Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in grand committee

[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]

Clause 27

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

 

Page 22, line 12, at end insert—

“( )   If the education and care provision referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b)
is deemed insufficient to meet the needs of children and young people
under subsection (2), a local authority must—

(a)   publish these findings;

(b)   involve those consulted in subsection (3) in producing an action
plan to revise the education and care provision referred to in
subsection (1)(a) and (b);

(c)   review and report on progress against its action plan;

(d)   revise the local offer accordingly.

“( )   Regulations must make provision about—

(a)   criteria to be used by local authorities in assessing whether the
education and care provision referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b)
is sufficient under subsection (2);

(b)   the information to be included in an authority’s action plan;

(c)   how an authority is to involve children, young people and families
in the production of, and assessment of progress against, its action
plan;

(d)   imposing time limits on implementing the revision of the education
and care provision referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b) deemed
insufficient.”

After Clause 47

LORD TOUHIG

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Change of residence

(1)   This section applies where—

(a)   a local authority (the “sending authority”) maintains an education,
health and care plan for a child or young person, and

(b)   another local authority (the “receiving authority”) is notified by the
child’s parent or the young person that they intend to move
residence to the receiving authority’s area.

(2)   Where the sending authority is notified by the child’s parent or the young
person that they intend to move residence it must provide the receiving
authority with a copy of the education, health and care plan.

(3)   The receiving authority must—

(a)   review the child or young person’s education, health and care plan
having regard to the need for continuity of provision, and the
outcomes specified in the plan; and

(b)   provide the child’s parent or the young person with such
information as it considers appropriate.”

Prepared 9th October 2013