School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools — 24 Mar 1998

The majority Aye voters introduced a new clause[1] into the School Standards and Framework Bill. The clause abolishes corporal punishment in all schools and became law on 24th July 1998 when the Bill received Royal Assent.

The School Standards and Framework Bill's main aims were to[2]:


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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con3 15 (+2 tell)012.3%
Lab184 (+1 tell) 0044.4%
LDem23 (+1 tell) 0052.2%
PC1 0025.0%
Total:211 15036.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by name

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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Andrew LansleySouth CambridgeshireCon (front bench)aye
Mr David MadelSouth West BedfordshireConaye
Mr Patrick NichollsTeignbridgeConaye

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