Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading — 24 May 2006 at 18:55

Martin Caton MP, Gower voted in the minority (No).

The majority Aye voters agreed that the Education and Inspections Bill should be read a Third Time.

It has now passed all its stages in the House of Commons and moves to the House of Lords for further deliberation before it becomes law as an Act of Parliament.

The main aims of the Education and Inspections Bill were to[1]:

  • Allow schools to achieve 'foundation' or 'trust' status - this gives governing bodies greater freedom to manage the school.
  • Reaffirm the existing ban on selection by ability and proposes a ban on interviewing.
  • Give local authorities greater scope to intervene more quickly in failing schools.
  • Ensure local authorities provide free school transport for the poorest families.
  • Enable nutritional standards to be applied to all food and drink on school premises.
  • Allow staff to discipline children for bad behaviour even outside of school.
  • Ensure parents are held responsible for excluded pupils.

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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
Con159 0081.5%
DUP6 0066.7%
Lab256 (+2 tell) 46086.1%
LDem0 53 (+2 tell)087.3%
SDLP1 0033.3%
Total:422 99084.3%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabno
Colin BurgonElmetLabno
Martin CatonGowerLabno
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Katy ClarkNorth Ayrshire and ArranLabno
David ClellandTyne BridgeLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Jon CruddasDagenhamLabno
Ian DavidsonGlasgow South WestLabno
Jim DevineLivingstonLabno
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabno
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabno
Gwyneth DunwoodyCrewe and NantwichLabno
Clive EffordElthamLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabno
John GroganSelbyLabno
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabno
David HeyesAshton-under-LyneLabno
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLabno
Joan HumbleBlackpool North and FleetwoodLabno
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Helen JonesWarrington NorthLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Jim McGovernDundee WestLabno
Michael MeacherOldham West and RoytonLabno
George MudieLeeds EastLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Gwyn ProsserDoverLabno
Ken PurchaseWolverhampton North EastLabno
Linda RiordanHalifaxLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Geraldine SmithMorecambe and LunesdaleLabno
John SmithVale of GlamorganLabno
Peter SoulsbyLeicester SouthLabno
Ian StewartEcclesLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Jon TrickettHemsworthLabno
Paul TruswellPudseyLabno
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabno
Robert WareingLiverpool, West Derbywhilst Labno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno

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