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Funding for Education Support Grants

Education (Grants and Awards) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 6th December 1983.

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`Expenditure previously incurred under sections 17 and 18 of the Education Act 1980 shall be used by the Secretary of State for the provision of education support grants.'.—[Mr. Beith.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 152, Noes 236.

Divison No. 89][6.09 pm
AYES
Alton, DavidBarnett, Guy
Atkinson, N. (Tottenham)Beckett, Mrs Margaret
Bagier, Gordon A. T.Beith, A. J.
Bennett, A. (Dent'n & Red'sh)Jones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)
Bermingham, GeraldKaufman, Rt Hon Gerald
Bidwell, SydneyKilroy-Silk, Robert
Blair, AnthonyKinnock, Rt Hon Neil
Boothroyd, Miss BettyKirkwood, Archibald
Boyes, RolandLambie, David
Bray, Dr JeremyLamond, James
Brown, Gordon (D'f'mline E)Leighton, Ronald
Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)Lewis, Terence (Worsley)
Bruce, MalcolmLloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Caborn, RichardLofthouse, Geoffrey
Callaghan, Jim (Heyw'd & M)McCartney, Hugh
Campbell, IanMcDonald, Dr Oonagh
Campbell-Savours, DaleMcKay, Allen (Penistone)
Canavan, DennisMackenzie, Rt Hon Gregor
Carlile, Alexander (Montg'y)Maclennan, Robert
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)McWilliam, John
Clarke, ThomasMadden, Max
Clay, RobertMarek, Dr John
Cocks, Rt Hon M. (Bristol S.)Martin, Michael
Cohen, HarryMason, Rt Hon Roy
Coleman, DonaldMaxton, John
Concannon, Rt Hon J. D.Maynard, Miss Joan
Cook, Robin F. (Livingston)Meacher, Michael
Corbett, RobinMichie, William
Corbyn, JeremyMikardo, Ian
Cowans, HarryMillan, Rt Hon Bruce
Craigen, J. M.Miller, Dr M. S. (E Kilbride)
Crowther, StanMorris, Rt Hon A. (W'shawe)
Cunliffe, LawrenceNellist, David
Cunningham, Dr JohnOakes, Rt Hon Gordon
Davies, Ronald (Caerphilly)O'Brien, William
Davis, Terry (B'ham, H'ge H'l)Orme, Rt Hon Stanley
Deakins, EricOwen, Rt Hon Dr David
Dewar, DonaldPark, George
Dixon, DonaldPatchett, Terry
Dormand, JackPenhaligon, David
Douglas, DickPike, Peter
Dubs, AlfredPowell, Raymond (Ogmore)
Duffy, A. E. P.Prescott, John
Dunwoody, Hon Mrs G.Radice, Giles
Eastham, KenRandall, Stuart
Edwards, R. (W'hampt'n SE)Redmond, M.
Ellis, RaymondRichardson, Ms Jo
Evans, Ioan (Cynon Valley)Roberts, Ernest (Hackney N)
Evans, John (St. Helens N)Robertson, George
Ewing, HarryRobinson, G. (Coventry NW)
Fatchett, DerekRogers, Allan
Faulds, AndrewRooker, J. W.
Field, Frank (Birkenhead)Ross, Ernest (Dundee W)
Fields, T. (L'pool Broad Gn)Ross, Stephen (Isle of Wight)
Fisher, MarkSheerman, Barry
Flannery, MartinSheldon, Rt Hon R.
Forrester, JohnShort, Ms Clare (Ladywood)
Freud, ClementShort, Mrs H.(W'hampt'n NE)
Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr JohnSilkin, Rt Hon J.
Godman, Dr NormanSkinner, Dennis
Golding, JohnSmith, C.(Isl'ton S & F'bury)
Gould, BryanSmith, Cyril (Rochdale)
Gourlay, HarrySnape, Peter
Hamilton, James (M'well N)Soley, Clive
Hamilton, W. W. (Central Fife)Spearing, Nigel
Hardy, PeterSteel, Rt Hon David
Harrison, Rt Hon WalterStott, Roger
Haynes, FrankThomas, Dr R. (Carmarthen)
Healey, Rt Hon DenisThorne, Stan (Preston)
Heffer, Eric S.Wallace, James
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Wardell, Gareth (Gower)
Holland, Stuart (Vauxhall)Wareing, Robert
Home Robertson, JohnWilliams, Rt Hon A.
Howells, GeraintWinnick, David
Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)
Hughes, Roy (Newport East)Tellers for the Ayes:
Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)Mr. John Cartwright and Mr. Michael Meadowcroft.
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)
NOES
Adley, RobertArnold, Tom
Alexander, RichardAshby, David
Amess, DavidAspinwall, Jack
Atkins, Rt Hon Sir H.Grylls, Michael
Atkins, Robert (South Ribble)Gummer, John Selwyn
Atkinson, David (B'm'th E)Hamilton, Hon A. (Epsom)
Baker, Nicholas (N Dorset)Hamilton, Neil (Tatton)
Baldry, AnthonyHampson, Dr Keith
Batiste, SpencerHanley, Jeremy
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyHannam, John
Bennett, Sir Frederic (T'bay)Hargreaves, Kenneth
Benyon, WilliamHawkins, C. (High Peak)
Berry, Sir AnthonyHawkins, Sir Paul (SW N'folk)
