some default text...
          House of Commons portcullis
House of Commons
Session 2010 - 11
Internet Publications
Other Bills before Parliament


 
 

33

 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Thursday 22 July 2010

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

Academies Bill [Lords]


 

[second day]


 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Negatived on division  70

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Payments may be made in respect of capital expenditure under an Academy

 

agreement to an additional school only where the Secretary of State has first

 

consulted with—

 

(a)    

local parents and children,

 

(b)    

the relevant local authority,

 

(c)    

any other persons deemed appropriate.

 

(1B)    

The purpose of the consultation under (1A) shall be to establish whether there are

 

outstanding requirements for capital investment for existing schools in the area

 

where the school is (or is proposed to be) situated.

 

(1C)    

Where a need is demonstrated the Secretary of State may not make payments with

 

respect of capital expenditure under subsection (1).

 

(1D)    

A school is an “additional school” for the purposes of this section if—

 

(a)    

it does not replace a maintained school that has been or is to be

 

discontinued, and

 

(b)    

it is not a school in respect of which an Academy order has effect.

 

(1E)    

For the purposes of subsection (1D)(a) a school does not replace a maintained

 

school if it provides education for pupils of a wider range of ages than the

 

maintained school.’.

 

Ian Mearns

 

Not selected  56

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  3,  after ‘of’, insert ‘educational psychology services and

 

other’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 22 July 2010      

34

 

Academies Bill [Lords], continued

 
 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Withdrawn  71

 

Clause  2,  page  3,  line  7,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

Before making any payments under an Academy agreement the Secretary of State

 

shall make an assessment of the extent of centrally-provided SEN provisions that,

 

were the school to operate as a maintained school—

 

(a)    

would be required by a school with the likely pupil profile of the

 

proposed additional school, or

 

(b)    

is currently called upon by the maintained school which is converting to

 

Academy status.

 

(8)    

Before making any payments under an Academy agreement the Secretary of State

 

shall make an assessment of the likely disruption to centrally-provided SEN

 

services that might result from equivalent reductions in local authority budgets.

 

(9)    

Payments made under an Academy agreement must reflect the assessment made

 

according to subsections (7) and (8).’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Withdrawn  61

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  22,  leave out from ‘proprietor’ to end of line 23 and insert ‘to

 

appeal to a Local Commissioner’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  62

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  25,  leave out ‘review’ and insert ‘appeal’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  63

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  26,  leave out ‘review’ and insert ‘appeal’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 22 July 2010      

35

 

Academies Bill [Lords], continued

 
 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Withdrawn  76

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  34,  leave out from ‘time’ to end of line 36 and insert ‘after

 

deducting from any amount made available by a local authority to the school’s governing

 

body (under section 50 of SSFA 1998 or otherwise) that has not been spent by the

 

governing body or the headteacher, all existing and contingent liabilities not transferring

 

to the Academy under a property transfer scheme (including any liabilities of the local

 

authority incurred on behalf of the school), there is a net amount available.’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  64

 

Clause  7,  page  5,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘“Local Commissioner” has the meaning given by section 23 of the Local

 

Government Act 1974.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  66

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  22,  leave out ‘property, rights and liabilities’ and insert

 

‘property and rights’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Negatived  65

 

Clause  8,  page  6,  line  38,  at end add—

 

‘(11)    

The Secretary of State before making a property transfer scheme shall consult

 

with—

 

(a)    

the local authority;

 

(b)    

the current owner, if not the local authority;

 

(c)    

such other persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 22 July 2010      

36

 

Academies Bill [Lords], continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  73

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The report must include an assessment, with evidence, of the changes in academic

 

performance across the entire local authority areas where additional schools have

 

been established.’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  74

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The report must include an assessment, with evidence, of the changes in the

 

impact of schools on social cohesion across entire local authority areas where

 

academy arrangements under this Act have been entered into and remain in

 

place.’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  75

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The report must include an assessment, with evidence, of the changes in SEN

 

provision in the local authority area where new academy arrangements have been

 

entered into in the preceding 12 months.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 22 July 2010      

37

 

Academies Bill [Lords], continued

 
 

Caroline Lucas

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  12,  page  8,  line  5,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  68

 

Clause  12,  page  8,  line  8,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

Where an Academy proprietor is not a qualifying proprietor, it shall not be

 

permitted under the Academy arrangements to make a profit from any services in

 

schooling and learning.’.

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not selected  2

 

Page  7,  line  35,  leave out Clause 12.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 13 Agreed to.

 


 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  59

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  4,  leave out paragraphs 1, 2 and 3.

 

Jon Trickett

 

Not called  55

 

Schedule  1,  page  11,  line  26,  leave out sub-sub-paragraph (c) and insert—

 

‘(c)    

the Secretary of State, before making the property transfer scheme,

 

consulted with—

 

(i)    

the local authority;

 

(ii)    

the current owner, if not the local authority; and

 

(iii)    

any other such persons as the Secretary of State considered

 

appropriate.’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 22 July 2010      

38

 

Academies Bill [Lords], continued

 
 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  69

 

Schedule  1,  page  17,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

Before making any Regulations under this paragraph, the Secretary of State must

 

consult with—

 

(a)    

associations of local authorities;

 

(b)    

local authorities;

 

(c)    

bodies representing the interests of governing bodies of schools; and

 

(d)    

such other persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.’.

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 14 Agreed to.

 


 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  13

 

Schedule  2,  page  18,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘9A      

In section 84(1) of SSFA (code for school admissions) after paragraph (b)

 

insert—

 

“(bza)    

Academies,”.’.

 

Lilian Greenwood

 

Not called  58

 

Schedule  2,  page  19,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(14A)  

In section 133(6) omit “or” in subsection (a) and insert before the full stop in

 

subsection (b)—

 

“or (c) An Academy”.

 

  (14B)  

In section 212 insert before the definition of “contract of employment”—

 

““Academy” means an Academy within the meaning of the Academies

 

Act 2010;”.’.

 

Ed Balls

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Diana R. Johnson

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  60

 

Schedule  2,  page  19,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘14A      

In section 122(3)(c) (power to prescribe pay and conditions) after “school”,

 

insert “or is an Academy”.

 

14B      

After subsection 122(8) insert—


 
contents continue
 
House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries

© Parliamentary copyright 2010
Revised 23 July 2010