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

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Refunds of VAT to Learning and Skills Council for England

   

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

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 33 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23) (refunds of VAT in certain cases), after subsection (3)(a) insert—

          "(aa) the Learning and Skills Council for England;".'.


Amendment of Children Act 2004

   

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

NC7

To move the following Clause:—

    'In section 10(4) of the Children Act 2004 (c. 31) (co-operation to improve well-being, after subsection (g) insert—

            "(h) schools." '.


Abolition of adjudicator

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC11

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The office of adjudicator is hereby abolished.

    (2)   Section 90 of SSFA 1998 shall cease to have effect.'.


School vouchers

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC12

To move the following Clause:—

    'The Secretary of State must make regulations providing for the payment to all parents of an amount of money covering the annual cost of the education of each of their children, up to a maximum of £5,000 in each year for each child, to be spent on educating the child at any private or state school situated within the area of the local education authority within which the child lives.'.


Power for National Assembly for Wales to decide pay and conditions provisions

   

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

NC21

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Section 7 of EA 2002 (Exemptions related to school performance) is amended as follows.

    (2)   Omit subsection (5).'.


Duties with respect to young carers

   

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

NC22

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A child or young person is a "young carer" for the purposes of this section if he carries out significant caring tasks and assumes a level of responsibility for another person, which would normally be taken by an adult.

    (2)   The headteacher of a maintained school shall nominate a staff member who shall be responsible for identifying young carers, assessing their educational needs and promoting their well-being.

    (3)   A local education authority shall have a duty to promote co-operation between schools and persons or bodies providing services or exercising functions in relation to adults with a view to supporting children with parents who have health or substance misuse problems, or a disability.

    (4)   Where the Chief Inspector carries out an inspection of a maintained school or local authority he shall inspect the performance by it of its functions under this section.'.


Exemptions related to school performance

   

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

NC23

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   If the provisions within Chapter 2 of Part 1 of EA 2002 have not come into force at the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, they shall come into force at the end of that period.'.


Exemptions related to school performance (No. 2)

   

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

NC24

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Section 6 of EA 2002 (Interpretation of Chapter 2) is amended as follows.

    (2)   After subsection(2) insert—

          "(2A)   Criteria under subsection (1) shall, in addition to any other criteria that may be specified, specify that a school shall be a qualifying school if—

          (a) it appears within the top quartile of the value added measure of school performance for three out of the last five years;

          (b) the overall effectiveness of the school has been graded "outstanding" in an inspection by Ofsted within the past three years.".'.


Abolition of Department for Education and Skills

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC35

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Department for Education and Skills is hereby abolished.

    (2)   The Department shall be replaced by an independent funding council of no more than 100 administrative staff.'.


Abolition of educational quangos

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC37

To move the following Clause:—

    'All educational quangos are hereby abolished.'.


Restriction on reporting alleged offences involving teachers

   

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

NC43

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   This section applies (subject to subsection (3)) where an allegation has been made by or on behalf of a registered pupil or former pupil at a school that an offence against the law of England and Wales has been committed by a teacher at that school.

    (2)   No matter relating to any person involved in the offence shall be included in any publication if it is likely to lead members of the public to identify him as a person involved in the offence.

    (3)   The restrictions imposed by subsection (2) cease to apply once there are proceedings in a court in respect of the offence.

    (4)   Subsections (4) to (12) of section 44 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (c. 23) apply to subsections (1) to (3) of this section as they apply to subsections (1) to (3) of the said section 44.

    (5)   Where a publication includes any matter in contravention of subsection (2), section 49 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (c. 23) applies.'.


Professional standards for teachers

   

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

NC46

To move the following Clause:—

    'Professional standards for teachers shall require that all those receiving—

      (a) initial teacher training,

      (b) assessment for induction or as a main scale teacher,

      (c) assessment for threshold or as a senior teacher, or

      (d) assessment for suitability as a head teacher,

    shall be required to demonstrate an understanding of special educational needs and disability legislation.'.


School vouchers (supplementary)

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC48

To move the following Clause:—

    'The payment made by the Secretary of State under section [School vouchers] is to be introduced incrementally, so that in the first year of its introduction it is available only to parents of children in Year R, in the second year to parents of children in both Year R and Year 1, and so on throughout the 14 school years.'.


Building Schools for the Future programme

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

NC54

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   When a local authority joins the Building Schools for the Future programme, it shall have the power to make financial commitments, to negotiate contracts and to enter into agreements with third parties on behalf of all schools.

    (2)   All maintained schools, academies, City Technology Colleges and City Colleges for the Technology of the Arts shall have a duty to co-operate fully with the local authority in planning and delivering Building Schools for the Future within that authority's area, regardless of their status.'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

199

Clause     158,     page     108,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '(aa) regulations under section [School vouchers], or'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

201

Clause     158,     page     108,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '(aa) regulations under section [Maintained schools to become independent charitable trusts], or'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

237

Clause     158,     page     108,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '(aa) regulations under section [Maintained schools to become grant-maintained schools], or'.

   

Mr David Chaytor

443

Clause     158,     page     108,     line     12,     at end insert—

      '(aa) regulations under section [Retention of selection by ability or aptitude after parent ballot],'.


   

Jacqui Smith

142

Schedule     18,     page     224,     line     3,      at end insert—

'Education Act 1996 (c. 56)     In section 529(2), the words "(other than a nursery school or a special school)".'.
   

Jacqui Smith

143

Schedule     18,     page     224,     line     6,      at end insert—

'Section 27.'.
   

Jacqui Smith

144

Schedule     18,     page     224,     line     38,      at end insert—

     'In section 79(1), the word "or" at the end of paragraph (b).'.
   

Jacqui Smith

145

Schedule     18,     page     225,     line     4,      column 2, leave out 'paragraph 45' and insert 'paragraphs 45 and 146(b)'.

   

Jacqui Smith

146

Schedule     18,     page     225,     line     11,      at end insert—

'In Schedule 9, paragraph 82.'.
   

Jacqui Smith

147

Schedule     18,     page     225,     line     16,      at end insert—

'In Schedule 21, paragraph 53.'.
   

Jacqui Smith

148

Schedule     18,     page     225,     line     23,     column 2, after '1(2),' insert '2,'.

 
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