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Bill documents — Technical and Further Education Bill 2016-17

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 88 (as introduced) | PDF version, 245KB 10.01.2017
Commons Bill 108 2016-17 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 254KB 02.12.2016
Commons Bill 82 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 255KB 27.10.2016

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 414KB) 06.12.2016

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Lords HL Bill 88 Explanatory Notes | PDF version, 304KB 10.01.2017
Commons Bill 82-EN 2016-17 | PDF version, 604KB 27.10.2016

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF, 402KB) 26.01.2017

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion 9 January 2017 (PDF, 84KB) 09.01.2017
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England and Wales Consent Motion 9 January 2017 09.01.2017
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 9 January 2017 (PDF, 41KB) 09.01.2017
Commons Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 20 December 2016 (PDF, 269KB) 21.12.2016
Commons Speaker's Certificate - 2 November 2016 (PDF, 45KB) 02.11.2016

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 88 Running list of amendments (PDF, 62KB) 17.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(h) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 58KB) 17.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(g) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 57KB) 16.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(f) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 70KB) 15.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(e) Amendment for Grand Committee (PDF, 50KB) 14.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(d) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 50KB) 13.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(c) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 71KB) 10.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 53KB) 03.02.2017
Lords HL Bill 88(a) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF, 59KB) 02.02.2017
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 9 January 2017 | PDF version, 157KB 09.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 January 2017 | PDF version, 150KB 06.01.2017
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 January 2017 | PDF version, 150KB 05.01.2017
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 157KB 01.12.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2016 | PDF version, 156KB 30.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 29 November 2016 | PDF version, 160KB 29.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 November 2016 | PDF version, 164KB 28.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2016 | PDF version, 160KB 25.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2016 | PDF version, 150KB 24.11.2016
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 151KB 23.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 149KB 22.11.2016

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 361KB) 09.01.2017
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 178KB) 30.11.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 181KB) 28.11.2016
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 179KB) 23.11.2016

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 January 2017 | PDF version, 128KB 10.01.2017
Commons All proceedings up to 1 December 2016 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 146KB 02.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 December 2016 | PDF version, 117KB 02.12.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 29 November 2016 | PDF version, 109KB 30.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 24 November 2016 | PDF version, 106KB 25.11.2016
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 November 2016 | PDF version, 105KB 23.11.2016

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Committee Stage Report 20.12.2016
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 09.11.2016

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Technical and Further Education Bill: schedule of meetings (PDF, 215KB) 21.11.2016
Commons Have your say on the Technical and Further Education Bill 15.11.2016

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Technical and Further Education Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 19.01.2017

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: Natspec (TFEB 15) 02.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: National Society of Apprentices (TFEB 16) 02.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Paul Milton (TFEB 17) 02.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Colleges (TFEB 12) 01.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Pearson (TFEB 13) 01.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Paul H Brinklow (TFEB 14) (PDF, 514KB) 01.12.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Association of Employment and Learning Providers (TFEB 07) 30.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Federation of Awarding Bodies (TFEB 08) 30.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Association of School and College Leaders (TFEB 09) 30.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: TUC (TFEB 10) 30.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Centre for the Study of Market Reform of Education (CMRE) (TFEB 11) 30.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Centre for Vocational Education Research, London School of Economics (TFEB 04) (PDF, 461KB) 24.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: City & Guilds (TFEB 05) (PDF, 130KB) 24.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation (TFEB 06) (PDF, 175KB) 24.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Neil Phillips (TFEB 01) 23.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: Catholic Education Service (TFEB 02) 23.11.2016
Commons Written Evidence: NCFE (TFEB 03) 23.11.2016

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 03/11/2016 from Robert Halfon MP to Tracy Brabin MP regarding the work of the Careers & Enterprise Company in the Leeds City Region as raised in the Technical and Further Education Bill Committee meeting. (PDF, 221KB) 06.12.2016

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