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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 29 March 2011

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Education Bill


 

[Seventeenth and Eighteenth Sittings]


 

Clause 26.

 

Another Amendment (No. 119) proposed, in page 27, line 3, leave out subsection

 

(4).—(Mr Iain Wright).

 

Question proposed, That the Amendment be made.

 

Withdrawn

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not selected  120

 

Clause  26,  page  27,  line  6,  after ‘services)’, insert—

 

‘(a)    

in Subsection (1) (Secretary of State able to make arrangements for the

 

supply of information), leave out “may make arrangements” and insert

 

“may direct” and,

 

(b)    

’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  26,  page  27,  line  9,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

The Secretary of State must produce a transition plan to highlight how he will

 

assist schools, colleges and local authorities in the transition from the current

 

system of careers guidance to the new all-age careers service.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Negatived on division  122

 

Clause  26,  page  27,  line  9,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

Before the commencement of this section, the Secretary of State must report to

 

Parliament on arrangements for the funding of careers guidance between the end

 

of ring-fenced Connexions funding and the establishment of the All Age Careers

 

Service.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  123

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  11,  at beginning insert ‘subject to subsection (10),’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  144

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Within a period of three years beginning with the commencement of this section,

 

the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report about its impact on the

 

quality of careers advice in schools.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  131

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  17,  after ‘guidance’, insert ‘and good quality work

 

experience’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  136

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Notwithstanding subsection (1), the responsible authority for a school that

 

provides secondary education must provide careers education, distinct from

 

careers guidance, to all pupils.’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  75

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

an Academy.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  127

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

in the case of an Academy, the proprietor.’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  96

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  32,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  134

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  33,  after ‘on’, insert ‘mainstream’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  97

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  34,  leave out ‘or’ and insert ‘and’.


 
 

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Education Bill, continued

 
 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Negatived on division  128

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  34,  after ‘apprenticeships’, insert ‘and the likely post 18

 

pathways,’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  135

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  34,  after ‘apprenticeships’, insert ‘for all their pupils,

 

including those who are disabled or have special educational needs.’.

 

Mr Graham Stuart

 

Not called  98

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

includes information on both academic and vocational options.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  125

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The responsible authorities must ensure that all providers of independent careers

 

guidance have access on request to information on the educational progress of

 

pupils in order to assist them in the guidance they provide.’.

 

Julie Hilling

 

Stella Creasy

 

Negatived on division  146

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

is provided by persons appropriately qualified to provide comprehensive

 

and impartial careers guidance.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  129

 

Clause  27,  page  27,  line  44,  leave out ‘14’ and insert ‘12’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  130

 

Clause  27,  page  28,  line  2,  leave out ‘16’ and insert ‘18’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  124

 

Clause  27,  page  29,  line  42,  at end add—

 

‘(10)    

Before the Secretary of State exercises the power to commence this section under

 

section 78 he must lay before Parliament a report which sets out agreed

 

arrangements with representatives of school teachers, local authorities and

 

employers on the delivery of careers guidance education.’.


 
 

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Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not selected  132

 

Clause  28,  page  30,  leave out Clause 28.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not selected  133

 

Clause  29,  page  31,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  137

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  27,  at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (5),’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  138

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

The Secretary of State must not commence this section until Her Majesty’s Chief

 

Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills has reported to the

 

Secretary of State on the operation of section 10 of the Children Act 2004, and

 

the Secretary of State has laid the report before Parliament.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  140

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

Notwithstanding subsection (2), the governing bodies and proprietors of schools

 

and FE institutions must cooperate when asked by a local authority in furtherance

 

of the local authority’s duty under section 436A (Duty to make arrangements to

 

identify children not receiving education) of the EA 1996.’.

 

Stella Creasy

 

Withdrawn  142

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

The repeal of the requirement on governing bodies and proprietors of schools to

 

co-operate with the local authority by this section is without prejudice to the


 
 

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Secretary of State’s duty in section [Duty to support statutory youth provision] to

 

require by regulations maintained schools and academies to co-operate with their

 

local authority in the provision of youth services.’.

 

Stella Creasy

 

Withdrawn  143

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

The repeal of the requirement on governing bodies and proprietors of schools to

 

co-operate with the local authority by this section is without prejudice to the

 

Secretary of State’s duty in section [Achievement for All Partnerships] to

 

establish Achievement for All Partnerships.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  145

 

Clause  30,  page  31,  line  34,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

The repeal of the requirement on governing bodies, proprietors of schools and FE

 

institutions to co-operate with the local authority by this section is without

 

prejudice to the Secretary of State’s duty in section [Duty to Participate in Health

 

and Wellbeing Boards] to require by order maintained schools and academies to

 

co-operate in the work of their local authority’s Health and Wellbeing Board.’.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  141

 

Clause  31,  page  32,  line  22,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

Notwithstanding subsection (2), the governing bodies and proprietors of schools

 

and FE institutions must cooperate with any relevant provision of the local Health

 

and Wellbeing Stategy published under section 116A (Health and social care:

 

joint health and wellbeing strategies) of the Local Government and Public

 

Involvement in Health Act 2007.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 32 Agreed to.

 

Clause 33 Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  147

 

Clause  34,  page  32,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In section 84 (Code of practice) after subsection (2) insert—


 
 

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“(2A)    

In framing the code, the Secretary of State must require each admission

 

authority in agreeing admission arrangements to ensure fair access to

 

educational opportunity.”.’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  148

 

Clause  34,  page  32,  line  35,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Negatived on division  149

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  2,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  151

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Notwithstanding subsection (3), in the case of a school which is its own

 

admission authority, whether maintained or an Academy, the local authority of

 

the area in which the school is situated may direct the school to amend any aspect

 

of the admission arrangements consistent with a binding judgement of the

 

Adjudicator made under section 88E (Variation of admission arrangements).’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  150

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  4,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  152

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  8,  after ‘admissions’, insert ‘which must require the local

 

authority to issue a report once every school year on the effectiveness of in-year

 

coordination of admissions and the willingness of each admission authority to report to

 

the local authority the availability of places’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  153

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  8,  after ‘admissions’, insert ‘which must require the local

 

authority to issue a report once every school year on the effectiveness of the Fair Access

 

Protocol arrangements in the local authority area’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not called  154

 

Clause  34,  page  33,  line  8,  after ‘admissions’, insert ‘which must require the local

 

authority to publish its response to any proposal by an admission authority in its

 

admissions area to change the school’s admissions arrangements including whether the

 

proposal complies with the School Admissions Code and the Equality Act 2010’.

 

Clause Agreed to on division.


 
 

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Schedule 9 Agreed to.

 

Clause 35 Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not selected  155

 

Clause  36,  page  33,  line  29,  at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (2)’.

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Not selected  156

 

Clause  36,  page  33,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

Notwithstanding any other provision, the Secretary of State must by order

 

transfer to each local authority all relevant duties and powers held by the

 

Secretary of State in relation to the establishment of new schools which will be

 

funded out of public funds.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Withdrawn  157

 

Schedule  10,  page  82,  line  6,  leave out paragraphs 2, 3, 4 and 5.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 9.00 am


 
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