Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on report

Clause 2

BARONESS BUTLER-SLOSS

BARONESS JONES OF WHITCHURCH

 

Page 2, line 12, at end insert—

“( )   In subsection (4)(d) (matters to which court or adoption agency must have
regard), after “the child’s age, sex, background” insert “and (except in
relation to an adoption agency in Wales, to which subsection (5) applies)
religious persuasion, racial origin and cultural and linguistic background.”

After Clause 9

BARONESS BUTLER-SLOSS

BARONESS BROWNING

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Functions in respect of former relevant children

After section 23C(5) of the Children Act 1989 (continuing functions in
respect of former relevant children) insert—

“(5ZA)   The assistance given under subsection (4)(c) shall include the
continuation of accommodation with the former local authority
foster parent, unless—

(a)   the former relevant child states that he or she does not wish
to continue residing in such accommodation,

(b)   the former local authority foster parent does not wish to
continue to provide accommodation, or

(c)   it is not reasonably practicable to arrange such
accommodation.

(5ZB)   “Former local authority foster parent” means a local authority foster
parent within the meaning of section 22C(12) with whom the
former relevant child, as a looked after child, was placed under
section 22C(6)(a) or (b).””

After Clause 78

BARONESS WALMSLEY

LORD STOREY

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

BARONESS TYLER OF ENFIELD

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“No right to give corporal punishment: part-time educational institutions

In the Education Act 1996, at the end of section 548(7B) (no right to give
corporal punishment), insert “except that it applies in relation to this
section as if for paragraphs (a) and (b) of section 92(2) of that Act there were
substituted the following words “for any amount of time during an
academic year, no matter how little””.”

After Clause 95

LORD HUNT OF KINGS HEATH

BARONESS HUGHES OF STRETFORD

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Protection of children’s health: standardised tobacco packaging

The Secretary of State shall, within six months of this Act coming into force,
bring forward legislation making it an offence, where the sale or supply of
any tobacco product would have a detrimental impact on the health or
wellbeing of children under 18, for anyone to sell or supply any tobacco
product, the retail packaging of which is not free of any colour, shape,
trademark or any other mark as may be specified in regulations by the
Secretary of State.”

Prepared 28th November 2013