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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 1 December 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Technical and Further Education Bill


 

[Seventh and Eighth Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Clause 13 Agreed to.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  14,  page  8,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(3)    

Before an education administrator may perform functions specified in subsection

 

(2), they must ensure an appropriate assessment is made and published of the

 

impact of performing such functions, including, but not restricted, to—

 

(a)    

the impact on the quality of education provided to existing students of the

 

further education body;

 

(b)    

the capacity of another body or institution to undertake any additional

 

functions or provide education to additional students;

 

(c)    

the infrastructure of the local area, in particular transport;

 

(d)    

any impact on the travel arrangements of students to another body or

 

institution; and,


 
 

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(e)    

any financial impact on those students or any such impact on their travel

 

arrangements, and what measures need to be taken to mitigate them.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State shall make regulations to specify suitable bodies for

 

making the assessments at subsection (3).”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  14,  page  8,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(3)    

The education administrator shall not make any decisions required by subsection

 

(2) without consulting—

 

(a)    

existing students of the further education body;

 

(b)    

existing staff of the further education body

 

(c)    

all recognised trade unions at the further education body.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  34

 

Clause  15,  page  8,  line  11,  at end insert “and has relevant experience and

 

knowledge of the further education sector.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 16 to 21 Agreed to.

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  3

 

Clause  22,  page  10,  line  6,  leave out “for the” and insert “with the primary”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  22,  page  10,  line  7,  leave out “(if possible)”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  5

 

Clause  22,  page  10,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

The education administrator may, in performing his or her functions for the

 

purpose of achieving the objective of the education administration, request

 

information, advice or guidance from practitioners with an understanding of

 

education regarding the management of a further education body.”


 
 

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Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  6

 

Clause  22,  page  10,  line  10,  leave out “have special educational needs” and

 

insert—

 

“(a)    

have special educational needs;

 

(b)    

are care leavers;

 

(c)    

are parents;

 

(d)    

are carers, carers of children, or young carers, as defined by the Care Act

 

2014; and,

 

(e)    

have other particular needs that may be determined by the appropriate

 

national authority.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Negatived on division  7

 

Clause  23,  page  10,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

“(2)    

The education administrator may not transfer assets of any further education body

 

to a private company where he or she considers that more than half of the funding

 

of the acquisition of the asset came from public funds.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Schedule 2 Agreed to.

 

Clause 24 Agreed to.

 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  20

 

Schedule  3,  page  33,  line  4,  leave out “and”

 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  21

 

Schedule  3,  page  33,  line  6,  at end insert “, or

  

(c) if the context requires,

 
  

both of the above.”

 
 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  22

 

Schedule  3,  page  33,  line  14,  leave out “and”


 
 

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Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  23

 

Schedule  3,  page  33,  line  17,  at end insert “, or

  

(e) if the context requires,

 
  

all of the above.”

 
 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  24

 

Schedule  3,  page  36,  line  10,  leave out “(3)” and “insert “(4)”

 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  25

 

Schedule  3,  page  36,  line  34,  leave out “(3)” and “insert “(4)”

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  26

 

Schedule  4,  page  44,  line  6,  leave out “(4)” and “insert “(5)”

 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  27

 

Schedule  4,  page  44,  line  32,  leave out “(3)” and “insert “(5)”

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Clauses 25 to 36 Agreed to.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Withdrawn  8

 

Clause  37,  page  18,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Secretary of State must ensure the list of disqualified officers is made

 

publicly available.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  18

 

Clause  38,  page  18,  line  38,  leave out subsection (2)


 
 

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Robert Halfon

 

Agreed to  19

 

Clause  38,  page  19,  line  9,  leave out “(4)” and insert “(3)”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Clauses 39 to 45 Agreed to.

 

NEW CLAUSES

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Withdrawn  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Further education bodies: senior management

 

A further education body shall be required to include in its senior management

 

team a person or persons with professional financial qualifications having

 

specific responsibility for oversight of financial management in the body.”

 


 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Further education bodies: governing bodies

 

A further education body shall seek to ensure that its governing body includes a

 

minimum of two members with professional financial qualifications.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Report on quality outcomes of completed apprenticeships

 

(1)    

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education shall report on an

 

annual basis to the Secretary of State on quality outcomes of completed

 

apprenticeships.

 

(2)    

The report under subsection (1) shall include information on—

 

(a)    

job outcomes of individuals who have completed an apprenticeship,

 

(b)    

average annualised earnings of individuals one year after completing an

 

apprenticeship,

 

(c)    

numbers of individuals who have completed an apprenticeship who

 

progress to higher stages of education,


 
 

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(d)    

satisfaction rates of individuals who complete an apprenticeship on the

 

quality of that apprenticeship, and

 

(e)    

satisfaction rates of employers who hire individuals who complete an

 

apprenticeship with the outcome of that apprenticeship.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report before Parliament.”

 


 

Tracy Brabin

 

Not called  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education: duty to promote

 

awareness

 

(1)    

It shall be a duty of the Institute to promote awareness of—

 

(a)    

occupations, and

 

(b)    

steps by which people may become competent to work in occupations.

 

(2)    

In promoting awareness under subsection (1)(b), the Institute shall give due

 

weight to—

 

(a)    

apprenticeships, and

 

(b)    

technical education qualifications.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Mike Kane

 

Not called  NC5

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“The Institute: duty to consult

 

(1)    

The Institute shall consult on a regular basis on—

 

(a)    

the development and progress of standards and assessment plans, and

 

(b)    

the delivery of apprentice end point assessments.

 

(2)    

Consultation under subsection (1) shall be carried out with—

 

(a)    

further education bodies and provider organisations

 

(b)    

awarding bodies

 

(c)    

organisations representing employers, and

 

(d)    

organisations representing students and apprentices.”

 

Bill, as amended, to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 01 December 2016