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Report Stage Proceedings: 24th May 2006                  

668

 

Education and Inspections Bill, continued

 
 

Frank Dobson

 

Lynne Jones

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Neil Gerrard

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Not called  119

 

Page  26,  line  8  [Clause  36],  leave out from ‘ability’ to end of line 11.

 

Frank Dobson

 

Lynne Jones

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Neil Gerrard

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Not called  120

 

Page  26  [Clause  36],  leave out line 21.

 

Frank Dobson

 

Lynne Jones

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Neil Gerrard

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Not called  121

 

Page  26,  line  25  [Clause  36],  leave out from ‘omit’ to end of line 28 and insert

 

‘subsections (1) and (2).’.

 

Martin Linton

 

Not called  112

 

Page  26,  line  28  [Clause  36],  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

In section 100(1) of SSFA 1998—

 

(a)    

after “there is” insert—

 

    

“(a)”,

 

(b)    

for “(a)” substitute “(i)”,

 

(c)    

for “(b)” substitute “(ii)”, and

 

(d)    

at end insert “, and

 

(b)    

as compared with the arrangements in force at the

 

beginning of that year and of each subsequent year, no

 

increase in selection.”.’.

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  103

 

Page  26,  line  29,  leave out Clause 37.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 24th May 2006                  

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Education and Inspections Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Gordon Marsden

 

Roger Berry

 

John Austin

 

Jeff Ennis

 

Judy Mallaber

 

Mrs Joan Humble

 

Not called  17

 

Page  26,  line  38  [Clause  37],  after ‘requirements,’, insert ‘which shall in particular

 

include a requirement to give priority in admissions to disabled children and children with

 

special educational needs who do not have a statement under section 324 of EA 1996,’.

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Not called  93

 

Page  26,  line  38  [Clause  37],  after ‘requirements,’, insert ‘including requirements

 

as to the criteria to be used in the event that an admissions authority receives more

 

applications than they have places to offer (“oversubscription”),’.

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Negatived on division  104

 

Page  26  [Clause  37],  leave out line 40.

 


 

Mr Gordon Marsden

 

Roger Berry

 

John Austin

 

Mrs Joan Humble

 

Mrs Janet Dean

 

Lynne Jones

 

Not called  18

 

Page  27,  line  29  [Clause  38],  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘shall’.

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Lynne Jones

 

Not called  94

 

Page  27,  line  29  [Clause  38],  leave out from ‘England’ to end of line 31 and insert

 

‘shall consider the report published by the local education authority under section 85C

 

(admissions report by local education authority) and prepare and publish its response to

 

this report, which may include rejection, as may be prescribed.’.

 

Mr Gordon Marsden

 

Roger Berry

 

John Austin

 

Richard Burden

 

Mrs Joan Humble

 

Mrs Janet Dean

 

Not called  19

 

Page  27,  line  31  [Clause  38],  at end insert ‘, and these shall include a report on the

 

numbers of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs admitted to each

 

school in the area.’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 24th May 2006                  

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Education and Inspections Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Gordon Marsden

 

Jeff Ennis

 

Mrs Joan Humble

 

Not called  87

 

Page  27,  line  43  [Clause  38],  at end insert—

 

‘(1D)    

An admission forum for the area of a local education authority in England shall

 

prepare and publish annual reports to the Schools Commissioner on such matters

 

connected with the admission of pupils to maintained schools in that area as may

 

be prescribed.’.

 


 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Not called  95

 

Page  29,  line  28  [Clause  41],  leave out ‘89C’ and insert ‘89B’.

 


 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  48

 

Page  30,  line  48  [Clause  41],  after ‘any’ insert ‘provisions of’.

 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  49

 

Page  30,  line  48  [Clause  41],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In this section, “the protected provisions” in relation to any admission

 

arrangements, means provisions corresponding to those revised in accordance

 

with section 90(8) or regulations under subsection (5) (as so revised).’.

 


 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  50

 

Page  31,  line  2  [Clause  41],  leave out ‘the effect of the revision’ and insert ‘the

 

protected provisions’.

 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  51

 

Page  31,  line  5  [Clause  41],  after ‘revision’ insert ‘in accordance with section

 

90(8)’.

 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  52

 

Page  31  [Clause  41],  leave out line 7 and insert ‘protected provisions’.

 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  53

 

Page  31,  line  10  [Clause  41],  leave out ‘the effect of the revision’ and insert ‘the

 

protected provisions’.


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 24th May 2006                  

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Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  54

 

Page  31,  line  14  [Clause  41],  leave out ‘that effect’ and insert ‘those provisions’.

 

Secretary Alan Johnson

 

Agreed to  55

 

Page  31,  line  22  [Clause  41],  leave out from ‘the’ to end of line and insert

 

‘protected provisions.’.

 


 

Mr Rob Wilson

 

Not called  110

 

Page  37,  line  18,  leave out Clause 48.

 


 

new clauses relating to the general duties of local education

 

authorities in relation to the provision of education

 

Local education plans

 

Clive Efford

 

Frank Dobson

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Mr John Grogan

 

Jon Trickett

 

Helen Jones

 

Not called  nc28

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A local education authority must prepare a local education plan for its area.

