Parental Authority — 25 Jan 2000
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow parents to use reasonable force or chastisement when exercising authority over their children.
Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public business): --
The House divided: Ayes 48, Noes 118.
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