Amendments proposed to the Education and Inspections Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr David Chaytor

180

*Clause     7,     page     7,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   The Secretary of State may not refuse consent under subsection 5(b)(ii) in any case in which the request by the authority for such consent is shown to be supported by parents in such numbers and in such categories as may be prescribed by regulation.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

27

Clause     7,     page     7,     line     20,     at end insert ', such time not to be less than a period of two months,'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

69

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

    '(6A)   The Secretary of State may by order suspend the operation of this section in relation to invitations by local education authorities of proposals for the establishment of an Academy during such period as may be appropriate for the evaluation of the success or otherwise of Academies in achieving high standards.'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

159

Clause     8,     page     7,     line     27,     leave out 'such persons as appear to the authority to be appropriate;' and insert 'parents within the locality'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

29

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     34,     leave out subsection (1).

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke
Mr David Chaytor

67

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     34,     leave out 'with the consent of the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

28

Clause     9,     page     7,     leave out line 37.

   

Mr David Willets
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

77

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State shall only consent to the publication of proposals under subsection (1) for the establishment of a community or community special school if the local authority can demonstrate to the Secretary of State that the establishment of such a school would lead to substantially better academic results than would be the case for a foundation or foundation special school.'.

   

Mr David Chaytor

181

*Clause     9,     page     7,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The Secretary of State may not refuse consent under subsection 1(a) in any case in which the request by the authority for such consent is shown to be supported by parents in such numbers and in such categories as may be prescribed by regulations.'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

153

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     41,     leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'local education authority'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

30

Clause     9,     page     7,     line     43,     after '7)', insert 'an academy,'.


   

Jacqui Smith

103

Clause     10,     page     9,     line     2,     leave out '2002' and insert '1996'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

160

Clause     12,     page     9,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(2)   Regulations must have due regard to ease of access and consequent implications for school transport.'.


   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

100

Clause     14,     page     10,     line     25,     at end insert—

      '(aa) the effect of the discontinuance of the school upon the ability of the local education authority, and upon the governing bodies of other schools maintained by that authority, to continue to perform and carry out the duties and functions in relation to education imposed upon them by this or any other enactment,'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

31

Clause     14,     page     10,     line     26,     leave out 'to the local education authority'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

32

Clause     16,     page     11,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   No special school which caters for—

      (a) children with moderate learning difficulties, or

      (b) children with severe learning difficulties,

    shall be discontinued by a local authority without a direction from the Secretary of State.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett
Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

33

Clause     16,     page     11,     line     43,     after 'governors,', insert—

      '(ca) parents of children attending the school,'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett
Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

34

Clause     16,     page     12,     line     3,     at end insert 'and shall give his reasons for such direction'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

21

Schedule     2,     page     113,     line     23,     leave out from 'section' to 'and' in line 25.

   

Mr David Chaytor

182

*Schedule     2,     page     113,     line     35,     at end insert 'and

      (c) preventing further consideration of any proposal made pursuant to a notice under section 7 without there having been first conducted by the relevant authority a ballot of such category or categories of parents as may be prescribed in which a majority of those voting have given their approval to the further consideration of the proposal under this Schedule.'.

   

Jacqui Smith

107

Schedule     2,     page     114,     line     16,     after 'paragraph' insert ', other than proposals to which paragraph 10 applies,'.

   

Jacqui Smith

108

Schedule     2,     page     114,     line     19,     after '13' insert 'and 15'.

   

Jacqui Smith

109

Schedule     2,     page     114,     line     31,     leave out 'of a prescribed kind'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

70

Schedule     2,     page     114,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(7)   In the case of the consideration by a local education authority of proposals for the establishment of an Academy made pursuant to a notice under section 7 the authority shall in particular have regard to the effect which the establishment of such a school would have on the efficient and effective provision of education at maintained schools in its area.'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

152

Schedule     2,     page     114,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '(7) In the case of the consideration by a local education authority of proposals for the establishment of an Academy made pursuant to a notice under section 7, no inducement, whether in the form of additional grant or otherwise, may be offered to the authority by the Secretary of State so as to influence the decision to be taken by the authority concerned.'.

   

Jacqui Smith

110

Schedule     2,     page     115,     line     3,     at end insert 'but have not yet been determined by him'.

   

Jacqui Smith

111

Schedule     2,     page     115,     line     6,     after 'sections' insert 'and not yet determined'.

   

Jacqui Smith

112

Schedule     2,     page     115,     line     7,     leave out 'section 113 of' and insert 'Schedule 7 to'.

   

Jacqui Smith

113

Schedule     2,     page     115,     line     8,     at end insert 'and not yet determined'.

   

Jacqui Smith

114

Schedule     2,     page     115,     leave out lines 26 and 27.

   

Jacqui Smith

115

Schedule     2,     page     115,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(3) Regulations may make provision for the making by the relevant authority to the adjudicator of objections to any proposals which are required to be referred to the adjudicator under this paragraph.'.

   

Jacqui Smith

116

Schedule     2,     page     116,     line     31,     leave out 'at the request of' and insert 'if so requested within a prescribed time by'.

   

Jacqui Smith

117

Schedule     2,     page     116,     line     33,     leave out from 'have' to end of line and insert 'determined under paragraph 8(4), together with any reasons given by the authority for their determination'.

   

Jacqui Smith

118

Schedule     2,     page     116,     line     41,     after 'authority' insert 'and rejected by the authority under paragraph 8(4)(a)'.

   

Jacqui Smith

119

Schedule     2,     page     117,     line     2,     leave out 'suitable only to the requirements of' and insert 'for'.

 
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