Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 35A — 21 Oct 2021 at 13:00

Moved by Lord Baker of Dorking

35A: After Clause 13, insert the following new Clause-“Amendments to section 42B of the Education Act 1997(1) Section 42B of the Education Act 1997 is amended as follows.(2) After subsection (1) insert-“(1A) In complying with subsection (1), the proprietor must give a representative range of education and training providers (including, where reasonably practicable, a university technical college) access to registered pupils on at least three occasions during each of the first, second and third key phase of their education.”(3) After subsection (2) insert-“(2A) The proprietor of a school in England within subsection (2) must-(a) ensure that each registered pupil meets, during both the first and second key phase of their education, with a representative range of education and training providers to whom access is given, and(b) ask providers to whom access is given to provide information that includes the following-(i) information about the provider and the approved technical education qualifications or apprenticeships that the provider offers,(ii) information about the careers to which those technical education qualifications or apprenticeships might lead,(iii) a description of what learning or training with the provider is like, and(iv) responses to questions from the pupils about the provider or technical education qualifications and apprenticeships.(2B) Access given under subsection (1) must be for a reasonable period of time during the standard school day.”(4) After subsection (5)(a), insert-“(aa) a requirement to provide access to a representative range of education and training providers to include where practicable a university technical college;”(5) In subsection (5)(c), after “access” insert “and the times at which the access is to be given;”(6) After subsection (5)(c), insert-“(d) an explanation of how the proprietor proposes to comply with the obligations imposed under subsection (2A).”(7) After subsection (9), insert-“(9A) For the purposes of this section-(a) the first key phase of a pupil’s education is the period-(i) beginning at the same time as the school year in which the majority of pupils in the pupil’s class attain the age of 13, and(ii) ending with 28 February in the following school year;(b) the second key phase of a pupil’s education is the period-(i) beginning at the same time as the school year in which the majority of pupils in the pupil’s class attain the age of 15, and (ii) ending with 28 February in the following school year;(c) the third key phase of a pupil’s education is the period-(i) beginning at the same time as the school year in which the majority of pupils in the pupil’s class attain the age of 17, and(ii) ending with 28 February in the following school year.””Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment will ensure that Section 2 of the Technical and Further Education Act 2017, commonly known as the Baker Clause, is legally enforceable.

Ayes 180, Noes 130.

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Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 13.4%
Con4 10436.4%
Crossbench17 29.4%
DUP3 060.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Judge1 06.7%
Lab80 035.6%
LDem57 254.6%
Non-affiliated3 09.4%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:167 11030.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Baker of DorkingConaye
Lord Lucas Con (front bench)aye
Lord Tugendhat Con (front bench)aye
The Duke of WellingtonConaye
Lord Hogan-Howe Crossbench (front bench)no
The Earl of KinnoullCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Falkner of MargravineLDemno
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDemno

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