Childcare Bill — 12 Jun 2006 at 18:44
The Bishop of Chelmsford was absent
<[i>Amendments Nos. 20 and 21 not moved.]
Clause 18 <[i>Meaning of childcare]:
<[i>Amendments Nos. 22 and 23 not moved.]
Clause 22 <[i>Duty to secure sufficient childcare for working parents]:
<[i>Amendment No. 24 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 25:
Page 11, line 31, leave out subsection (5) and insert-
"(5) Except in relation to a disabled child, this section does not apply in relation to childcare for a child on or after the 1st September next following the date on which he attains the age of 14."
On Question, amendment agreed to.
Clause 27 <[i>Duty to provide information, advice and assistance]:
moved Amendments Nos. 26 to 28:
Page 13, line 13, at end insert-
"( ) In prescribing information for the purpose of subsection (2), the Assembly must have regard to the needs of the parents of disabled children or young persons for information relating to-
(a) the provision of childcare which is suitable for disabled children, and
(b) other services or facilities, or publications, which may be of particular benefit to the parents of disabled children or young persons or to disabled children or young persons."
Page 13, line 14, leave out "also" and insert ", in addition to providing information which it is required to provide under subsection (2),"
Page 13, line 25, at end insert-
"( ) For the purposes of this section, a child or young person is disabled if he has a disability for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)."
On Question, amendments agreed to.
Clause 33 <[i>Requirement to register: early years childminders]:
<[i>Amendment No. 29 not moved.]
Clause 41 <[i>The learning and development requirements]:
moved Amendment No. 30:
Page 20, line 22, leave out "be taught to" and insert "support the learning and development of"
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 30) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 124; Not-Contents, 130.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||77 (+1 tell)||37.0%|
|Lab||125 (+2 tell)||1||60.1%|
|Crossbench||3||15 (+1 tell)||10.6%|
|Baroness Massey of Darwen||Lab||aye|