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Notices of Amendments: 30 April 2009                  

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

80

 

Page  80,  line  3  [Clause  139],  after ‘may’, insert ‘in exceptional circumstances’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

81

 

Page  80,  line  5  [Clause  139],  at end insert ‘provided that this minimum

 

requirement does not relate to the grading or assessment of that qualification.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

88

 

Page  80,  line  5  [Clause  139],  at end insert ‘provided that such a determination does

 

not include specifying detailed minimum requirements of the curriculum content of each

 

such specified qualification.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

89

 

Page  80,  line  29  [Clause  139],  at end add—

 

‘(9)    

Ofqual must publish and lay before Parliament a response to any determination

 

made by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) within 60 days of that

 

determination being made.’.

 


 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

26

 

Page  82,  line  13  [Clause  142],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

At any time before the surrender date Ofqual may vary that date by giving further

 

notice to the recognised body.’.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

27

 

Page  82,  line  14  [Clause  142],  after ‘deciding’ insert ‘or varying’.

 



 
 

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Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  86,  line  20  [Clause  152],  after ‘a’ insert ‘form of a’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

90

 

Page  90,  line  32  [Clause  163],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the assessment of changes in educational standards and performance in

 

England, including any comparative international assessment which

 

Ofqual considers to be necessary.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

83

 

Page  91,  line  37  [Clause  165],  at end insert ‘against those objectives set out in

 

section 126(1) and how it intends to fulfil these over the following 12 months.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

84

 

Page  92,  line  14  [Clause  165],  at end add—

 

‘(9)    

If guidance was provided by the Secretary of State under section 134(7) during

 

the reporting period the annual report must include a descriptions of such

 

guidance.

 

(10)    

If any determinations by the Secretary of State under section 139(1) were in place

 

during the reporting period, the annual report must include a description of that

 

determination.

 

(11)    

Each annual report must contain a description of the nature and extent of any

 

consultation undertaken by Ofqual with statutory consultees during the reporting

 

period.’.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

29

 

Page  92,  line  22  [Clause  166],  leave out ‘has the same meaning as in’ and insert

 

‘means a higher education institution within the meaning of’.

 



 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

91

 

Page  93,  line  23  [Clause  170],  leave out ‘coherence’ and insert ‘choice’.

 


 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

30

 

Page  94,  line  33  [Clause  172],  leave out ‘or will’ and insert ‘, will be or may

 

reasonably be expected to’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

54

 

Page  100,  line  26  [Clause  187],  at end insert—

 

‘(ff)    

a short stay school within the area of the authority;

 

(fg)    

a Sure Start Children’s Centre within the area of the authority;

 

(fh)    

a representative of an extended school provider with authority;

 

(fi)    

general medical practitioners within the area of the authority.’.

 


 

Mr Andrew Dismore

 

Dr Evan Harris

 

15

 

Page  103,  line  43  [Clause  188],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

A Children’s Trust Board must have regard to the need to implement the UN

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child when preparing a children and young

 

people’s plan.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

67

 

Page  104,  line  7  [Clause  188],  at end insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

allocate clear areas of responsibility and accountability for each section

 

of the plan to relevant persons and bodies;’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

55

 

Page  107  [Clause  189],  leave out lines 1 and 2.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

56

 

Page  107  [Clause  189],  leave out lines 8 to 10.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

57

 

Page  112,  line  30  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The regulations made under subsection (2) must promote the maintenance of a

 

range of different types of providers of services, including those from the private

 

and voluntary sector.’.

 


 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

58

 

Page  113,  line  18  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Regulations made under subsection (4) must specify that consultation about the

 

determination of the amount of financial assistance must include a requirement

 

for private, voluntary and independent early years providers outside a maintained

 

school to be consulted.’.


 
 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill, continued

 
 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

59

 

Page  113,  line  18  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The Code of Practice on the provision of free nursery education places for three-

 

and four-year olds shall cease to apply in a local authority area until that local

 

authority has introduced a single funding formula for free of charge early years

 

provision.’.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

Annette Brooke

 

85

 

Page  114,  line  8  [Clause  195],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

Ofsted has endorsed the assessment made under paragraphs (a) and (b).’.

 

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).’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

64

 

Page  114,  line  39  [Clause  197],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a decision relating to the disciplining of a pupil, including a decision to

 

exclude temporarily a pupil.’.

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Bill Wiggin

 

65

 

Page  114,  line  39  [Clause  197],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

a decision to enforce the published rules of the school.’.

 



 
 

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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

 

66

 

Page  115,  line  41  [Clause  198],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

that the complaint is not vexatious.’.

 


 

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

 

92

 

Page  116,  line  6  [Clause  198],  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

Before investigating a complaint to which this Chapter applies, a Local

 

Commissioner must be satisfied—

 

(a)    

that the matter was brought to the notice of the headteacher by or on

 

behalf of the complainant and that the headteacher was given a

 

reasonable opportunity to investigate the matter and respond;

 

(b)    

that the complaint is not vexatious or malicious, and;

 

(c)    

that the matter was brought to the notice of the relevant Local Authority

 

by or on behalf of the complainant, and that the Local Authority failed to

 

act within a reasonable time for dealing with such complaints.’.

 

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).


 
 

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Secretary John Denham

 

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Page  129,  line  28,  leave out Clause 222.

 


 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

43

 

Page  130,  line  6  [Clause  223],  leave out from ‘221(2)’ to end of line 8.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

44

 

Page  130,  line  14,  leave out Clause 224.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

45

 

Page  130,  line  30  [Clause  225],  leave out ‘, section 224(2)(b)’.

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

46

 

Page  130,  line  38  [Clause  225],  leave out subsection (4).

 


 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

47

 

Page  131,  line  11  [Clause  225],  leave out subsection (7).

 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

48

 

Page  131,  line  20  [Clause  225],  leave out ‘or vary the reference’ and insert ‘the

 

reference of the agreement’.

 


 

Secretary Ed Balls

 

Secretary John Denham

 

49

 

Page  134,  line  14  [Clause  231],  leave out ‘224(2)(a) or’.

 



 
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