Apprenticeships Bill: Lords report stage

05 November 2009

Members of the Lords discussed the second, and final, day of report stage on the Bill to address a range of issues from apprenticeships, to enhancing training opportunities, on 4 November

Amendments (proposals for change) discussed included clauses (parts) 109-263 of the Bill on issues including persons aged 19 or over with learning difficulties, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation and Children's Trust Boards.

Further line by line examination of the Bill takes place during report stage and allows Members of the Lords to revisit issues discussed previously. All suggested changes to the Bill can be discussed and votes can take place.

Third reading - the final chance to amend the Bill - takes place on 10 November.

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