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Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to the Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

 The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the instruction of 27th January 2000, as follows-- 
 Clause 98
Schedule 7
Clauses 99 to 113
Schedule 8
Clauses 114 and 115
Schedule 9
Clauses 116 to 118
 
 [Amendments marked * are new or have been altered] 
Amendment
No.
 
  
Clause 98
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
209     Page 43, line 34, leave out ("(inadequate sixth-forms)") and insert ("(sixth-form centres)") 
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
210     Page 69, line 32, leave out paragraphs 1 to 5 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
210A     Page 69, line 33, leave out ("5") and insert ("5B") 
210B     Page 70, line 9, leave out ("in the same way as") and insert ("for all purposes of this Schedule and the School Inspections Act 1996 as if it were") 
210C     Page 70, line 10, leave out ("the School Inspections Act 1996") and insert ("that Act") 
210D     Page 70, line 17, leave out ("or a report under paragraph 3 of this Schedule") 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
210E     Page 70, line 26, at end insert--
 
    ("(3)  Sub-paragraph (2)(b) above shall not apply where a report is made within six months of the previous report.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
210F     Page 70, line 37, at end insert--
 
    ("5A.--(1) This paragraph applies to a report of an inspection under Part I of the School Inspections Act 1996 which--
    (a)  states an opinion that a school has an inadequate sixth-form, and
    (b)  is made by a member of the Inspectorate or states that the Chief Inspector agrees with the opinion mentioned in paragraph (a).
    (2)  The person making a report to which this paragraph applies shall send a copy (together with a copy of the summary, if there is one)--
    (a)  to the Secretary of State or, in the case of a school in Wales, the National Assembly for Wales, and
    (b)  if the person making the report is a member of the Inspectorate, to the appropriate authority for the school.
    (3)  The following provisions of the School Inspections Act 1996 shall apply (with the necessary modifications) in relation to a report to which this paragraph applies--
    (a)  section 16(3) (additional copies);
    (b)  section 16(4) (publication by appropriate authority);
    (c)  section 17 (action plan by appropriate authority);
    (d)  where the local education authority receives a copy of a report about a school the governing body of which have a delegated budget, section 18(2) and (3) (measures by local education authority).
    (4)  In the application of those provisions--
    (a)  a reference to a report and summary shall be taken as a reference to a report and, if there is one, its summary, and
    (b)  a reference to a summary alone shall be taken, in a case where there is no summary, as a reference to the report.
    5B. Section 13(2) to (7) of the School Inspections Act 1996 (inspections by registered inspectors) shall apply, with the necessary modifications, where the inspector is of the opinion that a school has an inadequate sixth-form as it applies where he is of the opinion that special measures are required to be taken in relation to a school.")
 
210G     Page 70, line 39, leave out ("10") and insert (10B") 
210H     Page 71, line 12, leave out ("in the same way as") and insert ("for all purposes of this Schedule and the School Inspections Act 1996 as if it were") 
210J     Page 71, line 13, leave out ("the School Inspections Act 1996") and insert ("that Act") 
210K     Page 71, line 20, leave out ("or a report under paragraph 8 of this Schedule") 
210L     Page 71, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("10A.--(1) This paragraph applies to a report of an inspection under Part I the School Inspections Act 1996 which--
    (a)  states an opinion that a school has significant weaknesses in one or more areas of its activities, and
    (b)  is made by a member of the Inspectorate or states that the Chief Inspector agrees with the opinion mentioned in paragraph (a).
    (2)  The person making a report to which this paragraph applies shall send a copy (together with a copy of the summary, if there is one)--
    (a)  to the Secretary of State or, in the case of a school in Wales, the National Assembly for Wales, and
    (b)  if the person making the report is a member of the Inspectorate, to the appropriate authority for the school.
    (3)  The following provisions of the School Inspections Act 1996 shall apply (with the necessary modifications) in relation to a report to which this paragraph applies--
    (a)  section 16(3) (additional copies);
    (b)  section 16(4) (publication by appropriate authority);
    (c)  section 17 (action plan by appropriate authority);
    (d)  where the local education authority receives a copy of a report about a school the governing body of which have a delegated budget, section 18(2) and (3) (measures by local education authority).
    (4)  In the application of those provisions--
    (a)  a reference to a report and summary shall be taken as a reference to a report and, if there is one, its summary, and
    (b)  a reference to a summary alone shall be taken, in a case where there is no summary, as a reference to the report.
    10B. Section 13(2) to (7) of the School Inspections Act 1996 (inspections by registered inspectors) shall apply, with the necessary modifications, where the inspector is of the opinion that a school has significant weaknesses in one or more areas of its activities as it applies where he is of the opinion that special measures are required to be taken in relation to a school.")
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
210M     Page 71, leave out lines 41 to 44 
210N     Page 72, line 16, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
210P     Page 72, line 20, after ("to") insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and") 
210Q     Page 72, line 41, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
210R     Page 72, line 46, after ("to") insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and") 
210S     Page 73, line 15, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
210T     Page 73, line 20, at end insert ("and the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned") 
210U     Page 73, line 38, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
210V     Page 73, line 43, at end insert ("and the governing body or head teacher of the school concerned") 
210W     Page 74, line 44, after ("issued") insert ("or assurances given") 
210X     Page 75, line 3, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
211     Page 75, line 8, leave out sub-paragraph (5) and insert--
 
