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

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Mr Malcolm Wicks

43

Clause     6,     page     4,     line     47,     leave out 'post-16' and insert 'or proposing to provide'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

44

Clause     6,     page     5,     line     1,     leave out 'post-16'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

90

Clause     6,     page     5,     line     1,     leave out 'at specified intervals statements' and insert 'an annual statement'.


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

106

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     17,     leave out 'by schools'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

79

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     19,     at end insert—

    '(1A) Where an education authority has existing sixth form provision the Council must make a grant per sixth form pupil consistent with the real terms value as defined by the average of the three financial years 1998-2001.'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

92

Clause     7,     page     5,     leave out lines 20 to 22.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

88

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(2A) In attaching conditions to a grant under subsection (2) the Council shall have regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

27

Clause     7,     page     5,     line     23,     leave out 'and "maintained school" have' and insert 'has'.


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

93

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     27,     after 'of', insert 'appropriate'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

95

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     34,     at beginning insert 'Subject to subsection (4A) below'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

94

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     37,     leave out '19' and insert '25'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

96

Clause     8,     page     5,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(4A) For the purposes of subsection (4) above a disabled person or a person who is the subject of an assessment conducted under section 114 is a young person in the period which—

      (a) starts with the beginning of the year in which he attains the age of 15 and

      (b) ends with the end of the year in which he attains the age of 30.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

28

Clause     12,     page     6,     line     30,     at end insert—

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


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

59

Clause 15, page 8, line 9, at end insert—

      '(c) proposals as to how the Council intends to have regard to the special needs and characteristics of the institutions designated under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr Richard Allan

99

Clause     16,     page     8,     line     18,     at end insert—

      '(c) how it intends to support the development of the enconomy through learning and skills within economic development, inward investment and regeneration activities.'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr Richard Allan

80

Schedule     2,     page     61,     line     36,     at end insert—

'Committees

    ( )—(1) A local council must establish a young people's committee and an adult learning committee.

    (2) Members of a committee may be (but need not be) members of the council.'.


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

60

Clause     21,     page     9,     line     26,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The guidance to any local council whose area contains any of the institutions designated under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 shall draw attention to the special needs and characteristics of such institutions.'.


   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

61

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '(aa) a statement of the education and training the local council would like any of the institutions designated under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 in the council's area to provide.'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

62

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     25,     at end insert—

      '(d) the special needs and characteristics of the institutions designated under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr Richard Allan

49

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '( ) any relevant institutions providing programmes of higher education'.

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

63

Clause     22,     page     10,     line     28,     at end insert—

      '(ba) any institution in its area designated under section 28 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;'.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART I

Partnership arrangements

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '. The Council may enter into partnership arrangements or collaborative activities or agency arrangements with other statutory bodies or bodies corporate, whether in England or elsewhere, if it judges that to be the best method of discharging its functions in relation to England.'.


Property

   

Mr Tim Boswell
Mr James Clappison

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) A local Learning and Skills Council established under section 19 shall have power to accept, hold and administer any property on trust for purposes related to any of their objectives, or for any other purpose connected with education.

    (2) The Secretary of State may by order make such provision as he thinks appropriate in relation to the appointment as trustees and impose conditions on persons to administer such trust property; and such trustees shall cause proper accounts to be kept of the capital, accretions, income and expenditure vested in, received by and expended by them; and shall cause such accounts to be audited and an abstract thereof to be published in such manner as the Secretary of State may from time to time approve.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

14

Clause     31,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(3A) Provision is not to be considered as giving rise to disproportionate expenditure only because that provision is more expensive than comparable provision.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Wicks

15

Clause     32,     page     14,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(3A) Provision is not to be considered as giving rise to disproportionate expenditure only because that provision is more expensive than comparable provision.'.


   

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.'.

 
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