Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected — 21 Jul 2010 at 20:30

Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs voted with the majority (No).

The majority of MPs voted against requiring new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity.

The text of the defeated amendment was:

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  • (za) if the school is an additional school, the school meets a proven need for additional capacity in the area in which the school is situated;'.

If adopted the proposed additional text would have become one of the mandated characteristics of an academy school.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con270 (+2 tell) 0088.9%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 200 (+2 tell)078.3%
LDem39 1070.2%
Total:312 202082.2%

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
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye

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