HL Deb 23 June 1998 vol 591 cc134-5

30 Clause 16, page 9, line 30, leave out ("a school") and insert—

  1. ("(a) a relevant school, or
  2. (b) in such circumstances as may be prescribed, an independent school.").

31 Page 9, line 33, at end insert—

32 Page 9, line 40, leave out from ("decide") to end of line 43 and insert ("whether a person—

33 Page 9, line 45, leave out ("on the matters referred to in paragraph (d)") and insert ("as to whether a person has achieved the standards mentioned in paragraph (c)").

34 Page 10, leave out lines 1 and 2.

35 Page 10, line 5, at end insert—

36 Page 10, line 9, at end insert— ("(3A) Regulations under this section shall include provision conferring on a person aggrieved by a decision under subsection (2)(d) a right to appeal against the decision to one of the following, namely—

  1. (a) the Secretary of State, or
  2. (b) the Council or the General Teaching Council for Wales;
and any decision made on such an appeal shall be final.

(3B) Regulations made in pursuance of subsection (3A) may make provision for, or for the determination in accordance with the regulations of, such matters relating to such appeals as the Secretary of State considers necessary or expedient.").

37 Page 10, line 10, after second ("body") insert ("(including a local education authority)").

38 Page 10, line 11, after ("by") insert (", or determined by the Secretary of State in accordance with.").

39 Page 10, line 11, at end insert ("; and such regulations may provide for an appropriate body which is not a local education authority to include a representative of such an authority.").

40 Page 10, line 15, at end insert— ("(5A) Regulations may provide for references to "eligible expenditure" in section 484 of the Education Act 1996 (education standards grants) to include such expenditure incurred by local education authorities in consequence of any regulations made by virtue of subsection (1) or (2) as may be prescribed.").

41 Page 10, line 15, at end insert— ("(5B) Where, in accordance with a requirement imposed by virtue of subsection (2)(h)(ii), a teacher employed at a school maintained by a local education authority—

  1. (a) continues to be employed at the school, but
  2. (b) is not undertaking his normal teaching duties there,
any costs incurred by the local education authority in respect of the teacher's emoluments shall not be met from the school's budget share for any financial year except in so far as the authority have good reason for deducting those costs, or any part of those costs, from that share.

Nothing in this subsection applies to a maintained school at any time when the school does not have a delegated budget.").

42 Page 10, leave out lines 17 to 19 and insert— ("(aa) any reference to a school's budget share or to its not having a delegated budget has the same meaning as in Part II of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, and").

43 Page 10, line 20, leave out first ("schools") and insert (""relevant schools"").

44 Page 10, line 20, leave out ("subsection (12) of that section") and insert ("section 218(12) of the Education Reform Act 1988").

45 Page 10, line 21, at end insert ("and (c) "independent school" has the same meaning as in the Education Act 1996.").

Lord Whitty

My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 30 to 45.

Moved, That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 30 to 45.—(Lord Whitty.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.