Specialist Schools (Selection by Aptitude) — 11 Mar 2003 at 12:44

Mr 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.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 85 (+2 tell)053.4%
DUP0 1020.0%
Lab99 (+2 tell) 2125.4%
LDem32 0060.4%
PC3 0075.0%
UUP0 3050.0%
Total:134 91135.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Mr George HowarthKnowsley North and Sefton EastLabno
Ms Meg MunnSheffield, HeeleyLabno
Mr Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabboth

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