Sex Education in Schools — 4 May 1999
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset did not vote.
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.
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 (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||42 (+2 tell)||0||27.2%|
|Lab||77 (+1 tell)||3||0||19.5%|
|LDem||11 (+1 tell)||2||0||30.4%|
|Geraint Davies||Croydon Central||Lab (minister)||no|
|David Drew||Stroud||Lab (minister)||no|
|Tony McNulty||Harrow East||Lab||no|
|Mr Ronnie Fearn||Southport||LDem (front bench)||no|
|David Heath||Somerton and Frome||LDem (front bench)||no|