Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on REPORT

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

After Clause 51

BARONESS HUGHES OF STRETFORD

BARONESS JONES OF WHITCHURCH

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Single point of appeal: review

(1)   The Secretary of State will, within a year of this Act coming into force, carry
out a review to assess the feasibility of enabling a child’s parent or a young
person to appeal to the First Tier Tribunal in relation to the healthcare or
social care provision specified in an EHC plan.

(2)   In undertaking a review under subsection (1), the Secretary of State will
pay particular regard to the need for an integrated appeals process.

(3)   The Secretary of State will publish, and lay before both Houses of
Parliament, a report setting out the conclusions of the review.”

After Clause 73

LORD NORTHBOURNE

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“School policies to prepare children and young people for the opportunities,
challenges and responsibilities of adult life

After section 78 of the Education Act 2002 insert—

“78A          Duty of schools to promote the personal and social development of
pupils, and to prepare them for the responsibilities of adult life
and parenthood

(1)   All schools shall make explicit to parents, school governors and
pupils how they deliver—

(a)   guidance to young people as they explore the opportunities
and challenges of the adult life which lies ahead of them;

(b)   help for children and young people who are pupils at the
school to develop the personal, social and communication
skills that they are likely to need in their adult life;

(c)   help for children and young people who are pupils at the
school to discuss and understand the responsibilities, duties
and challenges of parenthood;

(d)   provision of activities and other opportunities for pupils at
the school to develop interpersonal, leadership and
teamwork skills as a preparation for their adult life.

(2)   The above shall be delivered as appropriate to the age, readiness
and needs of pupils in the school.””

Schedule 4

BARONESS HUGHES OF STRETFORD

BARONESS JONES OF WHITCHURCH

 

Page 171, line 15, after “agency” insert “, or any individual childminder registered
at the agency,”

 

Page 171, line 21, at end insert—

“( )   The Chief Inspector must at such intervals as may be prescribed
inspect all early years provision registered with an early years
childminder agency.”

Clause 76

BARONESS HUGHES OF STRETFORD

BARONESS JONES OF WHITCHURCH

 

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 76
stand part of the Bill
.

Prepared 20th December 2013