School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected — 24 Mar 1998

The majority No voters rejected an amendment[1] to the School Standards and Framework Bill. The amendment would have, in the words of Don Foster MP, ended "partial selection [of pupils] where it exists and ensure that there is no opportunity for further extension of partial selection in our schools."[2] However, it was defeated.

The School Standards and Framework Bill's main aims were to[3]:


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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
Con0 000.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab284 (+2 tell) 2069.1%
LDem0 37 (+2 tell)084.8%
PC0 3075.0%
UUP0 1010.0%
Total:284 44051.9%

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

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Mr Tony BennChesterfieldLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye

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