Education Bill — 26 Jun 2002 at 16:59
[Amendment No. 107 not moved.]
moved Amendment No. 108:
After Clause 67, insert the following new clause-
"MAINTENANCE, EXPANSION AND FUNDING OF SCHOOL SIXTH-FORMS
After section 113 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) (inadequate sixth-forms) there is inserted-
"113A MAINTENANCE, EXPANSION AND FUNDING OF SCHOOL SIXTH-FORMS
(1) Where the Learning and Skills Council for England proposes a change in sixth-form provision, there shall be a presumption that a school sixth-form will not be closed where the governing body of the school proposes that it should continue and believes that it contributes to the success of the school as a whole.
(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply if an inspection has shown that education for those above compulsory school age is of an unacceptable standard.
(3) A maintained school which provides education for pupils above compulsory school age but below the age of nineteen may submit proposals to the relevant authority to increase the number of sixth-form places, and the relevant authority shall provide funding for those places at the same rate per capita as for the existing places, provided that the schools can demonstrate sufficient demand for those places.""
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 108) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 130; Not-Contents, 132.
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||88 (+1 tell)||40.3%|
|Lab||123 (+2 tell)||0||65.1%|
|LDem||0||26 (+1 tell)||40.9%|
|Lord Alton of Liverpool||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Bhatia||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord May of Oxford||Crossbench||no|