Amendments proposed to the Education Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Stephen Timms

569

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)

      In section 46(3) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (fare-paying passengers on school buses), for the definition of "free school transport" there is substituted—

      ""free school transport" means transport provided by a local education authority free of charge—

          (a) in pursuance of arrangements under section 509(1) or (1A) or section 509AA(7)(b) or (9)(a) of the Education Act 1996, or

          (b) otherwise, in the exercise of any function of the authority,

           for the purpose of facilitating the attendance of persons receiving education or training at any premises;".'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms

311

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Education Act 1986 (c. 40)

      In section 1(1) of the Education Act 1986 (payment of grant) for "either of them" there is substituted "that body".'

   

Mr Stephen Timms

312

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

      In section 124(1)(ba) of the Education Reform Act 1988 (power of higher education corporation to provide secondary education) for "to persons who would, if they were pupils at a school, be in the fourth key stage" there is substituted "suitable to the requirements of persons who have attained the age of fourteeen years".'

   

Mr Stephen Timms

313

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

      In paragraph 15 of Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (tribunals under general supervision of Council on Tribunals) for paragraphs (b) and (c) there is substituted—

                "(b)    exclusion appeal panels constituted in accordance with regulations under section 49 of the Education Act 2002;

                (c)   admission appeal panels constituted in accordance with regulations under section 94(5) or 95(3) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;".'

   

Mr Stephen Timms

392

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Building Act 1984 (c.55)

      In section 4 of the Building Act 1984 (exemption of educational buildings from building regulations), for subsection (1)(a)(ii) there is substituted—

                "(ii)   particulars submitted and approved under regulations made under section 544 of the Education Act 1996,".'.

   

Mr Stephen Timms

393

Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

      'Children Act 1989 (c.14)

      In Schedule 9A to the Children Act 1989 (child minding and day care for young children), for paragraph 4(2)(b) there is substituted—

          "(b) he is subject to a direction under section 138 of the Education Act 2002, given on the grounds that he is unsuitable to work with children;".'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      394

      Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

          'Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43)

          In section 98(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (definition of "educational institution"), paragraph (c)(ii) is omitted.'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      424

      Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     38,     at end insert—

          'Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983 (c.40)

          In section 1 of the Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983 (fees at further and higher education institutions), subsection (6) is omitted.'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      314

      Schedule     21,     page     184,     line     39,     at end insert—

          In section 18(1)(aa) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (power of further education corporation to provide secondary education) for "to persons who would, if they were pupils at a school, be in the fourth key stage" there is substituted "suitable to the requirements of persons who have attained the age of fourteeen years".'

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      395

      Schedule     21,     page     185,     line     6,     at end insert—

         '3A In section 26 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (transfer of staff to further education corporation), subsection (9) is omitted.

          3B In section 37 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (net expenditure of institution about to join further education sector), the following provisions are omitted—

                (a)   subsection (1)(b) and the word "or" immediately preceding it,

                (b)   subsection (8)(a), and

                (c)   subsection (9).'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      396

      Schedule     21,     page     185,     line     10,     at end insert—

         '4A In section 43 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (remuneration of employees in educational institutions), for subsection (3) there is substituted—

              "(3)   This section does not apply to remuneration determined in accordance with an order under section 118 of the Education Act 2002 (determination of school teachers' pay and conditions).".

         4B Section 48 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (transfer of institution to further education sector) shall cease to have effect.'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      483

      Schedule     21,     page     185,     line     10,     at end insert—

        '4C (1) Section 52A of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (duty to safeguard pupils receiving secondary education) is amended as follows.

        (2) In subsection (1)—

                (a)    for "persons who would, if they were pupils at a school, be in the fourth key stage" there is substituted "persons of compulsory school age", and

                (b)   in paragraph (a), for "in pursuance of arrangements falling within section 18(1)(aa) of this Act" there is substituted "by virtue of section 18(1)(aa) or (ab) of this Act".

        (3) In subsection (2) for "such pupils" there is substituted "persons of compulsory school age".'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      397

      Schedule     21,     page     185,     line     20,     at end insert—

         In section 14 of the Education Act 1994 (qualification of teachers, &c.), subsections (1), (3) and (4) are omitted.'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      315

      Schedule     21,     page     185,     leave out line 30 and insert—

         '(1) Section 28L of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (exclusions) is amended as follows.

        (2) In subsections (2)(a) and (5)(a) for "section 67(1) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998" there is substituted "section 49 of the Education Act 2002".

        (3) In'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      567

      Schedule     21,     page     186,     line     14,     at end insert—

        '(1) Section 3 of the Education Act 1996 (definition of pupil etc) is amended as follows.

        (2)  After subsection (1) there is inserted—

              "(1A)   A person is not for the purposes of this Act to be treated as a pupil at a school merely because any education is provided for him at the school in the exercise of the powers conferred by section 25 of the Education Act 2002 (power of governing body of maintained school to provide community facilities etc.)."

        (3) In subsection (3) for "Subsection (1) also applies" there is substituted "Subsections (1) and (1A) also apply".'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      316

      Schedule     21,     page     187,     line     21,     at end insert—

          'In section 402 of the Education Act 1996 (obligation to enter pupils for public examinations) in subsection (6), for "and" at the end of paragraph (a) there is substituted—

              "(aa) "assessment arrangements" and "fourth key stage"—

              (i)   in relation to a school maintained by a local education authority in England, have the same meaning as in Part 6 of the Education Act 2002 (the curriculum in England), and

              (ii)   in relation to a school maintained by a local education authority in Wales, have the same meaning as in Part 7 of that Act (the curriculum in Wales); and".'

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      317

      Schedule     21,     page     187,     line     39,     after 'State' insert 'and'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      318

      Schedule     21,     page     187,     line     41,     leave out 'voluntary school' and insert 'by the authority'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      286

      Schedule     21,     page     188,     line     35,     at end insert—

         '33A In section 533 of the Education Act 1996 (c.56) (duties of governing bodies with respect to provision of school meals etc), for subsection (3)(b) and (c) there is substituted "and

              (b) charge every person the same price for the same quantity of the same item.".'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      398

      Schedule     21,     page     188,     line     35,     at end insert—

         '33A In section 545 of the Education Act 1996 (exemption of educational buildings from building byelaws), in subsection (2)(a) the words "or section 218(7) of the Education Reform Act 1988" are omitted.

         33B In section 578 of the Education Act 1996 (meaning of "the Education Acts"), the reference to the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Act 1991 is omitted.'.

         

      Mr Stephen Timms

      319

      Schedule     21,     page     189,     line     9,     after '(4B)(a),' there is inserted—

                '(a)    after "foundation special school" there is inserted " or maintained nursery school", and

                (b)'.   

 
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