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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 28th March 2006

STANDING COMMITTEE E


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

EDUCATION AND INSPECTIONS BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [27th March].

RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Deputy Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Monday 27th March (Standing Order No. 83C):

That—

    (1)   during proceedings on the Education and Inspections Bill the Standing Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 28th March) meet—

      (a) at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 28th March;

      (b) at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 30th March;

      (c) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 18th April;

      (d) at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 20th April;

      (e) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 25th April;

      (f) at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 27th April;

      (g) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 2nd May;

      (h) at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 9th May;

      (i) at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 11th May;

    (2)   the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 6; Schedule 1; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 1; Clauses 7 to 16; Schedule 2; Clauses 17 to 28; Schedule 3; Clauses 29 and 30; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 2; Clauses 31 to 34; Schedule 4; Clauses 35 to 43; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to school admissions; Clause 44; Schedule 5; Clause 45; remaining new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 3; Clauses 46 to 57; Schedule 6; Clause 58; Schedule 7; Clauses 59 and 60; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 4; Clauses 61 and 62; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 5; Clauses 63 and 64; Schedule 8; Clause 65; Schedule 9; Clauses 66 to 72; Schedule 10; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to travel to schools and other places where education or training is received; Clauses 73 and 74; remaining new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 6; Clauses 75 to 97; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 7; Clauses 98 to 101; Schedules 11 and 12; Clauses 102 to 135; Schedule 13; Clauses 136 to 142; Schedule 14; Clause 143; Schedule 15; Clause 144; new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part 8; Clauses 145 and 146; Schedule 16; Clauses 147 to 151; Schedule 17; Clauses 152 and 153; remaining new Clauses; remaining new Schedules; Clauses 154 to 160; Schedule 18; Clauses 161 to 167; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

    (3)   the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 11th May.


   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

96

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     7,     leave out from 'are' to second 'exercised' in line 8.

   

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

2

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     after 'standards', insert 'of educational attainment'.

   

Mr Graham Allen

1

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     after 'standards', insert—

      '(aa) promoting the emotional well-being and pro-social behaviour of every child,'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

58

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     10,     after 'standards,', insert—

      '(b) promoting emotional well-being,'.

   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

95

Clause     1,     page     1,     leave out lines 11 and 12 and insert—

      '(b) enabling each child concerned to have access to such teaching and learning support as may be appropriate to his needs and so as to promote the fulfilment of his educational potential.'.

   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

186

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     12,     leave out 'educational'.

   

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

3

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     12,     at end insert 'and

      (c) promoting the transfer of knowledge from the current generation to the next.'.

   

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

4

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     12,     at end insert 'and

      (c) raising the educational attainment of the most disadvantaged.'.

   

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

86

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     12,     at end insert 'and

      (c) contributing to the well-being of children.'.

   

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

87

Clause     1,     page     1,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   In subsection (1)(c) "well-being", in relation to children and young people, is a reference to their well-being having regard to the matters mentioned in section 10(2) of the Children Act 2004.'.


   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

59

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     10,     after '(3A)', insert 'Subject always to the overriding requirements of efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of education,'.

   

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

161

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     12,     after 'schools', insert ', including a range of provision for children with special education needs'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

178

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     12,     leave out from 'schools' to end of line 13 and insert—

      '(b) securing diversity of educational and curriculum provision within schools and colleges;

      (c) increasing opportunities for parental and pupil choice; and

      (d) value for money.'.

   

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

5

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) ensuring the spread of best practice adopted in the best performing schools.

    (3B)   For the purposes of section 14(3A), "best performing schools" means schools in the first quartile nationally of the value added measure of school performance.'.

   

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

88

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) ensuring that at least 10 per cent. of school places are provided by one or more of the following types of school—

      (i) foundation school with a foundation;

      (ii) academy;

      (iii) voluntary-aided or voluntary-controlled school.'.

   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

97

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) ensuring that the education provided in schools in its area shall contribute to social inclusion and community cohesion in that area and promote equality of opportunity and good relations between persons of different racial groups.'.

   

Mr David Chaytor
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

98

Clause     2,     page     2,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) ensuring fair access for all pupils in its area to opportunities for education according to their educational needs and wellbeing.'.

   

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

189

*Clause     2,     page     2,     line     13,     at end insert 'and

      (c) encouraging all primary and secondary schools to be self-governing and to acquire a trust or foundation.'.


   

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

6

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     22,     after 'time', insert ', such time not to exceed two months,'.

   

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

7

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The consideration referred to in subsection (1)(a) shall include consideration by the local authority cabinet member responsible for education, such consideration to be evidenced by a minute signed by such person certifying that he has personally considered the representation and is responsible for the response taken by the authority.'.

   

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

10

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     28,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Where a local authority in England receives representations from 50 or more parents of qualifying children in connection with the establishment of a foundation, voluntary or foundation special school or an academy, the authority shall publish a notice under section 7 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.'.

   

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

11

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     36,     at end insert 'within the last five years.'.

   

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

8

Clause     3,     page     2,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Where a local authority receives a representation that appears to it to be frivolous and vexatious in accordance with subsection (3)(a), the authority shall, within a reasonable time, provide the parent with a statement setting out the reasons for being of that opinion.'.

 
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