Fourteenth Report of Session 2019–21 Contents

Appendix 1

S.I. 2020/476

Teachers’ Skills Test (England) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020

1.In its letter to the Department for Education of 20th May 2020, the Joint Committee requested a memorandum on the following point:

“In regulation 5(b), explain whether the expression “(also see regulation 11(5))” in paragraph 3 of inserted Schedule 1A is intended to be an operative provision, and what effect it is intended to have.”

2.This memorandum has been prepared by the Department for Education.

3.The Department’s response to the Committee’s query is that the words in brackets are not intended to be operative. They are simply intended to help the reader by drawing their attention to regulation 11(5) and the related and relevant decision making process under that provision.

Department for Education

23 May 2020

Published: 12 June 2020