Amendments proposed to the Education Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien

64

Clause     12,     page     9,     line     4,     at end insert 'or National Assembly for Wales'.


   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

238

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     9,     after 'assistance' insert 'or other payment'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

211

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     10,     at beginning insert 'Subject to section (1A) below'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

139

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     11,     leave out 'give, or make arrangements for the giving of, financial', and insert 'by order make a scheme or schemes for the provision of financial'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

239

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     12,     after 'assistance' insert 'or other payment'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

170

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Any arrangement under this section which applies in England will be subject to approval by order under the affirmative resolution procedure.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

212

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Before exercising any power under subsection (1) above, the Secretary of State as regards England shall issue a statement setting out the proposed financial assistance, and lay a copy before each House of Parliament.

    (1B)   If, within a 40-day period, either House resolves not to approve the proposed financial assistance, the Secretary of State shall take no further steps in relation to the proposed financial assistance.

    (1C)   If no such resolution is made within the 40-day period, the Secretary of State may make arrangements for giving the proposed financial assistance.'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

141

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     15,     leave out ', in the United Kingdom or elsewhere,'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

142

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     17,     leave out ', in the United Kingdom or elsewhere,'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

165

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(6a)   The promotion of and provision of courses leading to proficiency in written and spoken English of persons of all ages.'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

237

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     21,     at end insert 'subject to such financial controls as may be approved by affirmative resolution.'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

249

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     29,     after 'staff', insert

      '(j) to provide further support for children having special educational needs subject to section (Special educational needs)'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

140

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     29,     at end insert—

      '(j) A scheme made under subsection (1) shall set out criteria for eligibility to apply for financial assistance, the means by which applications shall be made, and the criteria against which allocations of assistance will be made.'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

153

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     29,     after 'staff.', insert—

    '(2A)   The Secretary of State (in relation to England) or the National Assembly for Wales (in relation to Wales) shall make a scheme to give an education credit to any person in the circumstances mentioned in section [Education Credits].'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

172

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(c)   academic education (including provision of education for highly able children).'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

173

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(cc)   provision of educational services for children with special educational needs.'.


   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

174

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     15,     leave out from 'as' to end of line 17 and insert 'shall be specified in an order under section 13(1)'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

175

Clause     15,     page     10,     line     32,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

163

Clause     17,     page     11,     line     27,     at end insert—

      '(j) section 105 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998'.


   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

240

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     36,     after 'regulations' insert 'which shall be approved under the affirmative resolution procedure'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

213

Clause     18,     page     11,     leave out line 37 and insert—

    '(2)   A governing body shall consist of—'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

167

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     38,     leave out 'or appointment', and insert '(or, if there are insufficient nominations for election, appointment)'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

166

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     39,     after 'school,', insert 'who in the case of a community, community nursery, community special, foundation or special foundation school shall constitute not less than one third of members of the governing body.'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

176

Clause     18,     page     11,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(bb)   persons employed as teaching staff at the school.'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

138

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     2,     after 'governors', insert 'who shall, except in the case of a voluntary controlled school, constitute a majority of members of the governing body,'.

   

Mr Graham Brady
Mrs Eleanor Laing
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Chris Grayling
Mr Andrew Turner

177

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(g)   where a contract for school improvement has been agreed, representatives of the contractor.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

149

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   Regulations made under subsection (2) shall provide that the persons mentioned in (b) of subsection (2) shall include such numbers of persons employed to work as teachers at the school as may be appropriate having regard to the total number of teachers so employed.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

221

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The governing body of a community school shall have—

      (a) at least one-third of the membership from persons who are parents of registered pupils at the school at the time of their election or appointment,

      (b) no more than one-third of the membership who shall be employees who work at the school,

      (c) at least one-fifth of the membership shall be persons appointed by the local education authority, and

      (d) the remaining governors shall be appointed as community governors by the existing governors at the time of the appointment.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

57

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     5,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

168

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     7,     after 'whom', insert 'subject to subsection (3A) below'.

   

Chris Grayling

248

Clause     18,     page     12,     leave out line 13.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

236

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     22,     after 'bodies,' insert—

    '(3A)   No person may be a member of the governing body of a school who—

      (a) is a member or employee of the maintaining local education authority having executive responsibility for education, or

      (b) is a member of the maintaining local education authority having responsibility for scrutinising delivery of education including by that school.'.

   

Mr Andrew Turner

169

Clause     18,     page     12,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Any regulations made under subsection (3) above shall provide—

      (a) that all parents of pupils registered at the school shall be entitled to vote in an election of parent governors; and

      (b) that all teachers at the school shall be entitled to vote in an election of staff governors.'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

197

Clause     19,     page     12,     line     37,     leave out subsections (2) to (5) and insert—

    '(2)   Any person responsible for the making, revising or variation of an instrument of government shall have regard to any guidance given from time to time by (in relation to England) the Secretary of State or (in relation to Wales) the National Assembly for Wales.'.

 
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