Schedule 6

– in a Public Bill Committee at 12:45 pm on 24th March 2009.

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dissolution of the Learning and Skills Council for England: Minor and consequential amendments

Amendment made: 422, in schedule 6, page 171, line 5, at end insert—

‘Education Act 2005 (c. 18)

In section 108 of the Education Act 2005 (supply of information: education maintenance allowances), in subsection (3)—

(a) in paragraph (b) for “Learning and Skills Council for England” substitute “Chief Executive of Skills Funding”;

(b) after paragraph (b) insert—

“(ba) the Young People’s Learning Agency for England;”;

(c) in paragraph (f) for the words from “the Secretary of State” to the end substitute “a person within paragraphs (a) to (e)”.’.—(Jim Knight.)

This amendment will allow information held for tax and tax credit purposes or social security purposes to be supplied to the Chief Executive of Skills Funding and the Young People’s Learning Agency (in place of the Learning and Skills Council) for purposes relating to eligibility for education maintenance allowance.

Schedule 6, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 121 ordered to stand part of the Bill.