Amendment 6

Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) – in the House of Lords at 4:15 pm on 12 October 2021.

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Baroness Barran:

Moved by Baroness Barran

6: Clause 1, page 2, line 20, at end insert—“(5A) The Secretary of State may approve and publish a local skills improvement plan only if satisfied that in the development of the plan due consideration was given to, amongst other things, the skills, capabilities or expertise required in relation to jobs that directly contribute to, or indirectly support, the following—(a) compliance with the duty imposed by section 1 of the Climate Change Act 2008 (UK net zero emissions target),(b) adaptation to climate change, or(c) meeting other environmental goals (such as restoration or enhancement of the natural environment).” Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment ensures that jobs relating to climate change and other environmental goals are considered in the development of local skills improvement plans.

Amendment 6 agreed.

Amendment 7 not moved.