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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 28 January 2010

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Children, Schools and Families Bill


 

[Seventh and Eighth Sittings]


 

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Withdrawn  39

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  25,  at end insert ‘, the signing of which shall be a condition

 

of admission to the school;’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  124

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  29,  leave out paragraph (d).

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  33,  leave out ‘guarantees’ and insert ‘entitlements’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  41

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  leave out lines 40 and 41.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  42

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  44,  leave out subsections (9) and (10).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  125

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  44,  leave out subsection (9).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Negatived on division  155

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  45,  after ‘person’, insert ‘provided that the bodies added do

 

not include private schools.’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Withdrawn  40

 

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  3,  at end add—

 

‘(11)    

A pupil or parent guarantee shall not be capable of creating any obligation in

 

respect of whose breach any liability arises in contract or tort.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  154

 

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  3,  at end add—

 

‘(11)    

A parent who believes that a pupil or parent guarantee is not being delivered may

 

appeal to the head teacher in the first instance, and if not satisfied to the governing

 

body, and thereafter to the local authority within whose area the school is located.

 

There will be no further appeal to the Secretary of State or to the Local

 

Government Ombudsman, and no obligation shall arise from the guarantee whose

 

breach would create the basis for a challenge through the courts.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  177

 

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  3,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State shall, before issuing or revising the pupil guarantee

 

document or the parent guarantee document, carry out an audit of the capacity of


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

schools to comply with the pupil guarantee document and the parent guarantee

 

document; and such audit shall include a consideration of the adequacy of the

 

financial, training and any other requirements of schools to be able to comply

 

with such guarantees.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  178

 

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  3,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State shall evaluate the per pupil cost implications of the pupil

 

and parent guarantees and take account of the different learning and

 

developmental needs of pupils for the purpose of placing those cost implications

 

into the draft guarantee.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  179

 

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  3,  at end add—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State shall append to the pupil and parent guarantees such

 

guarantees as are necessary to secure sufficient trained staff and resources in the

 

context of the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and agreements

 

made in the School Support Staff Negotiating Body.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not selected  120

 

Page  1,  line  4,  leave out Clause 1.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  5,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  9

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  6,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  7,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Withdrawn  180

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  8,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

The Secretary of State must consult with whatever persons he or she thinks

 

appropriate about the draft, such persons normally to include the following—

 

(a)    

associations of local education authorities,

 

(b)    

local education authorities,

 

(c)    

bodies representing the interests of schools,

 

(d)    

bodies representing the interests of parents and pupils,

 

(e)    

bodies representing the interests of teachers, and must consider any

 

representations made by them.’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  85

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  8,  after ‘consult’, insert ‘the House of Commons Select

 

Committee on Children, Schools and Families and’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  15,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  18,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  20,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  22,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  24,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  25,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  126

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  25,  after ‘may’, insert ‘only’.

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  127

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  25,  leave out ‘before’ and insert ‘after’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  128

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  28,  leave out subsection (1).

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  118

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  29,  leave out from ‘after’ to the end of line 35 and insert

 

‘subsection (1) there is inserted—


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

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Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

“(1A)    

A failure by the headteacher of a school to comply with any requirement

 

(including a requirement to have a regard to guidance) imposed on the head

 

teacher by virtue of subsection (2) of section 1 of the Children, Schools and

 

Families Act 2010 (pupil and parent guarantees) shall not be a complaint to which

 

this Chapter applies;

 

(1B)    

A complaint to which subsection (1A) applies shall be made to the governing

 

body of the school about which the complaint arises.”’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  17

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  35,  leave out ‘guarantees’ and insert ‘entitlements’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Not called  119

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  36,  leave out subsections (2) to (5).

 

Mr David Laws

 

Annette Brooke

 

Not called  129

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  36,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  18

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  43,  leave out ‘guarantees’ and insert ‘entitlements’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  19

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  45,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  20

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  3,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 28 January 2010        

17

 

Children, Schools and Families Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  21

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  9,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  22

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  16,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  23

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  19,  leave out ‘guarantees’ and insert ‘entitlements’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  24

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  21,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  25

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  24,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  26

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  30,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Tim Loughton

 

Bill Wiggin

 

Mr Edward Timpson

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  27

 

Clause  3,  page  4,  line  37,  leave out ‘guarantee’ and insert ‘entitlement’.


 
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