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Local Education Authority's Reserve Power

Orders of the Day — Education Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 1:15 am on 21st October 1986.

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Amendment made: No. 112, in page 29, line 42, at end insert— '(1A) The governing body and the head teacher of every aided and special agreement school shall, in the circumstances mentioned in subsection (2) below, consider any representations made to them by the local education authority.'.Amendment proposed: No. 114, in page 30, line 16, leave out clause 26.—[Mr. Freud.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 126, Noes 302.

Division No. 286][1.35 am
AYES
Adams, Allen (Paisley N)Fields, T. (L 'pool Broad Gn)
Archer, Rt Hon PeterFisher, Mark
Atkinson, N. (Tottenham)Flannery, Martin
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Forrester, John
Barnett, GuyFoster, Derek
Barron, KevinFraser, J. (Norwood)
Beckett, Mrs MargaretFreeson, Rt Hon Reginald
Bell, StuartFreud, Clement
Bennett, A. (Dent'n & Red'sh)Gilbert, Rt Hon Dr John
Bidwell, SydneyGodman, Dr Norman
Blair, AnthonyGolding, Mrs Llin
Boyes, RolandHamilton, James (M'well N)
Bray, Dr JeremyHarrison, Rt Hon Walter
Brown, Gordon (D'f'mline E)Hart, Rt Hon Dame Judith
Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)Heffer, Eric S.
Brown, N. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne E)Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)
Brown, R. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne N)Home Robertson, John
Bruce, MalcolmHowells, Geraint
Buchan, NormanHoyle, Douglas
Callaghan, Jim (Heyw'd & M)Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)
Campbell-Savours, DaleHughes, Sean (Knowsley S)
Carlile, Alexander (Montg'y)Janner, Hon Greville
Clay, RobertJones, Barry (Alyn & Deeside)
Clwyd, Mrs AnnKaufman, Rt Hon Gerald
Cocks, Rt Hon M. (Bristol S)Kennedy, Charles
Cook, Robin F. (Livingston)Lamond, James
Corbyn, JeremyLeadbitter, Ted
Crowther, StanLeighton, Ronald
Cunliffe, LawrenceLewis, Terence (Worsley)
Cunningham, Dr JohnLloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Davies, Ronald (Caerphilly)Loyden, Edward
Davis, Terry (B'ham, H'ge H'l)McDonald, Dr Oonagh
Deakins, EricMcKay, Allen (Penistone)
Dixon, DonaldMcNamara, Kevin
Dobson, FrankMcWilliam, John
Dormand, JackMadden, Max
Douglas, DickMarek, Dr John
Dubs, AlfredMarshall, David (Shettleston)
Duffy, A. E. P.Martin, Michael
Eadie, AlexMaynard, Miss Joan
Eastham, KenMeacher, Michael
Evans, John (St. Helens N)Michie, William
Ewing, HarryMikardo, Ian
Fatchett, DerekMiller, Dr M. S. (E Kilbr.de)
Faulds, AndrewNellist, David
Oakes, Rt Hon GordonSilkin, Rt Hon J.
O'Brien, WilliamSkinner, Dennis
O'Neill, MartinSmith, C.(Isi'ton S & F'bury)
Orme, Rt Hon StanleySnape, Peter
Patchett, TerrySoley, Clive
Pendry, TomSpearing, Nigel
Pike, PeterSteel, Rt Hon David
Powell, Raymond (Ogmore)Stott, Roger
Prescott, JohnStrang, Gavin
Radice, GilesThompson, J. (Wansbeck)
Raynsford, NickWardell, Gareth (Gower)
Richardson, Ms JoWareing, Robert
Roberts, Allan (Bootle)Welsh, Michael
Robertson, GeorgeWilliams, Rt Hon A.
Rogers, AllanWinnick, David
Rooker, J. W.Young, David (Bolton SE)
Sedgemore, Brian
Sheldon, Rt Hon R.Tellers for the Noes:
Shore, Rt Hon PeterMr. Michael Meadowcroft and
Short, Ms Clare (Ladywood)Mrs Elizabeth Shields.
NOES
Aitken, JonathanCope, John
