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Public Bill Committee: 17 March 2009                  

361

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

73

 

Clause  194,  page  111,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

a decision relating to the disciplining of a pupil or any other matter

 

relating to pupil behaviour or the enforcement of the published rules of

 

the school;’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

74

 

Clause  194,  page  111,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

a decision about whether to suspend or exclude permanently a pupil;’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

149

 

Clause  194,  page  112,  line  13,  after ‘school’, insert ‘an Academy’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

2

 

Clause  195,  page  112,  line  46,  at end insert ‘or if the local Commissioner considers

 

the complaints to be vexatious or malicious’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

71

 

Clause  195,  page  112,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

A Local Commissioner may in particular decide not to investigate a complaint

 

under this Chapter, or to discontinue an investigation if, in his opinion, the

 

complaint is vexatious.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

79

 

Clause  210,  page  120,  line  28,  at end insert—


 
 

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‘(2A)    

The Chief Inspector may only make an interim statement about a school in

 

England that has provision for children with special educational needs if it has

 

been assessed by an inspector who has training and expertise in special

 

educational needs and has properly engaged with such pupils at that school.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

360

 

Clause  210,  page  120,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

This section applies if—

 

(a)    

the quality of the education provided in the school for children with

 

special educational needs has been inspected by an appropriately

 

qualified person who has received training in inspecting provision for

 

children with special educational needs;

 

(b)    

the quality of education provided in the school for children with special

 

educational needs is reported to be of at least equivalent quality to the

 

education provided in the school for all pupils.

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State shall make regulations specifying how a person may be

 

considered to be appropriately qualified for the purposes of subsection (5)(a).’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

150

 

Clause  210,  page  121,  line  33,  after ‘school’, insert ‘and to the local education

 

authority.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

377 

 

Schedule  15,  page  221,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(5)  

The membership of the SSSNB shall include an equal number of persons

 

representing—

 

(a)    

the interests of prescribed school support staff organisations, and

 

(b)    

the interests of prescribed school support staff employer

 

organisations.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

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Clause  214,  page  123,  line  25,  after ‘(a)’, insert ‘and to the desirability of


 
 

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promoting school autonomy.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

373

 

Clause  215,  page  124,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In considering a matter within its remit, the SSSNB must have regard to the

 

desirability of promoting school autonomy.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

374

 

Clause  217,  page  124,  line  35,  at end add—

 

‘(3)    

On making an order under subsection (2)(a), the Secretary of State must publish

 

a statement explaining the predicted impact of the order on school autonomy.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

376 

 

Clause  220,  page  126,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the agreement fails to give due consideration to the desirability of

 

promoting school autonomy.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

375

 

Clause  220,  page  126,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

On making an order under subsection (2)(a), the Secretary of State must publish

 

a statement explaining the predicted impact of the order on school autonomy.’.

 



 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

209

 

Clause  229,  page  130,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

has reasonable grounds for suspecting that a pupil at the school may have

 

an item that, in the judgement of a member of staff, may present harm to

 

other pupils, staff or teachers;’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

337

 

Clause  229,  page  130,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In determining whether there are reasonable grounds under subsection (1)(a), the

 

member of staff may have access to any CCTV footage that the school may

 

have.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

353

 

Clause  229,  page  130,  line  26,  leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

 

‘(c)    

any other item which, if it were to remain with the pupil or in his

 

possession, may constitute a risk of imminent harm to the pupil himself

 

or to any other person;’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

14

 

Clause  229,  page  130,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

any other article which the member of staff considers may cause potential

 

or imminent harm to the pupil or to others.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

90

 

Clause  229,  page  130,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

any other item prohibited by the published rules of the school.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

88

 

Clause  229,  page  131,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

The requirement in subsection (6)(b) shall not apply in circumstances where—

 

(a)    

the school has no members of staff of the same sex as P, or


 
 

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(b)    

the provisions of subsection (4)(b) apply and there are no members of

 

staff of the same sex as P available.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

89

 

Clause  229,  page  131,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

The requirement in subsection (6)(c) shall not apply in circumstances where—

 

(a)    

the school has fewer than two members of staff of the same sex as P, or

 

(b)    

the provisions of subsection (4)(b) apply and there are fewer than two

 

members of staff of the same sex as P available.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

91

 

Clause  229,  page  131,  leave out line 33.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

356

 

Clause  229,  page  131,  line  35,  after ‘section’, insert ‘and in section 550ZC’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

354

 

Clause  229,  page  132,  line  2,  after ‘550ZA’, insert ‘or, if he is not the person

 

carrying out the search, a member of the security staff of the school,’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

355

 

Clause  229,  page  132,  line  6,  at beginning insert ‘in the case of a member of the

 

security staff of the school,’.


 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

359

 

Clause  229,  page  132,  leave out lines 12 to 40 and insert—

 

‘(4)    

A person who, under subsection (1), seizes any item other than alcohol and its

 

container, must deliver it to a police constable as soon as reasonably practicable.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

357

 

Clause  229,  page  132,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(10)    

In this section—

 

“alcohol” has the same meaning as in section 191 of the Licensing Act 2003;

 

“controlled drug” has the same meaning as it has by virtue of section 2 of

 

the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971;

 

“stolen”, in relation to an article, has the same meaning as it has in section

 

24 of the Theft Act 1968.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

397

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  2,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

358

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  4,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

82

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 94(2) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c.40) (defence where

 

confiscation lawful) leave out “if he proves that the seizure, retention or disposal

 

(as the case may be) was lawful (whether or not by virtue of section 91)” and

 

insert “if the item was prohibited by the published rules of the school.”’.


 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

83

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 93(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c.40) (power of

 

member of staff to use force) after subsection (1)(c) there is inserted—

 

“(d)    

attempting to leave a room in which the pupil is subject to a disciplinary

 

penalty which consists of the detention of that pupil outside school

 

sessions.”’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

92

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 91(6) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c.40) (enforcement

 

of disciplinary penalties) omit paragraph (a).’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

93

 

Clause  229,  page  133,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 92(3) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c.40) (enforcement

 

of disciplinary penalties) omit paragraph (c).’.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

95

 

Clause  231,  page  133,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(f)    

any other item prohibited by the published rules of the college.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

96

 

Clause  231,  page  134,  leave out line 45.

 



 
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