Orders of the Day — New Clause 18 — Selection by aptitude — 13 May 2008 at 19:15
David Laws MP, Yeovil voted in the minority (Aye).
'(1) No new or existing maintained school shall select pupils by aptitude.
(2) For the purposes of this section, "maintained school" includes all Academies, Specialist, Trust or Foundation Schools.'.- [Mr. Laws.]
Brought up, and read the First time.
Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:-
The House divided: Ayes 37, Noes 359.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||259 (+2 tell)||0||0||74.4%|
|LDem||0||34 (+2 tell)||1||58.7%|
|John Hemming||Birmingham, Yardley||LDem (front bench)||both|