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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Monday 9 January 2017

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Technical and Further Education Bill, As


 

Amended


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

NEW CLAUSES

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Withdrawn  NC1

 

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)    

A 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 any report under subsection (1) before

 

Parliament.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Representative panels

 

(1)    

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education shall establish—

 

(a)    

a panel of persons undertaking approved English apprenticeships; and

 

(b)    

a panel of persons undertaking study towards approved technical

 

education qualifications.

 

(2)    

A panel under subsection (1)(a) shall be established by 1 April 2017 and shall

 

advise the Board of the Institute on all matters concerning approved English

 

apprenticeships.

 

(3)    

A panel under subsection (1)(b) shall be established by 1 April 2018 and shall

 

advise the Board of the Institute on all matters concerning technical education

 

qualifications.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not selected  NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Apprentices as qualifying young persons for the purposes of child benefit

 

(1)    

The Child Benefit (General) Regulations 2006 are amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In Regulation 3 (education and training condition)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (2)(a)(ii), insert—

 

“(aa)    

is undertaking a statutory apprenticeship as defined

 

under section A11 of the Apprenticeships, Skills,

 

Children and Learning Act 2009 (as inserted by section

 

25 of the Enterprise Act 2016);”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (4), after “(2)(a)” insert “, (2)(aa)”.”

 



 
 

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Gordon Marsden

 

Negatived on division  NC4

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Careers education: duty to publish strategy

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall publish a strategy for the purposes of improving

 

careers education for persons receiving education or training—

 

(a)    

in the course of an approved English apprenticeship;

 

(b)    

for the purposes of an approved technical education qualification; or

 

(c)    

for the purposes of approved steps towards occupational competence.

 

(2)    

The strategy shall be laid before Parliament.

 

(3)    

The strategy shall specify provisions under which the Secretary of State will seek

 

to—

 

(a)    

ensure that persons receiving education or training under subsection (1)

 

receive information, advice and guidance relating to their future careers,

 

and that such information, advice and guidance is delivered in a way

 

which meets each person’s needs and is impartial;

 

(b)    

ensure that such information, advice and guidance may be taken into

 

account by relevant authorities and partners to meet the needs of local or

 

combined authority areas;

 

(c)    

ensure parity of esteem between technical, further and higher education;

 

and

 

(d)    

monitor the outcomes of such information, advice and guidance for

 

recipients.

 

(4)    

The provisions specified in subsection (3) shall have specific regard to particular

 

needs of different groups of persons receiving education or training under

 

subsection (1), including—

 

(a)    

persons with special educational needs;

 

(b)    

care leavers;

 

(c)    

persons of different ethnicities;

 

(d)    

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

 

2014; and

 

(e)    

persons who have other particular needs that may be determined by the

 

Secretary of State.

 

(5)    

The strategy shall include guidance for the purposes of improving careers

 

education, to which the following bodies shall have regard—

 

(a)    

the Office for Standards in Education, Children‘s Services and Skills;

 

(b)    

the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education; and

 

(c)    

the Office for Students.

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State shall by regulations designate relevant authorities and

 

partners for the purposes of subsection (3)(b).

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations designate—

 

(a)    

further groups of persons under subsection (4)(e); and

 

(b)    

further national authorities or bodies under subsection (5).

 

(8)    

Regulations made under this section—

 

(a)    

shall be made by statutory instrument; and

 

(b)    

may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by a

 

resolution of each House of Parliament.


 
 

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(9)    

For the purposes of this section, “careers education” means education about

 

different careers and occupations and potential courses or qualifications to attain

 

those careers and occupations.”

 

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Withdrawn  1

 

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

 

“(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)    

the ability of students to travel to another body or institution; and

 

(e)    

any financial impact on those students, including the cost of travel by

 

students to attend another body or institution, and steps to mitigate those

 

impacts.

 

(4)    

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

 

making the assessments at subsection (3).

 

(5)    

Regulations made under subsection (4)—

 

(a)    

shall be made by statutory instrument; and

 

(b)    

shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House

 

of Parliament.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  18,  page  9,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

“(e)    

suspend the Office for Students protection action for students.”

 


 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  28,  page  13,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

Sums guaranteed under subsection (1) shall include statutory pension obligations

 

payable to staff employed by a further education body subject to an education

 

administration order.”

 



 
 

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Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  4

 

Schedule  1,  page  21,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

    “(4)  

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education in performing its

 

functions must have regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity in

 

connection with access to, and participation in, education or training provided

 

in a form specified in subsection (6).”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  5

 

Schedule  1,  page  21,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

    “(4)  

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education in performing its

 

functions must co-operate with the Apprenticeship Delivery Board on

 

progression into, and delivery of, apprenticeships.”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  6

 

Schedule  1,  page  21,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“2A      

After section ZA2 (general duties) insert—

 

“ZA2A

  Expenditure by the Institute

 

In the discharge of its duties and functions under this Chapter, the

 

Institute shall in any one year expend a sum no less than the sum

 

projected to be raised under the Apprenticeship Levy in that year.””

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  7

 

Schedule  1,  page  22,  line  2,  after “to” insert “state-funded”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  8

 

Schedule  1,  page  22,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

  “(1A)  

In making determinations under subsection (1)(a) on occupations relating to

 

apprenticeships, the Institute shall attach particular importance to the needs of

 

apprentices aged between 16 and 24.”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  9

 

Schedule  1,  page  23,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

  “(2A)  

Outcomes under subsection (2)(b) shall include recognised technical

 

qualifications.”

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  10

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  6,  leave out “course document” and insert “standard or

 

technical assessment design specification”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  11

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  9,  leave out “another person” and insert “other persons”.


 
 

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Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  12

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  10,  leave out “another person” and insert “other persons”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  13

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  12,  leave out section A2IA(4).

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  14

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  17,  after “education” insert “route”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  15

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  28,  after “education” insert “route”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  17

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  30,  leave out section A3A(2)(c).

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  16

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  32,  after “education” insert “route”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  18

 

Schedule  1,  page  28,  line  39,  after “Ofsted” insert “, the QAA”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  19

 

Schedule  1,  page  29,  line  1,  after “Ofsted” insert “, the QAA”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  20

 

Schedule  1,  page  29,  line  3,  after “England,” insert “including those offered by

 

Higher Education Institutions,”.

 

Gordon Marsden

 

Not called  21

 

Schedule  1,  page  29,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

““QAA” means the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.”

 



 
 

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Gordon Marsden

 

Negatived on division  22

 

Schedule  2,  page  30,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

“3A      

The education administrator may not transfer assets of any further education

 

body to a for-profit private company where he or she considers that more than

 

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

 

Legislative Grand Committee (England and Wales): Consent Motion agreed to.

 


 

  Legislative Grand Committee (England): Consent Motion agreed to.

 


 

  Bill read the third time and passed.

 


 

 

Revised 10 January 2017