Alexander, RichardCormack, Patrick
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelCouchman, James
Alton, DavidCritchley, Julian
Amess, DavidCrouch, David
Ancram, MichaelCurrie, Mrs Edwina
Arnold, TomDickens, Geoffrey
Ashby, DavidDicks, Terry
Aspinwall, JackDorrell, Stephen
Atkins, Rt Hon Sir H.Douglas-Hamilton, Lord J.
Atkins, Robert (South Ribble)Dover, Den
Atkinson, David (B'm'th E)du Cann, Rt Hon Sir Edward
Baker, Rt Hon K. (Mole Vall'y)Dunn, Robert
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Durant, Tony
Baldry, TonyEdwards, Rt Hon N. (P'broke)
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Eggar, Tim
Batiste, SpencerEmery, Sir Peter
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyEvennett, David
Bendall, VivianEyre, Sir Reginald
Benyon, WilliamFallon, Michael
Best, KeithFarr, Sir John
Bevan, David GilroyFavell, Anthony
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnFenner, Mrs Peggy
Biggs-Davison, Sir JohnForman, Nigel
Blackburn, JohnForsyth, Michael (Stirling)
Blaker, Rt Hon Sir PeterForth, Eric
Bonsor, Sir NicholasFox, Sir Marcus
Bottomley, PeterFranks, Cecil
Bottomley, Mrs VirginiaFraser, Peter (Angus East)
Bowden, A. (Brighton K'to'n)Fry, Peter
Bowden, Gerald (Dulwich)Gale, Roger
Boyson, Dr RhodesGalley, Roy
Braine, Rt Hon Sir BernardGardiner, George (Reigate)
Brandon-Bravo, MartinGarel-Jones, Tristan
Bright, GrahamGlyn, Dr Alan
Brinton, TimGow, Ian
Brittan, Rt Hon LeonGrant, Sir Anthony
Brown, M. (Brigg & Cl'thpes)Greenway, Harry
Browne, JohnGregory, Conal
Bruinvels, PeterGriffiths, Sir Eldon
Buchanan-Smith, Rt Hon A.Griffiths, Peter (Portsm'th N)
Budgen, NickGrist, Ian
Bulmer, EsmondGround, Patrick
Burt, AlistairGummer, Rt Hon John S
Carlisle, John (Luton N)Hamilton, Hon A. (Epsom)
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)Hampson, Dr Keith
Carlisle, Rt Hon M. (W'ton S)Hannam, John
Carttiss, MichaelHargreaves, Kenneth
Cash, WilliamHarris, David
Channon, Rt Hon PaulHarvey, Robert
Chapman, SydneyHaselhurst, Alan
Chope, ChristopherHavers, Rt Hon Sir Michael
Churchill, W. S.Hawkins, Sir Paul (N'tolk SW)
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Hawksley, Warren
Clark, Sir W. (Croydon S)Hayes, J.
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Hayhoe, Rt Hon Barney
Cockeram, EricHayward, Robert
Colvin, MichaelHeathcoat-Amory, David
Henderson, BarryNeale, Gerrard
Hickmet, RichardNeedham, Richard
Hicks, RobertNelson, Anthony
Hind, KennethNeubert, Michael
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)Newton, Tony
Holland, Sir Philip (Gedling)Nicholls, Patrick
Holt, RichardNorris, Steven
Hordern, Sir PeterOnslow, Cranley
Howard, MichaelOppenheim, Phillip
Howarth, Alan (Stratf'd-on-A)Oppenheim, Rt Hon Mrs S.
Howell, Rt Hon D. (G'ldford)Osborn, Sir John
Howell, Ralph (Norfolk, N)Ottaway, Richard
Hubbard-Miles, PeterPage, Sir John (Harrow W)
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)Page, Richard (Herts SW)
Hurd, Rt Hon DouglasPatten, Christopher (Bath)
Irving, CharlesPatten, J. (Oxf W & Abgdn)
Jackson, RobertPawsey, James
Jenkin, Rt Hon PatrickPercival, Rt Hon Sir Ian
Jessel, TobyPollock, Alexander
Johnson Smith, Sir GeoffreyPortillo, Michael
Jones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)Powell, Rt Hon J. E.
Jones, Robert (Herts W)Powell, William (Corby)
Joseph, Rt Hon Sir KeithPowley, John
Kellett-Bowman, Mrs ElainePrice, Sir David
Key, RobertProctor, K. Harvey
King, Roger (B'ham N'field)Raffan, Keith
