Psychoactive Substances Bill — New Clause 1 — Personal, Social and Health Education. — 20 Jan 2016 at 16:15
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against making personal, social and health education a foundation subject in the national curriculum.
The majority of MPs voted against making Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), including drugs education, a foundation subject in the national curriculum.
- "(1) In section 84(3) of the Education Act 2002 (curriculum foundation subjects for the first, second and third key stages), after paragraph (g) there is inserted—
- (gi) personal, social and health education.
An explanatory note accompanying the rejected new clause stated:
- This would amend the Education Act to make PHSE, with drugs education including new psychoactive substances, a foundation subject in the national curriculum.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Psychoactive Substances Bill (now an Act)
-  House of Commons, Official Record, 20 January 2016
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||300 (+2 tell)||0||0||91.5%|
|Lab||1||187 (+2 tell)||0||81.9%|
|Paul Flynn||Newport West||Lab (minister)||no|