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

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Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     61,     line     4     [Clause     128],     after 'the' insert 'persons or'.

   

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Page     61,     line     7     [Clause     128],     after 'person' insert 'or body'.

   

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Page     61,     line     15     [Clause     128],     after 'The' insert 'persons and'.

   

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Page     61,     line     18     [Clause     128],     at end insert—

      '( ) a chief officer of police,'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     7     [Clause     137],     after '87,' insert '89,'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     7     [Clause     137],     after '100' insert ', (Pensions)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     7     [Clause     137],     leave out '141' and insert '[Commencement]'.

   

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Page     68,     line     7     [Clause     137],     leave out second 'or'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     9     [Clause     137],     at end insert—

      '(c) the amendment of section 26 of the Employment Act 1988 (status of trainees etc) made by Schedule 9 to this Act.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     9     [Clause     137],     at end insert ', or

      ( ) the amendment of section 19 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and services) made by Schedule 9 to this Act.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     25     [Clause     139],     leave out '141(1)' and insert '[Commencement](1) or (3)'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68,     line     30     [Clause     139],     at end insert—

    '( ) The power of the Department of Higher and Further Education, Training and Employment in Northern Ireland to make regulations under section (Qualifying arrangements: Northern Ireland) or (Grants: Northern Ireland) shall be exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979; and any such regulations shall be subject to negative resolution within the meaning of section 41(6) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 as if they were statutory instruments within the meaning of that Act.'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     68     [Clause     141],     leave out from beginning of line 37 to end of line 4 on page 69.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

128

Page     69,     line     5     [Clause     142],     leave out '141,' and insert '[Commencement],'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     69,     line     6     [Clause     142],     at end insert—

    '( ) Section 102 extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

    ( ) Sections (Qualifying arrangements: Northern Ireland), (Grants: Northern Ireland) and (Financial support for students: Northern Ireland) extend to Northern Ireland only.'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     9     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

'Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)

    . In paragraph 8(3)(a)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act 1988 (competition: excluded activities) for "section 15" substitute "section 15A or 15B".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     9     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

'Employment Act 1988 (c.19)

    12A. In section 26 of the Employment Act 1988 (status of trainees etc) after subsection (1) insert—

            "(1A) Where it appears to the Secretary of State that provision has been made under section 5(1)(c) or 34(1)(c) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 for trainees to receive payments from the Learning and Skills Council for England or the National Council for Education and Training for Wales, the Secretary of State may by order provide—

            (a) that those trainees are, for the purposes and in the cases specified or described in or determined under the order, to be treated in respect of the training as being or as not being employed;

            (b) that where those trainees are treated as being employed they are to be treated as being the employees of the persons so specified, described or determined and of no others;

            (c) that where those trainees are treated as not being employed they are to be treated in such other manner as may be so specified, described or determined; and

            (d) that those payments are to be treated for the purposes of such enactments and subordinate legislation as may be so specified, described or determined in such manner as may be so specified, described or determined;

            and for the purposes of this subsection trainees are persons receiving or proposing to receive training."'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     10     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '. In section 124 of the Education Reform Act 1988 (higher education corporation: powers)—

      (a) in subsection (2)(b) omit the words ", as defined by section 15(6) and (7) of the Education Act 1996", and

      (b) at the end insert—

            "(5) For the purposes of subsection (2)(b) a person has a learning difficulty if—

            (a) he has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of persons of his age, or

            (b) he has a disability which either prevents or hinders him from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided by institutions within the higher education sector for persons of his age.

            (6) But a person is not to be taken to have a learning difficulty solely because the language (or form of language) in which he is or will be taught is different from a language (or form of language) which has at any time been spoken in his home.".'.

   

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Page     100,     line     10     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    ' . In section 124 of the Education Reform Act 1988 (powers of a higher education corporation) in subsection (2) for paragraph (f) substitute—

            "(f) to subscribe for or otherwise acquire shares in or securities of a company for the purpose of carrying on any such activities;".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     11     [Schedule     9],     leave out 'the Education Reform Act 1988' and insert 'that Act'.

   

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Page     100,     line     14     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '. For section 161(1)(b) of that Act (interpretation: further or higher education functions) substitute—

            "(b) references to the further or higher education functions of a local education authority are references to the functions of the authority (except in so far as they relate to secondary education) under sections 15A and 15B of the Education Act 1996 (post-16 education) and section 120 of this Act (higher education);".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     32     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '( ) In subsection (3) omit "within the meaning of section 4(6) of this Act".'.

   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     100,     line     34     [Schedule     9],     leave out 'form or take part in forming' and insert 'subscribe for or otherwise acquire shares in or securities of'.

   

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Page     100,     line     46     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    '( ) After subsection (5) insert—

            "(6) A person has a learning difficulty if—

            (a) he has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of persons of his age, or

            (b) he has a disability which either prevents or hinders him from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided by institutions within the further education sector for persons of his age.

            (7) But a person is not to be taken to have a learning difficulty solely because the language (or form of language) in which he is or will be taught is different from a language (or form of language) which has at any time been spoken in his home.".'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     102,     line     45     [Schedule     9],     at end insert—

    ' . In section 52 of that Act (duty to provide for named individuals) in subsection (1) omit "full-time".'.


   

Mr Secretary Blunkett

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Page     106     [Schedule     9],     leave out line 32 and insert—

    '() After subsection (1) insert—

            "(1A) The power under subsection (1) to secure the provision of education includes power to secure the provision—

            (a) of training, including vocational, social, physical and recreational training, and

            (b) of organised leisure time occupation (within the meaning of section 2(6)) which is provided in connection with the provision of education or of training within paragraph (a)."

    () In subsection (2) after "functions under this section" insert "in respect of secondary education".

    () After subsection (2) insert—

            "(3) In exercising their functions under this section in respect of further education a local education authority shall in particular have regard to the needs of persons with learning difficulties (within the meaning of section 13(5) and (6) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000).'.

 
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