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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 12 March 2009

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill


 

[Seventh and Eighth sittings]


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  228

 

Clause  10,  page  6,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In this Chapter “disability accessibility standard” means specified criteria to

 

ensure the inclusive design of framework and assessment processes to meet the

 

needs of apprentices with learning difficulties.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  157

 

Clause  10,  page  6,  line  14,  leave out from ‘sector’ to end of line 16 and insert

 

‘stated in it.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Negatived on division  21

 

Clause  11,  page  6,  leave out line 20.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  158

 

Clause  11,  page  6,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A designation under this section may be amended or revoked by the Secretary of

 

State.’

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Clauses 12 and 13 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Withdrawn  100

 

Clause  14,  page  7,  line  21,  after ‘such’, insert ‘reasonable’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not called  101

 

Clause  14,  page  7,  line  22,  after ‘appropriate’, insert ‘, provided such requirements

 

are not burdensome’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not called  102

 

Clause  14,  page  7,  line  24,  after ‘decision’, insert ‘within two weeks of the making

 

of the decision.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  159

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  27,  leave out ‘the purposes of this Chapter’ and insert ‘all

 

purposes or for purposes specified in the order’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

Withdrawn  109

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  29,  after ‘certificates’, insert ‘following consultation with

 

any institutions involved in the provision of education and training associated with the

 

exisiting vocational specification.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  160

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  35,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  161

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  37,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  162

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  40,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  163

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  43,  after ‘and’ insert ‘apprenticeship’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  164

 

Clause  15,  page  7,  line  43,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  165

 

Clause  16,  page  8,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A designation under this section may be amended or revoked by the Welsh

 

Ministers.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 17 Agreed to.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  166

 

Clause  18,  page  9,  line  8,  at beginning insert ‘in the case of withdrawal otherwise

 

than by the Welsh Ministers,’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 19 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  167

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  22,  leave out ‘the purposes of this Chapter’ and insert ‘all

 

purposes or for purposes specified in the order’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  168

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  30,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  169

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  32,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  170

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  35,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  171

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  38,  after ‘and’ insert ‘apprenticeship’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  172

 

Clause  20,  page  9,  line  38,  leave out ‘, for the purposes of this Chapter,’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Negatived on division  44

 

Clause  21,  page  10,  line  16,  leave out ‘such persons as the Chief Executive thinks

 

appropriate’ and insert ‘representatives of industry, employers, sectoral bodies, the further

 

education sector and other persons the Chief Executive thinks appropriate.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not selected  45

 

Clause  21,  page  10,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

In preparing the draft, the Chief Executive must consult employers regarding the

 

self-specification and self-assessment of apprenticeship standards for any

 

schemes they provide.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 22 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not called  46

 

Clause  23,  page  10,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

consult representatives of industry, employers and the further education

 

sector on the proposed new draft modifications.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  173

 

Clause  23,  page  11,  line  9,  leave out ‘meets the requirements of’ and insert

 

‘complies with’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 24 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Negatived on division  47

 

Clause  25,  page  11,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

must specify that these requirements include some element of supervised

 

training in the workplace.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 26 Agreed to.

 


 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  174

 

Clause  27,  page  12,  line  30,  leave out ‘meets the requirements of’ and insert

 

‘complies with’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Clauses 28 and 29 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Not called  22

 

Clause  30,  page  13,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

that the employer agrees to provide supervised workplace training.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  175

 

Clause  30,  page  14,  line  1,  leave out ‘apprenticeship’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  176

 

Clause  30,  page  14,  line  5,  leave out ‘relevant period preceding’ and insert ‘period

 

of three years ending with’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  177

 

Clause  30,  page  14,  line  11,  leave out ‘another’ and insert ‘an’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  178

 

Clause  30,  page  14,  line  16,  leave out subsection (5).

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 31 to 33 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Withdrawn  203

 

Clause  34,  page  15,  line  28,  leave out subsection (5).

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  179

 

Clause  34,  page  15,  line  28,  leave out from ‘or’ to ‘to’ in line 29 and insert ‘any of

 

sections 83 to 91,’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 12 March 2009          

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not selected  110

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  5,  leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

In subsection (2A) after “in respect of 16 to 18 education or training” insert

 

“including apprenticeships”.

 

(3)    

In subsection (2B) omit “the person giving it considers”.’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not moved  208

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  7,  leave out from ‘concerned’ to ‘receive’ in line 9 and

 

insert ‘must include a presumption that all pupils aged 14-16 should’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Negatived on division  23

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  10,  leave out ‘apprenticeships’ and insert ‘an

 

apprenticeship as a programme of training which leads to competence in a chosen trade,

 

profession or occupation.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not selected  111

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  13,  at end add—

 

‘(3A)    

In subsection (4) after “the Secretary of State” insert “and is subject to monitoring

 

by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills”.’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  180

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  16,  after ‘under’ insert ‘Chapter 1 of Part 1 of’.

 

Jim Knight

 

Mr Siôn Simon

 

Agreed to  181

 

Clause  35,  page  16,  line  18,  leave out from beginning to end of line 19 and insert

 

‘English certifying authority (within the meaning of that Chapter);”.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 36 and 37 Agreed to.

 



 
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