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Notices of Amendments: 29 April 2009                  

636

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Support in the workplace for apprentices with learning difficulties

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC30

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding has a duty to ensure that apprentices with

 

learning difficulties receive support and assistance in the workplace.

 

(2)    

Provision of such support may include—

 

(a)    

special educational needs support for apprentices in the workplace aged

 

16 years or over;

 

(b)    

the Access to Work Scheme.

 

(3)    

In discharging the duty in subsection (1) the Chief Executive shall provide

 

assistance to employers and apprentices through the provision of information and

 

advice.

 

(4)    

In this section “support and assistance in the workplace” includes special

 

educational needs provision (regardless of whether or not the apprentice is subject

 

to a learning difficulty assessment) and the Access to Work scheme.’.

 

Parliamentary oversight of skills funding

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC31

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding must prepare an annual report relating to

 

the activities, functions and expenditure of the Skills Funding Agency.

 

(2)    

The report must be laid before Parliament.’.

 

Persons aged 16 to 18 with learning difficulties

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC32

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Chief Executive must, in performing the functions of the office, have regard

 

to the needs of persons with learning difficulties to whom this section applies.

 

(2)    

This section applies to persons who are aged 16 to 18 who are not in possession

 

of a learning difficulty assessment.

 

(3)    

For the purposes of this section, a person has a learning difficulty if—

 

(a)    

the person has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the

 

majority of persons of the same age, or

 

(b)    

the person has a disability which either prevents or hinders the person

 

from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided by institutions

 

providing education falling within section 92(1)(a) or (b)


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 April 2009                  

637

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

99

 

Page  114,  line  35  [Clause  197],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The Secretary of State shall issue regulations and guidance as to which of the

 

powers and duties of a head teacher shall be regarded as “prescribed functions”

 

for the purposes of subsection (2).’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

100

 

Page  142,  line  17  [Clause  239],  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

101

 

Page  142,  line  22  [Clause  239],  at end insert ‘subject to the discretion and

 

professional judgement of the head teacher.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

102

 

Page  142,  line  25  [Clause  239],  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

103

 

Page  137,  line  13  [Clause  235],  leave out subsection (a).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

104

 

Page  136,  line  25  [Clause  235],  after ‘control’, insert ‘but does not include school

 

property such as lockers and desks.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

105

 

Page  137,  line  23  [Clause  235],  at end insert—

 

‘(9)    

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;

 

(b)    

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

 

staff of the same sex as P available.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 April 2009                  

638

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

106

 

Page  137,  line  23  [Clause  235],  at end insert—

 

‘(9)    

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 David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

107

 

Page  137,  line  10  [Clause  235],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the requirement in subsection (6)(b) shall not apply if there are no

 

members of stafff of the same sex as P available and there is a risk of

 

serious disorder or physical danger.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

108

 

Page  116,  line  4  [Clause  198],  at end insert ‘if it is the public interest to do so’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

109

 

Page  116,  line  14  [Clause  199],  at end insert ‘if it is just, fair and reasonable to do

 

so’.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

110

 

Page  129,  line  23  [Clause  221],  leave out subsection (3).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

111

 

Page  46,  line  32  [Clause  75],  leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

 

‘(a)    

an agreement entered into by him under section 482 of the Education Act

 

1996 (c.56) (Academies);’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

112

 

Page  46,  line  37  [Clause  75],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

An “Academy function” does not include the power conferred on the Secretary of

 

State by section 482(1) of the Education Act 1996 (c.56) (Academies).’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 April 2009                  

639

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

113

 

Page  137,  line  25  [Clause  235],  after ‘section 550ZA’, insert ‘or, if he is not the

 

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

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

114

 

Page  137,  line  29  [Clause  235],  before ‘any other’, insert ‘in the case of a member

 

of the security staff of the school,’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

115

 

Page  137,  line  15  [Clause  235],  after ‘section’, insert ‘and in section 550ZC’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

116

 

Page  138,  line  28  [Clause  235],  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

117

 

Page  181,  line  27  [Schedule  8],  at end insert—

 

‘(b)    

the responsible local education authority has given its consent to such an

 

order.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

118

 

Page  187,  line  38  [Schedule  8],  leave out ‘YPLA’ and insert ‘relevant Local

 

Authority’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

119

 

Page  187,  line  40  [Schedule  8],  leave out ‘YPLA must consult the corporation,’

 

and insert ‘relevant Local Authority must consult the YPLA and the corporation’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

120

 

Page  187,  line  43  [Schedule  8],  leave out ‘YPLA’ and insert ‘relevant Local

 

Authority’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 29 April 2009                  

640

 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

121

 

Page  188,  line  7  [Schedule  8],  leave out ‘YPLA’ and insert ‘relevant Local

 

Authority’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

122

 

Page  188,  line  9  [Schedule  8],  at end insert ‘and the YPLA’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

123

 

Page  188,  line  10  [Schedule  8],  leave out sub-paragraph (3).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

124

 

Page  188,  line  13  [Schedule  8],  leave out sub-paragraph (4).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

125

 

Page  188,  line  19  [Schedule  8],  after second ‘the’, insert ‘relevant Local Authority

 

and’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

126

 

Page  188,  line  35  [Schedule  8],  at end insert ‘and the relevant Local Authority or

 

authorities, as they case may be.’.

 


 
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