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S.C.E.    Standing Committee Proceedings: 2nd May 2006            



Education and Inspections Bill, continued


Mr David Willetts


Mr Nick Gibb


Mr John Hayes


Mr David Evennett


Not called  51


Clause  41,  page  31,  line  2,  leave out ‘prescribed number of’ and insert ‘the two’.


Mr Edward Leigh


Not selected  197


Page  29,  line  21,  leave out Clause 41.


Clause Agreed to.



Mr David Willetts


Mr Nick Gibb


Mr John Hayes


Mr David Evennett


Question proposed  92


Clause  42,  page  31,  line  26,  at end insert—



After subsection (2) insert—



Where an objection is made under subsection (2), the person making the


objection to the adjudicator (the “objector”) must provide a detailed


meritorious case for his decision, setting out why the specific admission


arrangement to which he objects damages his school or, in the case of a


local education authority, other schools within the authority area, and


providing substantive evidence to support his case.



If the objector fails to provide the detailed meritorious case and evidence


required in subsection (2A) the adjudicator shall not hear the objection.



If, in the reasonable opinion of the adjudicator an objection by an


objector is unreasonable, vexatious, frivolous or otherwise


unmeritorious, he shall not hear the objection.



Where an objector has made objection on the same grounds at any time


in the previous three years, the adjudicator shall not hear the




[Adjourned till Tuesday 9th May at 10.30 a.m.

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