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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 19 January 2010

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Children, Schools and Families Bill


 

[First and Second SittingS]


 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 am on Tuesday

 

19 January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 19 January;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 21 January;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 26 January;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 28 January;

 

(e)  

at 10.30 am and 4.00 pm on Tuesday 2 February;

 

(f)  

at 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Thursday 4 February;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table—

 

      TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 19 January

Until no later than

Association of School

 
  

12.00 pm

and College Leaders;

 
   

Family and Parenting

 
   

Institute; Commission for

 
   

Local Administration in

 
   

England; National

 
   

Association of

 
   

Schoolmasters and Union

 
   

of Women Teachers;

 
   

Local Government

 
   

Association

 
 

Tuesday 19 January

Until no later than

Association of Teachers

 
  

1.00 pm

and Lecturers; National

 
   

Association of Head

 
   

Teachers; Barnfield

 
   

Federation; Harris

 
   

Federation; National

 
   

Union of Teachers;

 
   

General Teaching

 
   

Council for England

 
 

Tuesday 19 January

Until no later than

Brian Lamb; John Friel

 
  

5.15 pm

  
 

Tuesday 19 January

Until no later than

Graham Badman;

 
  

7.00 pm

Education Otherwise;

 
   

Home Educated Youth

 
   

Council; National

 
   

Children’s Bureau;

 
   

National Autistic Society

 
 

Thursday 21 January

Until no later than

Sir Jim Rose; Sue

 
  

10.25 am

Barratt; Head Teacher at

 
   

Bournville Junior

 
   

School; John McIntosh

 
 

Thursday 21 January

Until no later than

Teenage Pregnancy

 
  

2.30 pm

Independent Advisory

 
   

Group; PSHE

 
   

Association; Church of

 
   

England; Catholic

 
   

Education Service;

 
   

Campaign Against

 
   

Premature and

 
   

Inappropriate Sex and

 
   

Relationship Education

 
   

in Schools

 
 

Thursday 21 January

Until no later than

Sir Mark Potter,

 
  

4.00 pm

President of the Family

 
   

Division of the High

 
   

Court; Society of Editors;

 
   

National Society for the

 
   

Prevention of Cruelty to

 
   

Children; District Judge

 
   

Nicholas Crichton

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 19 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 26; Schedule 1; Clauses 27 to 40; Schedule 2;

 

Clause 41; Schedule 3; Clauses 42 to 45; Schedules 4 and 5; Clauses 46 to

 

50; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 4 February.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 19 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

Agreed to

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 


 

Mr Vernon Coaker

 

Agreed to

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Dr. John Dunford, General Secretary Association of School and College Leaders

 

Dr. Katherine Rake, Chief Executive, Family and Parenting Institute

 

Tony Redmond, Local Government Ombudsman

 

Chris Keates, General Secretary, National Association of Schoolmasters and Union of Women

 

Teachers

 

David Simmonds, Member of the Children and Young People Board, Local Government

 

Association

 

Dr. Mary Bousted, General Secretary, Association of Teachers and Lecturers

 

Mick Brookes, General Secretary, National Association of Head Teachers

 

Peter Birkett, Chief Executive, Barnfield Federation

 

Dr. Daniel Moynihan, Chief Executive, Harris Federation

 

John Bangs, Assistant Secretary, National Union of Teachers

 

Keith Bartley, Chief Executive, General Teaching Council for England

 


 

Ordered, That the order of the Committee of 19 January 2010 be amended as follows:

 

In the Table in paragraph (2), at the end of the third column of the third entry relating to

 

Thursday 21 January, insert ‘; Oxford Centre for Family Law and Policy’.—(Mr Vernon

 

Coaker.)

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Brian Lamb, Chair, Special Educational Consortium and author of Lamb Inquiry: Special

 

educational needs and parental confidence

 

John Friel, Barrister at Law

 

Graham Badman, author of a Report to the Secretary of State on the Review of Elective Home

 

Education in England

 

Fiona Nicholson, Trustee, Education Otherwise

 

Chloë Watson, Chair, Home Educated Youth Council

 

Sir Paul Ennals, Chief Executive, National Children’s Bureau

 

Beth Reid, Policy Manager, National Autistic Society.

 

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 9.00 am


 
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