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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 24th June 2008

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Children and Young Persons Bill [Lords]


 

[First and Second sittings]


 

Agreed to

 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee

 

The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill

 

agreed the following Resolution at its meeting on Thursday 19th June (Standing Order

 

No. 83C):

 

That—

 

(1)  

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

 

24th June) meet,

 

(a)  

at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th June;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 26th June;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 1st July; and

 

(d)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 3rd July;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 9;

 

Schedule 1; Clauses 10 to 39; Schedule 2; Clauses 40 to 42; Schedule 3;

 

Clauses 43 to 45; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the

 

Bill;

 

(3)  

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

 

conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 3rd July.

 

Kevin Brennan has given notice of his intention to move a motion in the terms of the

 

Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee [Standing Order No. 83C].

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: June 2008            

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Children and Young Persons Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Clauses 1 to 5 Agreed to.

 


 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  17,  leave out ‘five’ and insert ‘three’.

 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  18,  leave out ‘passed’ and insert ‘comes into force’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 7 Agreed to.

 


 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  3

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  4,  after ‘England’, insert ‘and persons over 16 years of age

 

but under 22 years of age who have received services under section 23C to 24D of the

 

1989 Act in the past five years.’.

 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  4

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  15,  leave out from ‘State’ to ‘in’ in line 16 and insert ‘must

 

discharge functions under this section in a manner consistent with the objectives of

 

safeguarding the welfare of children as set out’.

 

Annettte Brooke

 

Mark Williams

 

Mr David Kidney

 

Not called  26

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  17,  at end insert ‘and to the provisions of the United Nations

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  6

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  28,  after ‘subsection’, insert ‘or submit a written explanation

 

of why such a placement was not desirable or achievable’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: June 2008            

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Children and Young Persons Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  7

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  37,  after ‘sibling’, insert ‘or siblings’.

 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  38,  leave out ‘to live together’ and insert ‘or siblings to be

 

placed together and maintain that placement for as long as is reasonably practicable and

 

in the interests of C’.

 

Tim Loughton

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Withdrawn  9

 

Clause  9,  page  7,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The local authority must ensure that C does not have more than three placements

 

within a 12 month period or more than two placements within the last year of

 

compulsory schooling, or submit a written explanation of why this was not

 

possible.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Schedule 1 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.


 
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