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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

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

  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
     Page 69, line 33, leave out ("5") and insert ("5B") 
     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") 
     Page 70, line 10, leave out ("the School Inspections Act 1996") and insert ("that Act") 
     Page 70, line 17, leave out ("or a report under paragraph 3 of this Schedule") 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
     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
 
     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.")
 
     Page 70, line 39, leave out ("10") and insert (10B") 
     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") 
     Page 71, line 13, leave out ("the School Inspections Act 1996") and insert ("that Act") 
     Page 71, line 20, leave out ("or a report under paragraph 8 of this Schedule") 
     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
 
     Page 71, leave out lines 41 to 44 
     Page 72, line 16, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
     Page 72, line 20, after ("to") insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and") 
     Page 72, line 41, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
     Page 72, line 46, after ("to") insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and") 
     Page 73, line 15, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
     Page 73, line 20, at end insert ("and the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned") 
     Page 73, line 38, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
     Page 73, line 43, at end insert ("and the governing body or head teacher of the school concerned.") 
     Page 74, line 44, after ("issued") insert ("or assurances given") 
     Page 75, line 3, leave out ("such") and insert ("the governing body and head teacher of the school concerned and such other") 
     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 NORTHBOURNE
 
     Page 43, line 38, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
     Page 43, line 40, at end insert ("or the promotion of social inclusion") 
     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.")
 
     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 103
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
     Page 46, line 32, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In publishing a report on an inspection under this section, the Inspector may draw attention to the adequacy or otherwise, in his opinion, of the funding provided by the Secretary of State or others to the institution or person providing the service.")
 
  
Clause 106
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTHBOURNE
 
     Page 47, line 37, leave out ("may provide") and insert ("shall secure adequate provision of ") 
  
After Clause 109
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The governors of an institution incorporated under section 15 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 or under section 112 of this Act shall not incur any personal liability in respect of anything done reasonably and in good faith in the exercise or purported exercise of their powers under section 18 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 as amended by this Act.")Governors' liability.
  
Schedule 8
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLACKSTONE
 
     Page 81, line 34, leave out paragraph 30 and insert--
 
    ("30. In section 16 of that Act (destination of reports) after subsection (4) insert--
        (5)  Subsection (6) applies to a report of an inspection of a school falling within section 11(2) if--
      (a)  the inspection was a section 10 inspection or was carried out by a member of the Inspectorate, and
      (b)  the school provides full-time education suitable to the requirements of pupils over compulsory school age.
        (6)  The person making the report shall send a copy (together with a copy of the summary, if there is one) to--
      (a)  the Learning and Skills Council for England, if the school is in England, or
      (b)  the National Council for Education and Training for Wales, if the school is in Wales."")
 
     Page 82, line 9, at end insert--
 
    (". In section 15 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (intervention by LEA) after subsection (6) insert--
        (7)  For the purposes of this section a report of an inspection under section 62 or 79 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 shall be treated as a report of an inspection under Part I of the School Inspections Act 1996."")
 
     Page 82, line 10, leave out ("the School Standards and Framework Act 1998") and insert ("that Act") 
 
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