Amendments proposed to the Learning and Skills Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Malcolm Wicks

29

Clause     34,     page     15,     line     19,     after 'receiving' insert 'or proposing to receive'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

23

Clause     34,     page     15,     line     24,     leave out paragraph (e) and insert—

      '(e) institutions within the further or higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992) which provide or propose to provide secondary education (other than post-16 education);'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

30

Clause     34,     page     15,     line     26,     after 'undertaking' insert 'or proposing to undertake'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

31

Clause     34,     page     15,     line     44,     after 'receiving' insert 'or proposing to receive'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

45

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     8,     leave out 'providing post-16 education or training' and insert 'to whom financial resources are provided'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

46

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     11,     leave out 'post-16' and insert 'or proposing to provide'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

47

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     26,     leave out 'post-16' and insert 'or proposing to provide'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

48

Clause     35,     page     16,     line     27,     leave out 'post-16'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

32

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     3,     leave out '6' and insert '35 '.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

33

Clause     36,     page     17,     line     4,     leave out 'and "maintained school" have' and insert 'has'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

34

Clause     40,     page     17,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The Council may provide any person designated by the National Assembly with such information as the Council thinks fit about any matter in relation to which it has a function.'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr Richard Allan

81

Clause     51,     page     22,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(f) facilities for providing information, advice or guidance about education or training or connected matters secured by the Council under section 12(5) of this Act or by the Secretary of State under section 9 or the Employment and Training Act 1973 for persons over the age of 19.'.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO PART III

Area inspections by the Chief Inspector

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr Richard Allan

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) The Chief Inspector of Adult Learning may, on his own initiative, conduct an inspection of—

      (a) the quality and availability of a specified description of education or training, in a specified area of England, for persons who are aged 16 or over;

      (b) the standards achieved by those receiving that education or training; and

      (c) whether the financial reosurces made available to those providing that education and training are managed efficiently and used in a way which provides value for money.

    (2) The Chief Inspector of Adult Learning must carry out such an inspection if asked to do so by the Secretary of State.

    (3) If the Learning and Skills Council or a local education authority has applied financial resources in respect of education or training which is being inspected under this section, the inspection may extend to considering the manner in which the Council or that authority has applied those resources and whether they have been applied in a way which provides value for money.

    (4) The education or training that may be made the subject of an area inspection is any education or training within—

      (a) the Adult Learning Inspectorate's remit; or

      (b) the remit of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools for England.

    (5) If, in connection with an area inspection, the Chief Inspector asks Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools for England for advice on a matter relating to education or training within his remit, the latter must give such advice as he considers likely to be appropriate for the purposes of the inspection.

    (6) A person providing education or training which is the subject of an area inspection must provide the Chief Inspector with any information reasonably asked for by him in connection with the inspection.

    (7) Any local education authority whose area, or part of whose area, is within the area which is the subject of an area inspection must provide the Chief Inspector with such information as the Chief Inspector may reasonably ask for in connection with the inspection.

    (8) "Area inspection" means an inspection under this section.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

35

Clause     96,     page     43,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(7) The power to make regulations under this section is to be exercised by the Scottish Ministers so far as those regulations are to have effect in or as regards Scotland.'.


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

64

Clause     116,     page     54,     line     6,     leave out 'section' and insert 'Part'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

65

Clause     116,     page     54,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(1A) The Secretary of State may not repeal any designation made under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1982 before 1st February 2005.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

39

Schedule     8,     page     86,     line     43,     at end insert—

    ' . In section 25 of the Education Act 1997 (other functions of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority) after subsection (4) insert—

            "(5) The Authority may supply any person designated by the Secretary of State with such information as the Authority thinks fit about any matter in relation to which it has a function."

     . In section 31 of that Act (other functions of the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales) after subsection (4) insert—

            "(5) The Authority may supply any person designated by the National Assembly for Wales with such information as the Authority thinks fit about any matter in relation to which it has a function.".'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

40

Schedule     8,     page     86,     line     44,     leave out 'the Education Act 1997' and insert 'that Act'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

36

Clause     120,     page     57,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(2A) A statutory instrument is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament if the instrument contains regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under section 96.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

37

Clause     120,     page     57,     line     18,     leave out from 'the' to 'thinks' in line 19 and insert 'person making the order or regulations'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

38

Clause     124,     page     57,     leave out lines 32 to 35.


 
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