moved Amendment No. 26:
After Clause 64, insert the following new clause—
After section 85A of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31) there is inserted—
"85B FUNCTIONS OF ADMISSION FORUMS IN RELATION TO ACADEMIES
(1) Regulations may authorise or require an admission forum established by a local education authority under section 85A to give advice to the governing body of any Academy in the authority's area on any matter corresponding to a matter prescribed under subsection (1)(b) of that section.
(2) The governing body of an Academy shall have regard, in conducting the Academy, to any relevant advice given to them by an admission forum by virtue of subsection (1).""