Remote Education and Free School Meals — 18 Jan 2021 at 21:51

The majority of MPs voted in favour of those eligible for free school meals receiving the value of those meals during school holidays, and to ensure all learners have the resources to learn remotely.

The motion supported by a majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • believes that families need more support during school and college closures; and that those eligible should be guaranteed to receive the full value of free school meals for the duration of the school year, including during all holidays; and
  • calls on the Secretary of State for Education to set a deadline to ensure that every learner has the resources required to learn remotely, and provide a weekly update to Parliament on implementing this.

Debate in Parliament |

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
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con1 000.3%
DUP8 00100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent4 0080.0%
Lab195 (+2 tell) 0 (+2 tell)099.5%
LDem11 00100.0%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP2 00100.0%
SNP47 00100.0%
Total:273 0043.1%

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
Gill FurnissSheffield, Brightside and HillsboroughLab (minister)tellno
John SpellarWarleyLab (minister)tellno

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