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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Local Government Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE BARONESS YOUNG
THE LADY SALTOUN OF ABERNETHY
 
     Leave out Clause 68 and insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 (prohibition on promoting homosexuality by teaching or by publishing material), at the end of subsection (2) there is inserted--
    ; or
    (b)  prevent the headteacher or governing body of a maintained school, or a teacher employed by a maintained school, from taking steps to prevent any form of bullying".")
Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying.
  
After Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD BRIGHTMAN
THE LORD QUIRK
THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
THE LORD MORAN
[In substitution for the amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 9(e)]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Subject to the general principle set out in section 1(a) of the Family Law Act 1996, a local authority shall not encourage, or publish material intended to encourage, the adoption of any particular sexual life style.
 
    (2)  The prohibition in subsection (1) applies to teaching in any educational establishment maintained by a local authority.
 
    (3)  This section does not prohibit the provision for young persons of sex education or counselling services on sexual behaviour and associated health risks.")
 
   
 
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