Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected — 21 Jul 2010 at 21:30

The majority of MPs voted not to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code.

The School Admissions Code[1] is statutory guidance produced by the Secretary of State for Education which maintained schools have to comply with[2].

The text of the defeated amendment was:

  • page 2, line 8, at end insert-
  • (e) the school must comply with the provisions of the Code for School Admissions issued from time to time by the Secretary of State.'

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Labour backbencher Ian Mearns MP had tabled amendments to the same end but the one voted on was proposed by the Labour opposition education team led by Ed Balls MP.[3]

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con275 (+1 tell) 0090.2%
DUP3 0037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 206 (+2 tell)080.6%
LDem43 (+1 tell) 1078.9%
Total:321 208084.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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Mike HancockPortsmouth Southwhilst LDem (front bench)aye

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