 

(2)    

The following matters must be included in a local education plan—

 

(a)    

the authority’s strategy for meeting demand for school places;

 

(b)    

the admissions criteria for each school maintained by the authority;

 

(c)    

the authority’s plans to improve standards at those schools;

 

(d)    

action plans, agreed with the schools to which they relate, for schools

 

which need to improve pupil attainment levels;

 

(e)    

educational provision for persons aged between 16 and 19;

 

(f)    

areas of social deprivation to which section [Areas of social deprivation]

 

applies.

 

(3)    

Before preparing its local education plan the authority must consult—

 

(a)    

representatives of governors of schools within its area;

 

(b)    

representatives of schools within its area;

 

(c)    

head teachers of primary schools within its area;

 

(d)    

head teachers of secondary schools within its area;

 

(e)    

representatives of parents of pupils attending schools within its area;

 

(f)    

representatives of providers of further education within its area;

 

(g)    

neighbouring local education authorities.


 
 

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(4)    

Before including in its local education plan any proposal for the establishment of

 

a new school the authority must consider the likely impact of the establishment

 

of the new school on existing schools (including schools within the area of a

 

neighbouring authority).

 

(5)    

Any person who is affected by a local education plan may make representations

 

to the local education authority.

 

(6)    

The authority must—

 

(a)    

consider any representations made to it under subsection (5);

 

(b)    

respond to them within a reasonable period; and

 

(c)    

review any part of the local education plan to which the representations

 

relate.

 

(7)    

A person who has made representations under subsection (5) and is dissatisfied

 

with the authority’s response under subsection (6)(b) may make representations

 

to the Secretary of State.

 

(8)    

The Secretary of State must refer any representations under subsection (7) to an

 

adjudicator who shall report his findings to the Secretary of State.

 

(9)    

After the Secretary of State has considered the adjudicator’s findings he may, if

 

he sees fit, direct the authority to amend its local education plan.

 

(10)    

A local education authority must review its local education plan every four years.

 

(11)    

In this section “school” means—

 

(a)    

a community, foundation or voluntary school,

 

(b)    

a community or foundation special school, or

 

(c)    

an academy, city technology college or city college for the technology of

 

the arts.’.

 


 

Areas of social deprivation

 

Clive Efford

 

Frank Dobson

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Mr John Grogan

 

Jon Trickett

 

Helen Jones

 

Not called  nc29

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies to any area designated in a local education plan as an area of

 

social deprivation.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe the criteria to be used by a

 

local education authority in determining whether to designate any part of its area

 

as an area of social deprivation.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State and the local education authority must exercise their

 

powers with a view to ensuring that each school within an area of social

 

deprivation receives resources which are sufficient to meet the educational needs

 

of the children which it serves and to enable those children to achieve their full

 

potential.

 

(4)    

In this section “school” means—

 

(a)    

a community, foundation or voluntary school,

 

(b)    

a community or foundation special school, or


 
 

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(c)    

an academy, city technology college or city college for the technology of

 

the arts.’.

 


 

Funding of secondary schools

 

Clive Efford

 

Frank Dobson

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Mr John Grogan

 

Jon Trickett

 

Helen Jones

 

Not called  NC32

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State and the local education authority must exercise their

 

powers with a view to ensuring that any secondary school whose intake is drawn

 

disproportionately from children of average and below-average ability receives

 

resources which are sufficient to meet the educational needs of the children which

 

it serves and to enable those children to achieve their full potential.

 

(2)    

In this section “school” means—

 

(a)    

a community, foundation or voluntary school, or

 

(b)    

an Academy, city technology college or city college for the technology

 

of the arts.’.

 


 

Duties in relation to fair access

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Angela Eagle

 

Martin Salter

 

Mr Nick Raynsford

 

Mr John Denham

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Not called  NC36

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 14 of EA 1996 (functions of local education authorities in relations to

 

the provision of primary and secondary education) after subsection (3A) (inserted

 

by section 2 of this Act) insert—

 

“(3B)    

A local education authority in England shall exercise their powers under

 

this section with a view to securing fair access for all pupils in their area

 

to opportunities for education according to their educational needs and

 

wellbeing’’.’.

 



 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 24th May 2006                  

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Education and Inspections Bill, continued

 
 

Duties in relation to social inclusion and community cohesion

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Mr John Denham

 

Colin Challen

 

Gwyn Prosser

 

Roger Berry

 

Richard Burden

 

Joan Walley

 

Not called  NC37

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 14 of EA 1996 (functions of local education authorities in relations to

 

the provision of primary and secondary education) after subsection (3B) (inserted

 

by section [Duties in relation to fair access]) of this Act insert—

 

“(3C)    

A local education authority in England shall exercise their powers under

 

this section with a view to ensuring that the education provided in schools

 

in their 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.’’.’.

 


 

Funding for children from disadvantaged backgrounds

 

Mr Rob Wilson

 

Not called  nc59

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Each local authority shall provide that, in its local funding formula for schools,

 

all pupils eligible for free school meals shall be funded at a level 30 per cent.

 

higher than the mean for all pupils in the local authority area.

 

(2)    

In making his determination of the amount of direct schools grant for a local

 

authority, the Secretary of State shall take into account the number of pupils

 

eligible for free school meals within the authority’s area.’.

 


 

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds: independent schools

 

Mr Rob Wilson

 

Not selected  nc60

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The parent of any child who is eligible to be funded under subsection (1) of

 

section (Funding for children from disadvantaged backgrounds) may require the


 
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