Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

159 The Government considers that the Bill is compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Accordingly, Baroness Berridge, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System), has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998: "in my view the provisions of the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill are compatible with the Convention rights".

160 The Government has published a separate ECHR memorandum with its assessment of the compatibility of the Bill’s provisions with the Convention rights: this memorandum is available on the Government website.

 

18th May 2021