Amendments proposed to the Childcare Bill - continued House of Commons

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Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

14

Clause     13,     page     8,     line     4,     at end insert ', such guidance to be placed in the Library of the House of Commons and noted its existence by way of Written Ministerial Statement.'.

   

Annette Brooke
Mr Roger Williams

216

Clause     13,     page     8,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(4)   An English local authority must ensure all persons providing childcare in their area who are registered under Part 3 are provided with free access to, or funding in order to undertake, Local Safeguarding Children Board approved child protection training, within one year of their registration.'.


   

Beverley Hughes

136

Clause     14,     page     8,     line     9,     after 'by', insert 'or under'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

212

Clause     16,     page     9,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '(4)   In section 19 (Lead member of children's services), after paragraph (a) insert

"(aa) the functions conferred on or exercisable by the authority specified in Part 1 of the Childcare Act 2006,".'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

97

Clause     17,     page     9,     line     18,     at end insert 'such circumstances to be transparent and equitable.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

111

Clause     18,     page     9,     line     25,     leave out from 'child' to end of line 28.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

109

Clause     18,     page     9,     line     40,     at end insert 'and is registered'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

110

Clause     18,     page     10,     line     5,     after 'hospital', insert 'or other medical establishment providing clinical treatment or long term care'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

240

*Clause     19,     page     10,     line     20,     after 'of " ', insert 'baby and'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

241

*Clause     19,     page     10,     line     21,     at beginning insert '(1)'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

242

*Clause     19,     page     10,     line     21,     leave out 'young child' and insert 'baby'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

243

*Clause     19,     page     10,     line     25,     leave out 'five' and insert 'two and

    (2)   For the purposes of this Part and Part 3, a child is a "young child" during the period—

(a) beginning immediately the 1st September next following the date on which he attains the age of two, and

(b) ending immediately after the 1st September next following the date on which he attains the age of four.'.


NEW CLAUSE RELATING TO PART 1

Appeals mechanism

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

NC9

To move the following Clause:—

'An English local authority must establish an appeals mechanism to enable parents unable to access childcare under the terms set out in section 6 to require the local authority to reassess the sufficiency of the provision of sufficiency.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

249

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     6,     after 'of', insert 'good quality, accessible and affordable'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

250

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     6,     after 'is', insert 'remains'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

251

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     9,     after 'in', insert 'part or full time'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

252

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     9,     after 'work', insert 'or unpaid voluntary activity'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

253

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     11,     at end insert 'or

(c) to assist with children with disabilities or other special needs.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

254

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     13,     at end insert 'must actively monitor the demands from families to ensure that provision is responsible to their needs.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

255

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     15,     leave out sub-paragraph (i).

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

256

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     15,     at end insert—

'(i) the provision of childcare in respect of parents on lower incomes in particular, such thresholds to be subject to annual review.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

257

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert 'in carrying out research to comply with subsection (2) above, local authorities shall ensure compliance with guidance provided by the Market Research Council and the British Polling Council.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

258

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The matters referred to in subsection (2) must be subject to an assessment of continuous quality improvement.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

259

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

'(c) must conduct, and take appropriate account of consultation with stakeholders.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

260

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

'(c) must set up an appeals mechanism for parents unable to access childcare under the terms set out in section 22.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

261

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

'(c) must have regard to existing childcare operated by private and voluntary independent providers.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

262

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     22,     at end insert—

'(c) must establish an appeals process for providers who wish to challenge the basis on which the provision of childcare is deemed to be sufficient in this section.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

263

*Clause     22,     page     11,     leave out lines 35 and 36.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

264

*Clause     22,     page     11,     line     39,     after 'individual', insert 'including an employee of an English local authority with responsibility for the care of the child.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

265

*Clause     23,     page     12,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Assistance under subsection (1)(a) shall only be forthcoming if the authority has taken into consideration space capacity by existing providers.'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

266

*Clause     23,     page     12,     line     10,     at end insert 'which may include recommendations for a commissioning framework with partnership options.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

267

*Clause     24,     page     12,     line     13,     leave out from 'person' to 'for'.

   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

268

*Clause     24,     page     12,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(4)   The local authority must establish an appeals process appropriate for existing providers who wish to challenge the basis on which that local authority has entered into partnership, or declined to enter into partnership with them.'.


   

Tim Loughton
Mr Nick Gibb
Andrew Selous
Miss Julie Kirkbride
Mrs Maria Miller

269

*Clause     25,     page     12,     line     25,     after 'childcare', insert 'or childcare support services'.



 
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