Orders of the Day — Clause 39 — Failure to fulfil duty under section 2: initial steps — 13 May 2008 at 20:45
Amendment proposed: No. 72, page 22, line 8, at end insert-
'(7A) In this section, "reasonable excuse" includes circumstances in which a young person-
(a) is homeless,
(b) has health problems, including temporary illness, long term disability or ongoing mental health issues,
(c) has addiction problems,
(d) has secured a place on a course which does not start until the following month or the following term,
(e) is recovering from giving birth,
(f) has caring responsibilities, or
(g) has particular learning difficulties for which support has not been put in place.'.- <[/i> Mr. Hayes.]
Question put, That the amendment be made:-
The House divided: Ayes 139, Noes 258.
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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||0||95 (+2 tell)||0||50.5%|
|Lab||256 (+2 tell)||0||0||73.5%|