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Amendments to the Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.]

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
[As an amendment to the amendment to substitute
Clause 14 on sheet HL Bill 36(c)
]
 
     Line 6, at end insert--
    ("(  )  between persons of different sexual orientation,
    (  )  between persons of all ages, and
    (  )  between persons of all religions.")
 
  
After Clause 19
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In exercising its functions a local council must have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity--
    (a)  between persons of different racial groups;
    (b)  between men and women;
    (c)  between persons who are disabled and persons who are not;
    (d)  between persons of different sexual orientation;
    (e)  between persons of all ages; and
    (f)  between persons of all religions.
    (2)  As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of each financial year of a local council it must publish a report containing--
    (a)  a statement of the arrangements made under subsection (1) and having effect in the year;
    (b)  an assessment of how effective the arrangements were in promoting equality of opportunity.
    (3)  The report must also contain a statement of the arrangements which a local council has made, or proposes to make, under subsection (1) in respect of the financial year immediately following that referred to in subsection (2).
 
    (4)  A local council must send a copy of the report to the learning and skills council.
Equality of opportunity.
     (5)  Racial group" has the same meaning as in the Race Relations Act 1976.1976 c. 74.
     (6)  Disabled persons are persons who are disabled for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.")1995 c. 50.
  
After Clause 20
 
  
BY THE LORD BAKER OF DORKING
THE BARONESS DARCY DE KNAYTH
THE BARONESS DAVID
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Each local council must secure transport for those learners assessed under arrangements established under section 113 of this Act as requiring transport in order to access provision funded by the council.")Transport for persons with learning difficulties.
  
Clause 22
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
     Page 9, line 23, at end insert--
    ("(  )  a statement of the training and skills needs of the labour market of the local council's area;")
 
  
Clause 30
 
  
BY THE LORD ROBERTS OF CONWY
 
     Page 12, line 19, leave out ("not less than 10 and not more than 12") and insert ("up to 16") 
  
Clause 42
 
  
BY THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD
THE LORD THOMAS OF GRESFORD
[As an amendment to the amendment to substitute
Clause 42 on sheet HL Bill 36(c)
]
 
     Line 6, at end insert--
    ("(  )  between persons of different sexual orientation,
    (  )  between persons of all ages, and
    (  )  between persons of all religions.")
 
  
Clause 55
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
     Page 22, line 42, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In respect of education and training provided by an employer in the workplace, the right of entry may be exercised only if the employer has been given reasonable notice in writing.")
 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
 
     Page 28, line 24, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The common set of principles shall cater for the different types of learning, including workplace learning and training.")
 
     Page 28, line 25, leave out ("they") and insert ("the Inspectorate and Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England") 
  
Clause 102
 
  
BY THE BARONESS BLATCH
THE BARONESS SECCOMBE
 
     Leave out Clause 102 
 
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