Specialist Schools (Selection by Aptitude) — 11 Mar 2003 at 12:44
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted with the majority (Aye).
I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal the provisions of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 enabling specialist schools to select pupils on the basis of aptitude; and for connected purposes.
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 135, Noes 92.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||85 (+2 tell)||0||53.4%|
|Lab||99 (+2 tell)||2||1||25.4%|
|George Howarth||Knowsley North and Sefton East||Lab (minister)||no|
|Meg Munn||Sheffield, Heeley||Lab (minister)||no|
|Barry Sheerman||Huddersfield||Lab (minister)||both|