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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, a Government Bill, introduced by Leighton Andrews, Minister for Education and Skills. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Children and Young People Committee.

About the Bill

The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill includes provision for intervening in schools causing concern, school improvement, school organisation, Welsh in Education strategic plans, annual parents meetings, school-based counselling, primary school free breakfast initiatives and flexible charging for school meals.

Current Stage

The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 became law in Wales on 4 March 2013. (external website)


Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

Stage

Documents


Bill introduced – 23 April 2012


School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF, 552KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 578KB)

Presiding Officer's Statement on Legislative Competence: 23 April 2012 (PDF, 126KB)

Business Committee Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill (PDF, 71KB)

Research Service Bill Summary (PDF, 664KB)

Written Statement by the Minister for Education and Skills: 26 March 2012

Written Statement by the Minister for Education and Skills: 24 April 2012

Plenary statement: Introduction of the Schools Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill: 24 April 2012



Stage 1
- Committee consideration of general principles


Consultation

The Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

25 April 2012 (private)
9 May 2012
31 May 2012
13 June 2012
27 June 2012
11 July 2012
19 July 2012
26 September 2012
4 October 2012 (private)

Ministerial Correspondence

Committee Stage 1 Report (PDF, 859KB)

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report (PDF, 392KB)


Stage 1
- Debate in plenary on general principles
 


A debate took place in Plenary on 23 October 2012. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.

Financial Resolution

A Financial Resolution in relation to the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill was agreed in plenary on 23 October 2012.


Stage 2
- Committee consideration of amendments

Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 14 November 2012 and 28
November 2012
.

 

Notice of Amendments: 5 November 2012 (PDF129KB)

Notice of Amendments: 7 November 2012 (PDF118KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 14 November 2012 (PDF, 207KB)
Groupings of Amendments: 14 November 2012 (PDF, 69KB)

Notice of Amendments: 21 November 2012 (PDF, 52KB)
Marshalled List of Amendments: 28 November 2012 (PDF, 148KB)
Groupings of Amendments: 28 November 2012 (PDF, 71KB)

 

Summary of changes made at Stage 2 (PDF, 142kb)

 

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2. (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.) (pdf, 444kb)

 

Explanatory Memorandum revised after Stage 2 (pdf, 618kb)


Stage 3
- Plenary consideration of amendments


Stage 3 consideration and disposal of amendments took place in Plenary on 15 January 2013.

Notice of Amendments: 2 January 2013 (PDF, 91KB)
Notice of Amendments: 8 January 2013 (PDF, 104kb)
Marshalled List of Amendments: 15 January 2013 (PDF, 166KB)
Groupings of Amendments: 15 January 2013 (PDF, 65KB)



Stage 4
- Passing of the Bill in Plenary


The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 15 January 2013.

School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Bill, as passed (PDF, 544KB)


Date of Royal Assent


Royal Assent (PDF, 39KB) was given on 4 March 2013.


Contact information
Clerk:
Liz Wilkinson
Phone:
029 2089 8025

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff
CF99 1NA

Fax:
029 2089 8032
Email:
CYPCommittee@wales.gov.uk

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 12/06/2013

Documents

 

 

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