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Part 8Inspections

Chapter 3Inspection of Further Education and Training etc.

Inspection

130Action plans following area inspections

(1)This section applies where the Chief Inspector publishes a report of an area inspection conducted under section 128.

(2)The Secretary of State may direct the Council to prepare a written statement of—

(a)the action which it proposes to take in the light of the report, and

(b)the period within which it proposes to take that action.

(3)The Secretary of State may direct a local education authority whose area is wholly or partly within the area covered by the report to prepare a written statement of—

(a)the action which they propose to take in the light of the report, and

(b)the period within which they propose to take that action.

(4)In preparing a statement under subsection (2) or (3) the Council or the authority must consult such persons as the Secretary of State may direct.

(5)The Council or the authority must—

(a)publish the statement within such period, and in such manner, as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State; and

(b)send copies of it to such persons as may be so prescribed.