    ("(  )  A committee shall refer proposals to the adjudicator if--
    (a)  the committee votes on a decision in relation to the proposals,
    (b)  the decision is required to be unanimous by regulations under paragraph 5 of Schedule 4 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (school organisation committees), and
    (c)  the result of the vote is not unanimous.
    (  )  A committee shall also refer proposals to the adjudicator if--
    (a)  by the end of the prescribed period the committee has not determined what action to take in relation to the proposals, and
    (b)  the Council requests that the proposals be referred to the adjudicator.")
 
212     Page 75, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A committee shall also refer to the adjudicator a question of a kind referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b) if--
    (a)  the committee votes on the question,
    (b)  the decision is required to be unanimous by regulations under paragraph 5 of Schedule 4 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (school organisation committees), and
    (c)  the result of the vote is not unanimous.")
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
212A     Page 76, line 32, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
  
Clause 99
 
  
BY THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
 
213     Page 43, line 38, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  In its application to Wales this section is to have effect as if references to the Secretary of State were to the National Assembly.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
214     Page 43, line 38, leave out ("may") and insert ("must") 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
214A     Page 43, line 38, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
BY THE LORD BOARDMAN
 
215     Page 43, line 40, at end insert ("or employment") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS DAVID
 
216     Page 43, line 40, at end insert ("appropriate to their needs") 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
216A     Page 43, line 40, at end insert ("or the promotion of social inclusion") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
217     Page 44, line 1, leave out ("may") and insert ("must") 
  
BY THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE LORD ADDINGTON
THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS DAVID
 
218     Page 44, line 12, after second ("to") insert ("the promotion of equality of opportunity between disabled and non-disabled people in education, training, and all support services covering transition and to") 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
218A     Page 44, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In carrying out his functions under this section, the Secretary of State shall satisfy himself that any action he takes--
    (a)  does not adversely affect the quantity or quality of existing youth service provisions in the area;
    (b)  does not cause local authorities or local education authorities to withdraw or reduce current levels of funding to those providing youth services in their area.")
 
218B     Page 44, line 17, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In carrying out his functions under this section, the Secretary of State may--
    (a)  provide financial or other assistance to persons providing supported residential accommodation to young persons in education or training;
    (b)  provide financial or other assistance to persons providing mentoring or support and guidance to young people.")
 
  
Clause 100
 
  
BY THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
 
219     Page 44, line 18, at beginning insert--
 
    ("(  )  In its application to Wales this section is to have effect as if references to the Secretary of State were to the National Assembly.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS DAVID
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
220     Page 44, line 22, at end insert--
    ("(  )  a body providing services in pursuance of arrangements made or directions given under sections 8, 9 and 10 of the Employment and Training Act 1973,")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
221     Page 44, line 27, at end insert (", and
    (  )  a body providing services in pursuance of arrangements made or directions given under section 10 of the Employment and Training Act 1973")
 
  
BY THE LORD WADE OF CHORLTON
 
222     Page 44, line 27, at end insert (", and
    (  ) employers")
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
223     Page 44, line 29, after ("body") insert ("or other organisation involved in local learning partnerships") 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
224     Page 44, line 31, after ("consult,") insert--
    ("(  )  local learning partnerships,")
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
225     Page 44, line 32, after ("persons") insert ("or providers of education and training") 
 
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