Apprenticeships Bill: committee stage

03 July 2009

Members of the Lords continued the line by line examination of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill on 2 July.

Amendments (proposals for change) discussed included clauses (parts) 40-45 of the Bill which covered education and training for persons over compulsory school age and more.

During committee stage every suggested change to the Bill can be discussed and every clause has to be agreed to. Any Member can take part and votes can happen.

A fifth day of committee stage is scheduled for 14 July.

The Government Bill would change the law on a range of issues - from apprenticeships to enhancing training opportunities.

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