Academies Bill — Second Reading — 19 Jul 2010 at 21:46
The majority of MPs voted for the Academies Bill to be read a second time ie. for it to continue on its path towards becoming law.
The Bill would enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" ie. financial independence and removal from local authority control.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||283 (+1 tell)||0||0||92.8%|
|Lab||0||230 (+2 tell)||0||89.9%|
|LDem||43 (+1 tell)||1||0||78.9%|
|Mike Hancock||Portsmouth South||whilst LDem (front bench)||no|