School Standards and Framework Bill — Functions of Education Action Forum — 11 Mar 1998
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted in the minority (Aye).
Amendment made: No. 85, in page 11, line 13, at end insert--
'(3A) Regulations may, in relation to the discharge by an Education Action Forum of any function of a governing body under sections 52 and 55(1) to (3), Schedule 16 or paragraph 26 of Schedule 17, make any such provision as may be made by an order under section 73 (application of employment law during financial delegation).'.-- [Mr. Byers.]
Amendment proposed: No. 88, in page 11, line 13, at end insert--
'(3A) In discharging any function transferred to it under the provisions of subsection (2) of this section an Education Action Forum may enter a contract for the performance of that function with any party, whether from the public or private sector, who, in the opinion of the Education Action Forum, is a fit and proper party to discharge the function or functions covered by the contract.
(3B) Any party with whom the Education Action Forum enters a contract under the terms of subsection (3A) of this section (hereinafter referred to as "the contractor") shall be responsible for delivering the service defined in the contract with the Education Action Forum to the standard defined in the said contract and shall be permitted to acquire, employ, and manage, on terms to be determined by the contractor, such equipment, staff and other resources as he believes to be necessary to perform the duties defined in the contract.'.-- [Mr. Dorrell.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:--
The House divided: Ayes 128, Noes 328.
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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||126 (+2 tell)||0||79.0%|
|Lab||285 (+2 tell)||0||0||68.8%|