Education and Adoption Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in grand committee

Clause 1

LORD WATSON OF INVERGOWRIE

BARONESS MASSEY OF DARWEN

 

Page 1, line 16, at end insert—

“(3)     Prior to defining a school as coasting, the Secretary of State must
undertake an investigation and report on the current level of
teacher recruitment and retention in that particular school.”

After Clause 6

LORD STOREY

BARONESS PINNOCK

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Scrutiny of education provision

(1)     The Education and Inspections Act 2006 is amended as follows.

(2)     After section 70C insert—

“70D          Scrutiny of education provisions

(1)     This section applies where more than 10 per cent of schools in a
local education authority is eligible for intervention under section
60B.

(2)     The relevant local authority may establish, under section 21(2) of
the Local Government Act 2000 (overview and scrutiny
committees), a committee of that authority to review and scrutinise
matters relating to the provision of education in such schools in the
authority’s area, and to make reports and recommendations on
such matters in accordance with regulations under this section.

(3)     Regulations shall make provision—

(a)   as to the matters relating to the provision of education in
such schools in the authority’s area which the committee
may review and scrutinise;

(b)   as to matters relating to the provision of education in such
schools in the authority’s area on which the committee may
make reports and recommendations to local Academy
sponsors;

(c)   as to information which local Academy sponsors must
provide to the committee;

(d)   requiring Regional Schools Commissioners to attend before
the committee to answer questions.””

Prepared 3rd November 2015