Education Bill — Abolish Independent Appeals Panels — rejected — 24 Feb 2005 at 11:00
The majority Not-Contents defeated an amendment to the Education Bill. The amendment would have abolished independent appeals panels which allowed parents to appeal against the exclusion of their child from a school. However, the amendment was defeated.
The main aims of the Education Bill 2005 were to:
- Change the way schools are inspected by OFSTED
- Change the role of the Teacher Training Agency
- Introduce three-year budgets for schools
-  Lord Hanningfield, House of Lords, 24 February 2005
-  Wikipedia entry, Retrieved on 2010-01-31
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