New Clause 9 — Requirement to achieve specified standard: suppliers of careers guidance

Planning (Grade 1 Agricultural Land Protection) – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 11th May 2011.

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‘(1) EA 2002 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 29 (additional functions of governing body), after subsection (5) insert—

“(6) The governing body and head teacher of a maintained school shall comply with any standards prescribed by the Secretary of State in securing that all relevant registered pupils at the school are provided with independent careers guidance under section 42A (Provision of careers guidance in schools in England) of the Education Act 1997 including the opportunity for pupils to meet at the premises of the school the person providing independent careers guidance.”.’.—(Mr Iain Wright.)

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

The House divided:

Ayes 212, Noes 304.

Division number 269

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Question accordingly negatived.