Sex Education in Schools — 4 May 1999

I beg to move,

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to introduce an entitlement for all children to receive sex and relationships education in schools from key stage one onwards; and for connected purposes.

Question put, pursuant to Standing Order No. 23 (Motions for leave to bring in Bills and nomination of Select Committees at commencement of public busines): --

The House divided: Ayes 89, Noes 47.

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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
Con0 42 (+2 tell)027.2%
Lab77 (+1 tell) 3019.5%
LDem11 (+1 tell) 2030.4%
UUP1 0010.0%
Total:89 47022.1%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Geraint DaviesCroydon CentralLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
Tony McNultyHarrow EastLabno
Mr Ronnie FearnSouthportLDemno
David HeathSomerton and FromeLDemno

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