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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 6 June 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

1233-36 of the 2012-2013 Session

 

5-6, 135-36, 137-39, 283-84, 285-96 and 297-302 of the 2013-2014 Session

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Children and Families Bill, As Amended

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

37

 

Clause  42,  page  33,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

If the plan specifies social care provision, the responsible local authority must

 

secure the specified social care provision for the child or young person.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

38

 

Clause  50,  page  37,  line  18,  at end insert ‘;

 

(g)    

the social care provision specified in an EHC plan;

 

(h)    

the healthcare provision specified in an EHC plan.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

39

 

Clause  21,  page  19,  line  16,  leave out ‘wholly or mainly’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

40

 

Clause  36,  page  29,  line  20,  leave out subsection (10).

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

41

 

Clause  37,  page  30,  line  13,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

42

 

Clause  44,  page  34,  line  3,  leave out subsection (5).


 
 

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Mr Robert Buckland

 

43

 

Clause  45,  page  34,  line  37,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

‘(4)    

In forming an opinion for the purposes of this section in relation to a young person

 

aged over 18, a local authority must have regard to his or her age.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

44

 

Clause  37,  page  30,  line  8,  leave out from ‘provision’ to end of line 10 and insert

 

‘required by the child or young person.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

45

 

Clause  38,  page  30,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

an institution of higher education which the young person has accepted

 

an offer from.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

46

 

Clause  27,  page  22,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

If the education and care provision provided as part of the local offer is deemed

 

insufficient to meet the needs of children and young people under subsection (2),

 

a local authority must—

 

(a)    

publish these findings;

 

(b)    

improve that provision until it is deemed sufficient by—

 

(i)    

those consulted in subsection (3); and

 

(ii)    

Ofsted.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

47

 

Page  48,  line  35,  leave out Clause 69.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

48

 

Clause  72,  page  49,  line  46,  leave out from ‘education,’ to end of line 1 on page 50.

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

49

 

Clause  10,  page  9,  line  16,  at end insert ‘unless in the view of the court it is

 

unreasonable to do so’.

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

50

 

Clause  11,  page  10,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(2B)    

Involvement shall mean, but is not limited to, direct contact with a child by any

 

means including supervised contact, indirect contact with a child by any means

 

including letters or telephone or receiving information about a child from the

 

other parent or a third party.’.


 
 

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Jeremy Corbyn

 

51

 

Clause  12,  page  10,  line  35,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

A child arrangements order that provides for a child to reside with a particular

 

person is to be interpreted as granting rights of custody to that person.’.

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

52

 

Clause  14,  page  13,  line  8,  after ‘issued’, insert ‘unless in the view of the court it

 

would be in the best interests of the child to set a different timetable’.

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

53

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  6,  at end insert ‘but may do so when any matter is brought

 

to the court’s attention by the child’s guardian’.

 

Inclusive and accessible education, health and social care provision

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

NC21

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In exercising a function under Part 3, a local authority and NHS bodies in England

 

must promote and secure inclusive and accessible education, health and social

 

care provision to support children, young people and their families.

 

(2)    

Regulations will set out requirements on an authority and its partner NHS

 

commissioning bodies to promote and secure inclusive and accessible education,

 

health and social care provision in its local area, in particular through—

 

(a)    

the planning;

 

(b)    

the design;

 

(c)    

the commissioning or funding;

 

(d)    

the delivery; and

 

(e)    

the evaluation of such services.’.

 

Information sharing about live births

 

Andrea Leadsom

 

Craig Whittaker

 

NC22

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

NHS trusts should make arrangements to share with local authorities records of

 

live births to parents resident in their area, to be used by the local authority for the

 

purposes of identifying and contacting new families through children’s centres

 

and any other early years outreach services it may operate.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must, within a period of six months of Royal Assent to this

 

Act, bring forward regulations placing consequential requirements on trusts and

 

local authorities in exercising their duty under subsection (1), including, but not

 

limited to—

 

(a)    

the format of arrangements made;

 

(b)    

the safeguarding of information;


 
 

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(c)    

the circumstances in which it would not be appropriate for a trust to

 

provide information to local authorities;

 

(d)    

the regularity of data transfers;

 

(e)    

timescales within which a local authority must contact new families

 

made known to it; and

 

(f)    

any further requirements the Secretary of State deems necessary.

 

(3)    

Local authorities must establish a pilot scheme to trial the registration of births

 

within children’s centres, and evaluate the effectiveness of the scheme to—

 

(a)    

identify and contact new families; and

 

(b)    

enable children’s centres to reach more families, in particular those with

 

children under the age of two, or who the local authority consider—

 

(i)    

hard to reach, or

 

(ii)    

vulnerable.’.

 


 
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