Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] — 14 Mar 2000 at 19:45

Schedule 8 [Amendments]:

[Amendment No. 150 had been withdrawn from the Marshalled List.]

moved Amendment No. 151:

Page 85, line 3, at end insert--

(". After section 109 of that Act insert--

"New grammar schools.

109A.--(1) This section has effect for enabling the admission arrangements of a school to be revised so that the school has selective admission arrangements which--

(a) make provision for selection by ability; or

(b) make provision for one or more of the following, namely--

(i) any selection by ability authorised by section 101;

(ii) any selection by aptitude authorised by section 102;

(iii) any selection by ability such as is mentioned in section 99(2)(c).

(2) Any such revision of the admission arrangements of a school shall be one of the alterations to a maintained school which are prescribed for the purposes of section 28.

(3) Regulations may provide that in their application to any proposals for any such revision of the admission arrangements of a school, any provision of section 28 or Schedule 6 shall have effect with such modifications as may be prescribed."").

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 151) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 53; Not-Contents, 152.

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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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Con0 45 (+2 tell)20.3%
Crossbench7 67.7%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab107 (+2 tell) 060.2%
LDem34 064.2%
Total:149 5132.2%

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Lord Ackner Crossbenchaye
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord MacKay of ArdbrecknishCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Northbourne Crossbenchaye
Lord Palmer Crossbench (front bench)aye
Baroness Wharton Crossbenchaye

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