Further and Higher Education (Access) Bill — Second Reading — Selection on Merit — 4 Mar 2011 at 13:41
The majority of MPs voted against requiring further and higher education institutions in receipt of public funds to consider applicants from England on the basis of merit alone. This would apply to courses of study below post-graduate level and be subject to exemptions.
MPs were considering the Further and Higher Education (Access) Bill. The motion rejected in this vote was:
- That the Bill be now read a Second time
The rejection of this motion meant the Bill made no further progress towards becoming law.
MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party are marked in red. Also shows which MPs were ministers at the time of this vote. You can also see every eligible MP including those who did not vote in this division.