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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 15th January 2002

STANDING COMMITTEE G


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

EDUCATION BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Orders of the Committee [11th, 13th and 18th December and 10th January].

   

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

476

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     9,     after 'may', insert ', and where section [Parents' Demand for Additional Schools or Academies] applies, shall'.

   

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

467

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(2)   (a) An application may be made to the Secretary of State by the governing body of any maintained school seeking to become an academy.

       (b) The Secretary of State shall have powers by order to give effect to an application under subsection (2)(a).'.

   

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

464

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     20,     after 'agreement', insert 'these subject areas may include English, mathematics or any other core subjects'.

   

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

465

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     21,     after 'abilities', insert 'but not necessarily the whole ability range'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

409

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     23,     at end insert—

      '(c) is likely, in the opinion of the local education authority in whose area the school is to be situated and in the opinion of any other local education authority in whose area a significant proportion of the pupils at the school is likely to be resident, to make a significant contribution to the raising of educational standards achieved by children in that or those areas.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

415

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     25,     leave out 'consult' and insert 'seek the consent of'.

   

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

466

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     36,     62 (4) (a) insert 'unless this is contrary to an order under section 2 (1) (a)'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

416

Clause     62,     page     42,     line     38     after 'school' insert—

    '( )   compliance with the duties imposed on the governing bodies of maintained schools'.


   

Mr Stephen Timms

273

Page     43,     line     15,     leave out Clause 64.


   

Mr Stephen Timms

285

Schedule     7,     page     150,     leave out line 23.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

418

Page     143,     line     23     leave out Schedule 7.


   

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

477

Clause     66,     page     43,     line     31,     after 'may' insert ', and where section [Parents' Demand for Additional Schools or Academies] applies, shall'.

   

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

472

Clause     66,     page     43,     line     31,     leave out 'with the approval of the Secretary of State'.

   

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

474

Clause     66,     page     43,     line     41,     after 'school', insert 'or identify an area or areas which the school shall serve (in which case subsection (bb) shall apply'.

   

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

473

Clause     66,     page     43,     line     41,     at end insert—

      '(bb) specify a proposed site or sites for the school,'.

   

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

478

Clause     66,     page     44,     line     13,     after 'may', insert ', and where section [Parents' Demand for Additional Schools or Academies] applies, shall'.

   

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

475

Clause     66,     page     44,     line     15,     after 'school', insert ', in which case subsection (c) will apply;

      (c) shall publish their estimate of the capital and running costs of the school.'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

419

Clause     66,     page     44,     leave out line 29 to 31 and insert—

    '( )   Regulations shall provide for the School Organisation Committee to determine the school to be established.'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

410

Clause     67,     page     44,     leave out lines 45 and 46.

   

Mr Stephen Timms

274

Clause     67,     page     45,     line     30,     leave out '30' and insert '31'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms

275

Clause     67,     page     45,     line     36,     leave out 'subsection (3)(b) of'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

411

Clause     68,     page     46,     line     23,     leave out 'and submitted to the relevant authority, which shall' and insert 'sent to the school organisation committee for the area or areas in which the school or schools in relation to which the proposals are made are situated, and submitted to the relevant authority, which shall, after consulting with such school organisation committee or committees and such other bodies as may be prescribed by regulations made under subsection (8).'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

120

Clause     68,     page     46,     line     36,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

420

Clause     68,     page     46,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '( )   the need to consult the LEA and any affected maintained schoold prior to publication of the proposals:'.


   

Mr Phil Willis
Mr David Laws

421

Clause     69,     page     47,     line     30     at end insert 'following consultation with the authority'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

235

Clause     71,     page     48,     line     6,     after 'effect', insert—

    '(2)   Sections 104 to 109 of the School Standards and Framework Act shall cease to have effect.'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

470

Clause     72,     page     48,     line     42,     at end insert ' "is religious education", in relation to maintained nursery schools or the provision of funded nursery education otherwise than at a maintained school or maintained nursery school, means—

      (a) (in maintained nursery schools) such elements of the local agreed syllabus as are appropriate to its pupils' age, ability and aptitude, and

      (b) (in relation to funded nursery education otherwise than at a maintained school or maintained nursery school) such education about the religion prevalent among the pupils' receiving funded nursery education as the provider considers appropriate to those pupils' religious heritage (or, where there is no majority, the Christian religion), and to their age, ability and aptitude.'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

471

Clause     93,     page     61,     line     11,     at end insert ' "religious education", in relation to maintained nursery schools or the provision of funded nursery education otherwise than at a maintained school or maintained nursery school, means—

      (c) (in maintained nursery schools) such elements of the local agreed syllabus as are appropriate to its pupils age, ability and aptitude, and

      (d) (in relation to funded nursery education otherwise than at a maintained school or maintained nursery school) such education about the religion prevalent among the pupils' receiving funded nursery education as the provider considers appropriate to those pupils' religious heritage (or, where there is no majority, the Christian religion), and to their age, ability and aptitude.'.


   

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

480

Clause     74,     page     49,     line     29,     leave out 'adult' and insert 'later'.

   

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

479

Clause     74,     page     49,     line     37,     leave out 'adult' and insert'later'.


   

Mr Andrew Turner

468

Clause     75,     page     50,     line     18,     leave out from beginning to 'functions' in line 20.


   

Mr Stephen Timms

412

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     3,     leave out '342(6) of the Education Act 1996 (c.56)' and insert '71(7) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c.31)'.

 
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