Clause 2 - Designation of employer representative bodies

Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 9:11 pm on 21st February 2022.

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  • Division number 188
    A majority of MPs voted not require the consent of the relevant local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and, where relevant, Mayoral Combined Authority before a body is designated the employer representative body for an area and given a role in developing the local skills improvement plan which public post-16 technical education or training providers would be required to have regard to.

Amendment proposed: 14, page 3, line 15, after “England” insert

“with the consent of the relevant local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and, where relevant, Mayoral Combined Authority”.—(Mr Perkins.)

This amendment provides for local authorities to give consent in the designation of employer representative bodies, to ensure employer representative bodies are representative of the areas they cover.

Division number 188 Skills and Post-16 Education Bill — Clause 2 — Designation of Employer Representative Bodies

A majority of MPs voted not require the consent of the relevant local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and, where relevant, Mayoral Combined Authority before a body is designated the employer representative body for an area and given a role in developing the local skills improvement plan which public post-16 technical education or training providers would be required to have regard to.

Aye: 154 MPs

No: 296 MPs

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Absent: 195 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 154, Noes 298.

Question accordingly negatived.