Academies Bill — Personal, Social and Health Education in Academy School Curricula -rejected — 21 Jul 2010 at 21:30
Helen Jones MP, Warrington North voted in the minority (Teller for the Ayes).
The majority of MPs voted against requiring academy schools to have a curriculum which includes personal, social and health education.
Academy schools only have to follow the National Curriculum in core subjects.
Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North, Labour) proposed the amendment which read:
- in clause 1, page 2, line 2, at end insert:
- ( ) the school has a curriculum which includes personal, social and health education as a statutory entitlement for all pupils;
-  Amendments sheet (Amendment voted on is no.26)
-  Academies Bill as of 14th July 2010
- Department for Education webpage. Academies : Curriculum and Assessment
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||267 (+2 tell)||0||0||87.9%|
|Lab||0||197 (+2 tell)||1||77.5%|
|George Howarth||Knowsley||Lab (minister)||both|
|Mike Hancock||Portsmouth South||whilst LDem (front bench)||aye|