Children, Schools and Families Bill: Lords second reading

09 March 2010

Members of the House of Lords with experience and expertise in a range of education issues contributed to the second reading - the main debate on key principles - of the Children, Schools and Families Bill on 8 March.

A wide-ranging discussion took place and covered subjects including the education system, children with special educational needs, home education, safeguarding children, faith schools and the family justice system.

Line by line examination of the Bill in the Lords - committee stage - is yet to be scheduled.

Further information

Lords of the Blog: comment and conversation on the Children, Schools and Families Bill

Clause 26 and Schedule 1 of the Bill cover home schooling - read more from Members of the House of Lords and the public on this subject on Lords of the Blog:

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