Education Bill — 26 Jun 2002 at 23:39
Resolved in the negative, and amendment disagreed to accordingly.
moved Amendment No. 130:
Before Clause 196, insert the following new clause-
"CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
( ) Notwithstanding any other provision, no public authority shall make unreasonable demands of any governing body or head teacher of any school or nursery school to seek personal information from its staff or from visitors to the school, or make any unreasonable demands of any employee of a school or any visitor to a school, or the premises where the school or nursery school is situated, in the process of conducting checks for the purposes of child protection.
( ) In making such checks a public authority or school shall only request such information as is directly relevant to assessing the risk of an offence against children or which is essential for the purposes of identifying a particular individual."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 130) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 3; Not-Contents, 30.
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.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||0||1 (+2 tell)||1.4%|
|Lab||24 (+2 tell)||0||13.5%|