Education and Adoption Bill — Report (2nd Day) — 16 Dec 2015 at 19:02

Amendment 16 not moved.

Clause 8: Consultation about conversion

Amendment 16A

Moved by Lord Watson of Invergowrie

16A: Clause 8, page 6, line 25, at end insert-

“5ZA Consultation about conversion: schools issued with an Academy order

(1) If a school is issued with an Academy order under section 4(A1) or (1)(b), consultation must be held on whether conversion should take place.

(2) The consultation exercise must include-

(a) parents of children attending the school;

(b) teachers and staff at the school;

(c) governors at the school;

(d) the relevant local authority;

(e) such other persons as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(3) The terms of such consultation, including the minimum length of time that must be allowed, shall be prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations.

(4) After the close of the consultation, the Secretary of State must take into account the outcome of the consultation when deciding whether conversion is appropriate for the school.”

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Public Whip is run as a free not-for-profit service. If you'd like to support us, please consider switching your (UK) electricity and/or gas to Octopus Energy or tip us via Ko-Fi.

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 is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop3 012.0%
Con185 (+2 tell) 072.8%
Crossbench12 69.8%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist1 0100.0%
Lab0 113 (+2 tell)51.8%
LDem0 6860.7%
Non-affiliated1 16.7%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:203 18947.5%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

The Earl of ClancartyCrossbenchaye
Baroness Coussins Crossbench (front bench)aye
The Earl of ErrollCrossbenchaye
Lord Kerr of KinlochardCrossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)aye
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)aye

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive