Education Bill — Abolish Independent Appeals Panels — rejected — 24 Feb 2005 at 11:00
The majority Not-Contents defeated an amendment to the Education Bill. The amendment would have abolished independent appeals panels which allowed parents to appeal against the exclusion of their child from a school. However, the amendment was defeated.
The main aims of the Education Bill 2005 were to:
- Change the way schools are inspected by OFSTED
- Change the role of the Teacher Training Agency
- Introduce three-year budgets for schools
-  Lord Hanningfield, House of Lords, 24 February 2005
-  Wikipedia entry, Retrieved on 2010-01-31
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||47 (+2 tell)||23.7%|
|Lab||86 (+2 tell)||0||43.3%|
Includes lords who were absent (or abstained) from this vote.