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Departments: Consultation Papers

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the (a) title, (b) date of issue and (c) consultation period was of each document issued for limited consultation by his Department in each year since 2003. (127382)

The Department for Education and Skills Consultation Unit records show that 45 documents for limited consultation were issued between 1 January 2003 and 12 March 2007.

The following table shows the breakdown for each year, with the title, date of issue and length of consultation period.

Title

Date of issue

Period (weeks)

2003

Draft order for Foundation Stage Part of National Curriculum

2 December 2002 to 16 January 2003

6

Draft Regulations for Consistent Financial Reporting

16 December 2002 to 31 January 2003

6

Consultation on School Organisation Planning and Decision Making

4 February 2003 to 11 April 2003

9

Construction Industry Training Board Quinquennial Review

24 March 2003 to 16 May 2003

7

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board Quinquennial Review

24 March 2003 to 16 May 2003

7

Consultation on the Publication of School and College Performance Tables

10 April 2003 to 12 June 2003

5

Consultation on the Education (School Teachers' Qualifications)(England) Regulations 2003

10 April 2003 to 16 May 2003

5

Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Key Stage 4 Curriculum

12 May 2003 to 18 July 2003

10

Consultation on proposed changes to the Consistent Financial Reporting Framework

14 May 2003 to 20 June 2003

9

Technical Consultation—Mandatory National Professional Qualification for Headship Regulations and Guidance

16 May 2003 to 7 July 2003

7

Performance Data Framework for Local Education Authorities

4 June 2003 to 18 July 2003

6

Review of Childcare Standards and Regulations

9 June 2003 to 18 July 2003

5

Draft regulations and guidance on School Governance Federation and Collaborations

18 June 2003 to 18 July 2003

4

Consultation on the Proposal for London Student Pledge

20 June 2003 to 30 July 2003

6

Consultation on Interim Executive Board Regulations

30 June 2003 to 26 September 2003

12

Consultation on the Re-Enactment of the Health Standards Provisions of the Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards) (England) Regulations 1999

21 October 2003 to 21 November 2003

4

Consultation on the Education-Related Provisions included in the Anti-Social Behaviour Bill

3 October 2003 to 22 December 2003

11

2004

Consultation on Implementing the Financial Management Standard and Toolkit

18 December 2003 to 16 February 2004

8

Consultation on the Draft Commission for Social Care Inspection. (Children's Rights Director) Regulations 2004

12 December 2003 to 16 January 2004

5

Consultation on amendments to the Teachers’ Pensions Regulations 1997

10 December 2003 to 6 February 2004

8

Defining e-Government Priority Service and Transformation Outcomes in 2005 for Local Authorities in England.

16 December 2003 to 27 January 2004

6

2005

Review of Further Education

7 February 2005 to 30 April 2005

12

School Meals and School Food Trust

24 February 2005 to 22 March 2005

4

Lead Professional Good Practice Guidance

11 March 2005 to 4 April 2005

4

Reducing Re-offenders Through Skills and Employment

18 March 2005 to 25 May 2005

9

Draft Teachers' Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2005

23 March 2005 to 16 May 2005

7

8 June 2005 to 4 July 2005

3

School Inspection Regulations

2 June 2005 to 15 July 2005

6

Further Education Review (second consultation phase)

21 June 2005 to 17 August 2005

8

Review of Higher Education Student Finance Delivery

13 July 2005 to 5 October 2005

12

Proposed Amendment to the Children (NI, Guernsey and IOM) Regulations 1991

13 July 2005 to 31 August 2005

7

Procuring School Meals—Draft for consultation

29 July 2005 to 30 December 2005

22

Consultation on Modified Distribution Method for DSG for 2006/07 and 2007/08

5 August 2005 to 30 September 2005

8

Statutory Duty on Local Authorities to identify children missing education

18 November 2005 to 19 December 2005

4

2006

Consultation on the Repeal of Reg 7 of the Education (Schools and Further and Higher Education) Regs 1989

1 March 2006 to 23 May 2006

12

Transforming School Food: Standards for School Food other than Lunch

2 March 2006 to 31 March 2006

4

Draft Welsh Language Scheme

21 June 2006 to 2 August 2006

6

Islam in Universities

16 August 2006 to 31 March 2007

33

Pre Recruitment Checks

18 September 2006 to 21 December 2006

13

FE: Raising skills, improving life chances: the implications for race equality

29 September 2006 to 27 October 2006

4

Supplementary Consultation on School Admissions

7 November 2006 to 1 December 2006

3

2007

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

16 November 2006 to 21 January 2007

9

Language Review

14 December 2006 to 31 January 2007

7

Early Years Foundation Stage Learning and Development Requirements Order

20 December 2006 to 2 February 2007

6

Amendments to the Education (ISS) provision of information, Inspection Fees (England) Regs 2003 and 2004

1 February 2007 to 30 April 2007

12

Developing provision for children with Special Educational Needs

8 March 2004 to 6 April 2007

4