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Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

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Clause  68,  page  38,  line  35,  at end add—

 

‘(2)    

The Secretary of State shall commission an independent report into the funding

 

requirements necessary to enable local authorities to provide transport to enable

 

pupils or students to access the entitlement to participate in the diploma

 

programme.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

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Clause  70,  page  40,  line  14,  after ‘their’, insert ‘aspirations and’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

116

 

Clause  70,  page  40,  line  28,  leave out ‘adequate’ and insert ‘sufficient’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

115

 

Clause  70,  page  43,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

For the purpose of paragraph (4) a level 1 literacy qualification must ensure that

 

students can effortlessly decode any word using the principles of synthetic

 

phohics.’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

117

 

Clause  70,  page  44,  line  4,  after ‘Education’ insert ‘, or the International General

 

Certificate of Secondary Education,’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

118

 

Clause  70,  page  44,  line  10,  at end insert ‘or the Cambridge Assessment Pre-U

 

qualification.’.


 
 

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Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

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Clause  71,  page  44,  leave out line 37.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

120

 

Clause  71,  page  44,  leave out line 40.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

121

 

Clause  71,  page  44,  leave out line 41.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

122

 

Clause  71,  page  45,  leave out line 1.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

123

 

Clause  78,  page  48,  leave out lines 18 and 19.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

124

 

Clause  79,  page  48,  line  36,  leave out ‘Chief Inspector’ and insert ‘Secretary of

 

State’.


 
 

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Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

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Clause  79,  page  48,  line  40,  leave out ‘Chief Inspector’ and insert ‘Secretary of

 

State’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

126

 

Clause  79,  page  48,  line  41,  leave out ‘Chief Inspector’ and insert ‘Secretary of

 

State’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

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Clause  85,  page  51,  line  12,  at end insert ‘one or more’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

127

 

Clause  86,  page  51,  line  24,  at end insert ‘if he regards the change to be of such

 

significance as to warrant an inspection,

 

‘(1A)    

In determining whether the change is of such significance, the Chief Inspector

 

shall have regard to precedents.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

128

 

Clause  88,  page  52,  line  2,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(2A)    

Any such other evidence referred to in subsection (2)(B) must be made available

 

to the independent educational institution.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

129

 

Clause  92,  page  53,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

For the purpose of subsection (2) the Independent Schools Inspectorate shall

 

inspect independent educational institutions that are—

 

(a)    

members of Independent Schools Council associations, and

 

(b)    

all other registered independent educational institutions other than

 

schools belonging to the Focus Learning Trust.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

130

 

Clause  94,  page  54,  line  29,  at end insert ‘, or any other standard considered to be

 

relevant by the independent inspectorate.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Angela Watkinson

 

 

131

 

Clause  98,  page  55,  line  41,  at end insert ‘except for reports of inspections carried

 

out in reponse to a specific complaint.’.

 

 

Order of the House [14th January 2008]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Education and Skills Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


 
 

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concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 28th February 2008.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the Committee [22nd January 2008]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

22nd January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd January;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th January;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 29th January;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 31st January;

 

(e)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 5th February;

 

(f)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 7th February;

 

(g)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 19th February;

 

(h)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 21st February;

 

(i)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 26th February;

 

(j)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 28th February.

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 11.40 a.m.

Barnardo’s

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 12.20 p.m.

Prince’s Trust

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 1.00 p.m.

Association of Colleges

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 4.40 p.m.

Confederation of British Industry

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 5.20 p.m.

Trades Union Congress

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 6.00 p.m.

Association of School and College

 
   

Leaders

 
 

Tuesday 22nd January

Until no later than 7.00 p.m.

Association of Directors of

 
   

Children’s Services; Local

 
   

Government Association

 
 

Thursday 24th January

Until no later than 9.40 a.m.

Independent Schools Council;

 
   

Independent Schools Inspectorate

 
 

Thursday 24th January

Until no later than 10.25 a.m.

Office for Standards in Education,

 
   

Children’s Services and Skills

 
 

Thursday 24th January

Until no later than 1.40 p.m.

Professor Alison Wolf; Professor

 
   

Lorna Unwin

 
 

Thursday 24th January

Until no later than 2.40 p.m.

Association of Learning

 
   

Providers; Campaign for Learning

 
 

Thursday 24th January

Until no later than 4.00 p.m.

National Union of Teachers;

 
   

National Association of Head

 
   

Teachers

 
 

Tuesday 29th January

Until no later than 11.30 a.m.

Ioan Morgan, Principal of

 
   

Warwickshire College; Ian Pryce,

 
   

Principal of Bedford College; Paul

 
   

Head, Principal of College of

 
   

North East London

 
 

Tuesday 29th January

Until no later than 12.15 p.m.

Fairbridge

 
 

Tuesday 29th January

Until no later than 1.00 p.m.

Connexions

 
 

Tuesday 29th January

Until no later than 4.50 p.m.

British Youth Council

 
 

Tuesday 29th January

Until no later than 7.00 p.m.

Department for Children, Schools

 
   

and Families; Department for

 
   

Innovation, Universities and Skills

 

 
 

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(3)  

the proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in

 

the following order: Clause 1 to 14; Clause 57; Clause 15; Clause 61; Clause

 

16; Clause 62; Clauses 17 to 56; Clauses 58 to 60; Clauses 63 to 145;

 

Schedules 1 and 2; Clauses 146 to 150; new Clauses; new Schedules;

 

remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 28th February.

 


 
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