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Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 22 April 2009

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:

 

567-74, 575-84 and 585-91

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, As Amended

 

Establishment of new schools

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Section 7 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c. 40) is amended as

 

follows.

 

(2)    

Omit subsection (5)(b)(ii).’.

 

Academy arrangements

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State may require the Chief Executive of Academies to enter

 

into Academy arrangements with the Secretary of State.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of this section and sections [Grants for purposes of Academy

 

arrangements functions] and [Academy arrangements: information sharing]

 

“academy arrangements” are arrangements under which the Chief Executive of


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 22 April 2009                  

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Academies is required to exercise specified Academy functions on the Secretary

 

of State’s behalf in accordance with the arrangements.

 

(3)    

An “academy function” is a function of the Secretary of State relating to or

 

exercisable in connection with—

 

(a)    

Academies, city technology colleges or city colleges for the technology

 

of the arts generally,

 

(b)    

a particular, or particular description of, Academy, city technology

 

college or city college for the technology of the arts.

 

(4)    

Academy functions include in particular functions of the Secretary of State

 

under—

 

(a)    

section 482 of the Education Act 1996 (c.56) (Academies) or an

 

agreement entered into under section,

 

(b)    

Schedule 35A to that Act (Academies: land).

 

(5)    

References in a provision made by or under this or any other Act to the functions

 

of the Chief Executive of Academies do not include any functions conferred or

 

imposed on the Chief Executive of Acadmies under section [Academy

 

arrangements].’.

 

Grants for purposes of Academy arrangements functions

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State may make grants to the Chief Executive of Academies for

 

the purposes of any functions that are or may be conferred or imposed on the

 

Chief Executive of Academies under section [Academy arrangements].

 

(2)    

Grants to the Chief Executive of Academies under this section are to be made at

 

such times and subject to such conditions (if any) as the Secretary of State thinks

 

appropriate.

 

(3)    

Conditions to which a grant is subject may (in particular)—

 

(a)    

require the Chief Executive of Academies to use the grant for specified

 

purposes;

 

(b)    

require the Chief Executive of Academies to comply with specified

 

requirements in respect of persons or persons of a specified description;

 

(c)    

enable repayment (in whole or part) to be required of sums paid by the

 

Secretary of State if any condition subject to which the grant was made

 

is not complied with;

 

(d)    

require the payment of interest in respect of any period during which a

 

sum due to the Secretary of State in accordance with any condition

 

remains unpaid.

 

(4)    

Requirements which may be be imposed under subsection (3)(b) include in

 

particular requirements that, if the Chief Executive of Academies provides

 

specified financial resources, it is to impose specified conditions.’.


 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

12

 

Page  46,  line  17,  leave out Clause 75.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

13

 

Page  46,  line  38,  leave out Clause 76.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

14

 

Page  47,  line  16,  leave out Clause 77.

 

Academy arrangements: information sharing

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies if the Secretary of State and the Chief Executive of

 

Academies enter into Academy arrangements.

 

(2)    

A person within subsection (3) may provide information to any other person

 

within that subsection for the purpose of enabling or facilitating the exercise of

 

any relevant function.

 

(3)    

The persons are—

 

(a)    

the Secretary of State;

 

(b)    

the Chief Executive of Academies;

 

(c)    

a relevant Academy;

 

(4)    

A “relevant function” is—

 

(a)    

a functions conferred or imposed on the Chief Executive of Academies

 

under the arrangements;

 

(b)    

a function of the Secretary of State, or a relevant Academy which is

 

exercisable in connection with a function conferred or imposed on the

 

Chief Executive of Academies under the arrangements.


 
 

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(5)    

A “relevant Academy” is an Academy, city technology college or city college for

 

the technology of the arts in relation to which a function is exercisable by the

 

Chief Executive of Academies under the arrangements.

 

(6)    

Nothing in this section—

 

(a)    

affects a power to disclose information that exists apart from this section,

 

or

 

(b)    

authorises the disclosure of any information in contravention of a

 

provisions made by or under any Act which prevents disclosure of the

 

information.’.

 


 
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