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[1]. 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.

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All Votes Cast - sorted by party

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.

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellaye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)aye
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)tellaye
Mark RecklessRochester and StroodCon (front bench)aye
James BrokenshireOld Bexley and SidcupCon (front bench)no
Rehman ChishtiGillingham and RainhamConno
Greg ClarkTunbridge WellsCon (front bench)no
Therese CoffeySuffolk CoastalCon (front bench)no
Stephen CrabbPreseli PembrokeshireCon (front bench)no
Nick de BoisEnfield NorthCon (front bench)no
Jonathan DjanoglyHuntingdonCon (front bench)no
Philip DunneLudlowCon (front bench)tellno
George EusticeCamborne and RedruthCon (front bench)no
Mike FreerFinchley and Golders GreenCon (front bench)no
David GaukeSouth West HertfordshireCon (front bench)no
Nick GibbBognor Regis and LittlehamptonCon (front bench)no
Damian GreenAshfordCon (front bench)no
Greg HandsChelsea and FulhamConno
Mark HarperForest of DeanCon (front bench)no
John HayesSouth Holland and The DeepingsCon (front bench)no
Charles HendryWealdenCon (front bench)no
Nick HurdRuislip, Northwood and PinnerCon (front bench)no
Jonathan LordWokingConno
David MundellDumfriesshire, Clydesdale and TweeddaleCon (front bench)no
Bob NeillBromley and ChislehurstCon (front bench)no
James PaiceSouth East CambridgeshireCon (front bench)no
Michael PenningHemel HempsteadCon (front bench)no
John RandallUxbridge and South RuislipCon (front bench)no
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetCon (front bench)no
Andrew RobathanSouth LeicestershireCon (front bench)no
Chloe SmithNorwich NorthCon (front bench)no
Julian SmithSkipton and RiponConno
Bob StewartBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Elizabeth TrussSouth West NorfolkCon (front bench)no
Bill WigginNorth HerefordshireCon (front bench)tellno
Stephen PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)no
Jeremy BrowneTaunton DeaneLDem (front bench)no
Edward DaveyKingston and SurbitonLDem (front bench)no
Steve WebbThornbury and YateLDem (front bench)no

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