropriate

 

changes to any aspect of the admission arrangements in consequence of

 

the primary decision.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

523

 

Education Bill, continued

 
 

(4)    

An admission authority which is subject to a direction under subsections

 

(2) or (3) may ask the adjudicator to set aside the direction on the grounds

 

that the changes to the admission arrangements contained in the local

 

authority’s direction are not consistent with the primary decision.”.’.

 


 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  34

 

Page  42,  line  34  [Clause  51],  leave out from ‘not’ to end of line 36 and insert

 

‘otherwise receive suitable education for any period,’.

 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  35

 

Page  42  [Clause  51],  leave out lines 40 to 42 and insert—

 

‘(2)    

“Suitable education”, in relation to a child, means efficient education suitable to

 

the child’s age, ability and aptitude and to any special educational needs the child

 

may have.’.

 


 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  36

 

Page  51,  line  5  [Clause  65],  leave out ‘sections 83B and 83C’ and insert ‘section

 

83B’.

 


 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  37

 

Page  52  [Clause  65],  leave out lines 26 to 35.

 


 

Bill Esterson

 

Nic Dakin

 

Not selected  25

 

Page  54,  line  3  [Clause  68],  leave out subsections (2)(a), (2)(b) and (2)(c).

 


 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  38

 

Page  57,  line  9  [Clause  76],  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

section [Charges at boarding Academies].’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

524

 

Education Bill, continued

 
 

Nic Dakin

 

Mr Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  17

 

Page  57,  line  9  [Clause  76],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Section 68 will come into force on 1 September 2013.’.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  14

 

Page  62,  line  30  [Schedule  2],  leave out paragraph (2) and insert—

 

    ‘(2)  

In section 132 (qualified teacher status), leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

  “(3)  

The Secretary of State in England shall consult with school

 

proprietors, associations of teachers and such persons as he

 

considers appropriate before making regulations under this section

 

which make provision by reference to—

 

(a)    

the content of a course or programme, or

 

(b)    

the standard of education or training provided through a

 

course or programme.”’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  1

 

Page  64  [Schedule  3],  leave out lines 10 to 39 and insert ‘providing for designated

 

employees of the GTCE to become employees of the Secretary of State (and accordingly

 

to become employed in the civil service of the state) or other permitted transferee.

 

(1A)    

Where a staff transfer scheme is made under subsection (1) the scheme must

 

provide for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)

 

Regulations 2006 to apply (to the extent that they would not otherwise apply) as

 

if—

 

(a)    

any transfer of functions (however affected and described) to a permitted

 

transferee or the Crown were a transfer of an undertaking;

 

(b)    

the transfer of the undertaking took effect on a designated date;

 

(c)    

the transfer of the undertaking were a relevant transfer for the purposes

 

of the regulations; and

 

(d)    

the employee had for those purposes been assigned to an organised

 

grouping of resources or employees that was subject to the relevant

 

transfer.

 

(2)    

A staff transfer scheme may provide for the transfer of an employee to a permitted

 

transferee or so as to become employed in the civil service of the state despite any

 

provisions, of whatever nature, which would otherwise prevent the employee

 

from being so transferred.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

525

 

Education Bill, continued

 
 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  2

 

Page  65,  line  26  [Schedule  3],  at end insert—

 

‘“permitted transferee” means a person specified in an order made by the

 

Secretary of State;’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  3

 

Page  74  [Schedule  6],  leave out lines 20 to 34 and insert ‘providing for designated

 

employees of the TDA to become employees of the Secretary of State (and accordingly

 

to become employed in the civil service of the state) or other permitted transferee.

 

(1A)    

Where a staff transfer scheme is made the scheme must provide for the Transfer

 

of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 to apply (to the

 

extent that they would not otherwise apply) as if—

 

(a)    

any transfer of functions (however affected and described) to a permitted

 

transferee or the Crown were a transfer of an undertaking;

 

(b)    

the transfer of the undertaking took effect on a designated date;

 

(c)    

the transfer of the undertaking were a relevant transfer for the purposes

 

of the regulations; and

 

(d)    

the employee had for those purposes been assigned to an organised

 

grouping of resources or employees that was subject to the relevant

 

transfer.

 

(2)    

A staff transfer scheme may provide for the transfer of an employee to a permitted

 

transferee or so as to become employed in the civil service of the state despite any

 

provisions, of whatever nature, which would otherwise prevent the employee

 

from being so transferred.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  4

 

Page  75,  line  37  [Schedule  6],  at end insert—

 

‘“permitted transferee” means a person specified in an order made by the

 

Secretary of State;’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  5

 

Page  81  [Schedule  9],  leave out lines 18 to 32 and insert ‘providing for designated

 

employees of the QCDA to become employees of the Secretary of State (and accordingly

 

to become employed in the civil service of the state) or Ofqual or other permitted

 

transferee.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

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Education Bill, continued

 
 

(1A)    

Where a staff transfer scheme is made the scheme must provide for the Transfer

 

of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 to apply (to the

 

extent that they would not otherwise apply) as if—

 

(a)    

any transfer of functions (however affected and described) to a permitted

 

transferee or the Crown were a transfer of an undertaking;

 

(b)    

the transfer of the undertaking took effect on a designated date;

 

(c)    

the transfer of the undertaking were a relevant transfer for the purposes

 

of the regulations; and

 

(d)    

the employee had for those purposes been assigned to an organised

 

grouping of resources or employees that was subject to the relevant

 

transfer.

 

(2)    

A staff transfer scheme may provide for the transfer of an employee to Ofqual or

 

other permitted transferee or so as to become employed in the civil service of the

 

state despite any provisions, of whatever nature, which would otherwise prevent

 

the employee from being so transferred.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  6

 

Page  82,  line  37  [Schedule  9],  at end insert—

 

‘“permitted transferee” means a person specified in an order made by the

 

Secretary of State;’.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Andy Burnham

 

Not called  11

 

Page  83,  line  4  [Schedule  10],  leave out paragraphs 1 to 3.

 


 

Secretary Michael Gove

 

Agreed to  39

 

Page  112,  line  24  [Schedule  14],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in the opening words, for “subsections (4) and” substitute “subsection”;’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  7

 

Page  118,  line  6  [Schedule  17],  leave out from beginning to end of line 23 on page

 

119 and insert ‘to become employees of the Secretary of State (and accordingly to become

 

employed in the civil service of the state) or other permitted transferee.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 11 May 2011                  

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Education Bill, continued

 
 

(2)    

Where a staff transfer scheme is made the scheme must provide for the Transfer

 

of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 to apply (to the

 

extent that they would not otherwise apply) as if—

 

(a)    

any transfer of functions (however affected and described) to a permitted

 

transferee or the Crown were a transfer of an undertaking;

 

(b)    

the transfer of the undertaking took effect on a designated date;

 

(c)    

the transfer of the undertaking were a relevant transfer for the purposes

 

of the regulations; and

 

(d)    

the employee had for those purposes been assigned to an organised

 

grouping of resources or employees that was subject to the relevant

 

transfer.

 

(3)    

A staff transfer scheme may provide for the transfer of an employee to a permitted

 

transferee or so as to become employed in the civil service of the state despite any

 

provisions, of whatever nature, which would otherwise prevent the employee

 

from being so transferred.’.

 

Bill read the third time on division, and passed.

 


 
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