Education Bill — Requirements to be Registered with General Teaching Council — rejected — 2 Mar 2005 at 18:14
Viscount Simon voted with the majority (Not-Content).
The majority Not-Content voters defeated an amendment to the Education Bill. The amendment introduces a new clause that would have required academies, city technology colleges and city colleges for the technology of the arts to only employ teachers registered with the General Teaching Council. However, it was defeated.
The main aims of the Education Bill 2005 were to:
- Change the way schools are inspected by OFSTED
- Change the role of the Teacher Training Agency
- Introduce three-year budgets for schools
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Lab||113 (+2 tell)||0||56.7%|
|LDem||0||45 (+2 tell)||68.1%|
|Viscount Craigavon||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Howe of Idlicote||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Palmer||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|
|Lord Thomas of Swynnerton||Crossbench||aye|
|Lord Walpole||Crossbench (front bench)||aye|