Academies Bill — Referendum of Parents If Governor Objects to Application for Academy Status -rejected — 26 Jul 2010 at 19:15

Nick Herbert MP, Arundel and South Downs voted not to require a referendum of parents if any member of a school's governing body objects to a decision by the governing body to apply for academy status.

The majority of MPs voted not to require a referendum of parents if any member of a school's governing body objects to a decision by the governing body to apply for academy status.

The text of the defeated amendment was:

  • page 3, line 11, at end insert-
  • (1A) In the case of a member or members of a governing body objecting to an application under subsection (1), there shall be a ballot of the parents of children enrolled at the school, subject to regulations laid down by the Secretary of State.'.

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con269 (+1 tell) 0088.2%
DUP2 0025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 221 (+2 tell)086.4%
LDem35 (+1 tell) 6073.7%
Total:306 229085.4%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDemaye
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDemaye
Mike HancockPortsmouth SouthLDemaye
John LeechManchester, WithingtonLDemaye
John PughSouthportLDemaye
David WardBradford EastLDemaye

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