Education administration: transfer schemes

Part of Technical and Further Education Bill – in the House of Commons at 8:45 pm on 9th January 2017.

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Amendment proposed: 22, page 30, line 39, at end insert—

“3A The education administrator may not transfer assets of any further education body to a for-profit private company where he or she considers that more than half of the funding of the acquisition of the asset came from public funds.”—(Gordon Marsden.)

This amendment would ensure further education bodies with a track record of accruing assets publicly, could not be transferred to a for-profit private company.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 183, Noes 278.