Best, KeithHawksley, Warren
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnHayes, J.
Biggs-Davison, Sir JohnHayhoe, Barney
Blaker, Rt Hon Sir PeterHayward, Robert
Body, RichardHeathcoat-Amory, David
Boscawen, Hon RobertHenderson, Barry
Bottomley, PeterHiggins, Rt Hon Terence L.
Bowden, A. (Brighton K'to'n)Hill, James
Bowden, Gerald (Dulwich)Hirst, Michael
Braine, Sir BernardHogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)
Brandon-Bravo, MartinHolland, Sir Philip (Gedling)
Bright, GrahamHolt, Richard
Brinton, TimHooson, Tom
Bruinvels, PeterHordern, Peter
Buchanan-Smith, Rt Hon A.Howard, Michael
Budgen, NickHowarth, Alan (Stratfd-on-A)
Bulmer, EsmondHowarth, Gerald (Cannock)
Burt, AlistairHowell, Rt Hon D. (G'ldford)
Butterfill, JohnHowell, Ralph (N Norfolk)
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Hubbard-Miles, Peter
Carttiss, MichaelHunt, John (Ravensbourne)
Chalker, Mrs LyndaHunter, Andrew
Channon, Rt Hon PaulJessel, Toby
Chapman, SydneyJones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)
Chope, ChristopherJones, Robert (W Herts)
Clark, Hon A. (Plym'th S'n)Joseph, Rt Hon Sir Keith
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Key, Robert
Clark, Sir W. (Croydon S)King, Roger (B'ham N'field)
Clarke Kenneth (Rushcliffe)Knight, Gregory (Derby N)
Clegg, Sir WalterKnight, Mrs Jill (Edgbaston)
Cockeram, EricKnowles, Michael
Colvin, MichaelKnox, David
Conway, DerekLang, Ian
Cope, JohnLawler, Geoffrey
Couchman, JamesLawrence, Ivan
Currie, Mrs EdwinaLeigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)
Dicks, T.Lewis, Sir Kenneth (Stamf'd)
Dorrell, StephenLightbown, David
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord J.Lilley, Peter
du Cann, Rt Hon EdwardLloyd, Ian (Havant)
Dunn, RobertLloyd, Peter, (Fareham)
Durant, TonyLord, Michael
Dykes, HughLyell, Nicholas
Emery, Sir PeterMcCrindle, Robert
Evennett, DavidMcCurley, Mrs Anna
Eyre, ReginaldMacKay, Andrew (Berkshire)
Fallon, MichaelMcNair-Wilson, M. (N'bury)
Favell, AnthonyMcQuarrie, Albert
Fenner, Mrs PeggyMadel, David
Finsberg, GeoffreyMajor, John
Fookes, Miss JanetMalins, Humfrey
Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)Malone, Gerald
Fowler, Rt Hon NormanMaples, John
Fox, MarcusMarland, Paul
Franks, CecilMarlow, Antony
Fraser, Peter (Angus East)Marshall, Michael (Arundel)
Freeman, RogerMates, Michael
Fry, PeterMather, Carol
Gale, RogerMaude, Francis
Galley, RoyMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Goodhart, Sir PhilipMayhew, Sir Patrick
Goodlad, AlastairMellor, David
Gow, IanMerchant, Piers
Gower, Sir RaymondMiller, Hal (B'grove)
Grant, Sir AnthonyMills, Iain (Meriden)
Greenway, HarryMills, Sir Peter (West Devon)
Gregory, ConalMoate, Roger
Griffiths, E. (B'y St Edm'ds)Moore, John
Griffiths, Peter (Portsm'th N)Morrison, Hon C. (Devizes)
Ground, PatrickMorrison, Hon P. (Chester)
Moynihan, Hon C.Spence, John
Mudd, DavidSpencer, D.
Murphy, ChristopherSpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Neale, GerrardSteen, Anthony
Needham, RichardStern, Michael
Neubert, MichaelStevens, Lewis (Nuneaton)
Nicholls, PatrickStewart, Andrew (Sherwood)
Norris, StevenStradling Thomas, J.
Onslow, CranleyTebbit, Rt Hon Norman
Oppenheim, PhilipTemple-Morris, Peter
Osborn, Sir JohnTerlezki, Stefan
Ottaway, RichardThompson, Donald (Calder V)
Page, Richard (Herts SW)Thompson, Patrick (N'ich N)
Parris, MatthewThorne, Neil (Ilford S)
Pawsey, JamesThornton, Malcolm
Peacock, Mrs ElizabethThurnham, Peter
Percival, Rt Hon Sir IanTracey, Richard
Pollock, AlexanderTwinn, Dr Ian
Porter, BarryWakeham, Rt Hon John
Powell, William (Corby)Walden, George
Powley, JohnWall, Sir Patrick
Prentice, Rt Hon RegWaller, Gary
Proctor, K. HarveyWard, John
Raffan, KeithWardle, C. (Bexhill)
Rathbone, TimWarren, Kenneth
Renton, TimWells, Bowen (Hertford)
Rhodes James, RobertWells, John (Maidstone)
Rhys Williams, Sir BrandonWheeler, John
Ridley, Rt Hon NicholasWhitney, Raymond
Ridsdale, Sir JulianWilkinson, John
Robinson, Mark (N'port W)Wood, Timothy
Roe, Mrs MarionYeo, Tim
Sainsbury, Hon TimothyYounger, Rt Hon George
Sayeed, Jonathan
Sims, RogerTellers for the Noes:
Skeet, T. H. H.Mr. David Hunt and Mr. Tristan Garel-Jonei.
Smith, Tim (Beaconsfield)

Question accordingly negatived.