Academies Bill — Third Reading — 26 Jul 2010 at 21:58

Alec Shelbrooke MP, Elmet and Rothwell voted to enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control.

The majority of MPs voted to approve the third reading of the Academies Bill[1] ie. for it to be passed by the House of Commons.

The Bill enables more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" ie. financial independence and removal from local authority control.

The Bill is now an Act[2]

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con275 (+1 tell) 0090.2%
DUP2 0025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 220 (+2 tell)086.0%
LDem40 (+1 tell) 3077.2%
Total:317 225086.5%

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

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)no
Mike HancockPortsmouth Southwhilst LDem (front bench)no
David WardBradford EastLDem (front bench)no

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