Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected — 21 Jul 2010 at 20:30
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted against requiring new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity.
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:
- page 1, line 22, at end insert-
- (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.
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|
|Con||270 (+2 tell)||0||0||88.9%|
|Lab||0||200 (+2 tell)||0||78.3%|
|Mike Hancock||Portsmouth South||whilst LDem (front bench)||aye|