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Public Bill Committee: 12 March 2009                  

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

276

 

Clause  77,  page  47,  leave out lines 25 to 27.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 275.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

106

 

Schedule  4,  page  161,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The Chief Executive may not employ more than 1,800 people in total.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

306

 

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Schedule  4,  page  163,  line  28,  leave out ‘this or any other’ and insert ‘any’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Member’s explanatory statement for amendment 291.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

107

 

Clause  79,  page  48,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

requiring the Chief Executive to secure that the person designated under

 

subsection (1) is responsive to employers’ needs in relation to the

 

provision of apprenticeships.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

185

 

Clause  79,  page  49,  line  1,  leave out ‘issued by the English certifying authority’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 152.


 
 

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Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

186

 

Clause  79,  page  49,  line  22,  leave out ‘(3)’ and insert ‘(4)’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This is a technical drafting amendment correcting a cross-reference.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

229

 

Clause  80,  page  49,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

increasing opportunities for people with learning difficulties to gain

 

skills and training to increase transition from education into

 

employment;’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

48

 

Clause  80,  page  50,  line  6,  after ‘agreement’, insert ‘that includes specific

 

requirements for supervised training in the workplace,’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

113

 

Clause  80,  page  50,  line  7,  leave out subsection (b).

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

204

 

Clause  81,  page  50,  line  11,  leave out ‘local education authorities’ and insert

 

‘employers and providers of training’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

205

 

Clause  81,  page  50,  line  14,  leave out subsection (2).

 



 
 

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Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

114

 

Clause  83,  page  50,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

whose employer, under which an apprenticeship agreement has been

 

entered into, has withdrawn from the agreement.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

115

 

Clause  83,  page  51,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

where no suitable employer is available arrangements will be made for

 

persons eligible under subsection (1) to begin training or study until such

 

time when arrangements for employment can be made.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

49

 

Clause  85,  page  52,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

arrangements for courses of training at a college or other institution must

 

include some form of specific training in the workplace.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

116

 

Clause  86,  page  52,  line  42,  after ‘(5) (a)’, insert ‘which may align with boundaries

 

defined in sub-regional groupings’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

206

 

Clause  89,  page  54,  line  17,  leave out ‘suspend’ and insert ‘reduce’.


 
 

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Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

207

 

Clause  89,  page  54,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

and after consultation with representatives of employers and providers

 

from the sector.’.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

346

 

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Clause  92,  page  55,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(ga)    

have regard to the desirability of the core entitlement and the additional

 

entitlement being satisfied for persons subject to adult detention but aged

 

under 19 who have elected for them;’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment requires the Chief Executive of Skills Funding when securing the provision of

 

education and training under clause 92 for persons subject to adult detention to have regard to the

 

desirability of the core and additional entitlements being satisfied for those persons who have

 

elected for them.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

347

 

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Clause  92,  page  56,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

Sections 17B to 17D of the Education Act 1996 (c. 56) (core and additional

 

entitlements: interpretation) apply for the purpose of subsection (4)(ga) as they

 

apply for the purpose of section 17A of that Act (duties of local education

 

authorities in relation to the core and additional entitlements).’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 346 and provides for “core entitlement” and

 

“additional entitlement” in clause 92(4)(ga) to be read in accordance with sections 17B-17D of

 

the Education Act 1996 (inserted by clause 44).

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

117

 

Clause  93,  page  56,  line  10,  leave out from ‘is’ to end of line 12 and insert ‘either—

 

(a)    

education or vocational training provided by means of a course of study

 

for a qualification to which paragraph 1 of Schedule 5 applies, or

 

(b)    

an apprenticeship.’.

 



 
 

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Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

201

 

Schedule  5,  page  165,  line  14,  after ‘education’, insert ‘and the International

 

General Certificate of Secondary Education’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

202

 

Schedule  5,  page  165,  line  18,  after ‘Education’ insert ‘and the Cambridge Pre-U’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

3

 

Clause  97,  page  58,  line  30,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

277

 

Clause  98,  page  60,  line  7,  leave out ‘a learning difficulty assessment’ and insert

 

‘an assessment under section 139A or 140 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21)

 

(assessments relating to learning difficulties)’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 278.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Bill Wiggin

 

136

 

Clause  99,  page  60,  line  20,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

The Chief Executive must consult with the following when adopting or

 

developing schemes as set out in subsection (1)—

 

(a)    

The YPLA,

 

(b)    

a local education authority,

 

(c)    

Ofsted, and


 
 

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(d)    

the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

230

 

Clause  101,  page  60,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

it shall be the duty of the Chief Executive to ensure that all services and

 

facilities mentioned in this section are provided in such a way as to meet

 

the needs of persons with learning difficulties.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Bill Wiggin

 

138

 

Clause  106,  page  63,  line  11,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

When establishing systems under subsection (5) the Chief Executive must consult

 

the Young People’s Learning Agency and local education authorities.

 

(8)    

When providing the Secretary of State with other information and advice he must

 

do so after consultation with learners, further education colleges and employers.’.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

292

 

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Clause  110,  page  65,  line  12,  leave out ‘this or any other’ and insert ‘any’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Member’s explanatory statement for amendment 291.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

293

 

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Clause  114,  page  66,  line  21,  leave out ‘from time to time’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See Member’s explanatory statement for amendment 290.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 12 March 2009                  

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

364

 

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Clause  116,  page  67,  line  21,  after ‘person’, insert ‘or body’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

365

 

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Clause  116,  page  67,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(d)    

a provider network established to deliver education and skills to a

 

geographical area or employment sector.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

123

 

Page  67,  line  12,  leave out Clause 116.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

278

 

Clause  118,  page  68,  leave out lines 15 to 17.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 279.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

279

 

Clause  118,  page  68,  line  29,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 282. The effect of clause 250(2) and (3) is that the

 

definition in the new section 13(4) of the Education Act 1996 (inserted by amendment 282) will

 

apply for the purposes of Part 4 of the Bill.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

280

 

Clause  118,  page  68,  line  36,  leave out from ‘order’ to ‘and’ in line 38.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequent on amendment 271. The effect of clause 250(2) and (3) is that the

 

definition in the new section 562(1A) of the Education Act 1996 (inserted by clause 48, as amended

 

by amendment 271) will apply for the purposes of Part 4 of the Bill.

 



 
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