Knight, Greg (Derby N)Raison, Rt Hon Timothy
Knowles, MichaelRathbone, Tim
Knox, DavidRenton, Tim
Lamont, Rt Hon NormanRhodes James, Robert
Lang, IanRhys Williams, Sir Brandon
Latham, MichaelRidley, Rt Hon Nicholas
Lawler, GeoffreyRidsdale, Sir Julian
Lawrence, IvanRobinson, Mark (N'port W)
Lawson, Rt Hon NigelRoe, Mrs Marion
Leigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)Rossi, Sir Hugh
Lennox-Boyd, Hon MarkRowe, Andrew
Lewis, Sir Kenneth (Stamf'd)Rumbold, Mrs Angela
Lightbown, DavidRyder, Richard
Lilley, PeterSackville, Hon Thomas
Lloyd, Sir Ian (Havant)Sayeed, Jonathan
Lloyd, Peter (Fareham)Scott, Nicholas
Lord, MichaelShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Lyell, NicholasShaw, Sir Michael (Scarb')
McCrindle, RobertShelton, William (Streatham)
McCurley, Mrs AnnaShepherd, Colin (Hereford)
Macfarlane, NeilShepherd, Richard (Aldridge)
MacGregor, Rt Hon JohnShersby, Michael
MacKay, Andrew (Berkshire)Silvester, Fred
MacKay, John (Argyll & Bute)Sims, Roger
Maclean, David JohnSkeet, Sir Trevor
McLoughlin, PatrickSmith, Cyril (Rochdale)
McNair-Wilson, P. (New F'st)Smith, Sir Dudley (Warwick)
McQuarrie, AlbertSmith, Tim (Beaconsfield)
Madel, DavidSoames, Hon Nicholas
Major, JohnSpeed, Keith
Malins, HumfreySpeller, Tony
Malone, GeraldSpencer, Derek
Maples, JohnSpicer, Jim (Dorset W)
Marland, PaulSpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Marshall, Michael (Arundel)Squire, Robin
Mates, MichaelStanbrook, Ivor
Mather, CarolStanley, Rt Hon John
Mawhinney, Dr BrianStern, Michael
Maxwell-Hyslop, RobinStevens, Lewis (Nuneaton)
Mayhew, Sir PatrickStewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Mellor, DavidStewart, Andrew (Sherwood)
Merchant, PiersStewart, Ian (Hertf'dshire N)
Meyer, Sir AnthonyStradling Thomas, Sir John
Miller, Hal (B'grove)Sumberg, David
Mills, Iain (Meriden)Tapsell, Sir Peter
Miscampbell, NormanTaylor, John (Solihull)
Mitchell, David (Hants NW)Taylor, Teddy (S'end E)
Moate, RogerTebbit, Rt Hon Norman
Monro, Sir HectorTemple-Morris, Peter
Moore, Rt Hon JohnThatcher, Rt Hon Mrs M.
Morris, M. (N'hampton S)Thomas, Rt Hon Peter
Morrison, Hon C. (Devizes)Thompson, Donald (Calder V)
Morrison, Hon P. (Chester)Thompson, Patrick (N'ich N)
Moynihan, Hon C.Thorne, Neil (Ilford S)
Thornton, MalcolmWatts, John
Thurnharn, PeterWells, Bowen (Hertford)
Townend, John (Bridlington)Wells, Sir John (Maidstone)
Townsend, Cyril D. (B'heath)Whitney, Raymond
Trippier, DavidWiggin, Jerry
Trotter, NevilleWilkinson, John
Twinn, Dr IanWinterton, Mrs Ann
van Straubenzee, Sir W.Wolfson, Mark
Vaughan, Sir GerardWrigglesworth, Ian
Waddington, DavidYeo, Tim
Walden, GeorgeYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Waller, Gary
Wardle, C. (Bexhill)Tellers for the Noes:
Warren, KennethMr. Robert Boscawen and
Watson, JohnMr. Francis Maude.

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed: No. 118, in page 30, line 22 at end insert— '(2) It shall he the right of any parent to withdraw his child from any sex education to which that parent objects:.— [Mr. Bruinvels.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:

The House divided: Ayes 46, Noes 301.

Division No. 287][1.50 pm
AYES
Alton, DavidMalins, Humfrey
Ashby, DavidMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Baker, Nicholas (Dorset N)Oppenheim, Rt Hon Mrs S.
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyPercival, Rt Hon Sir Ian
Bendall, VivianPowell, Rt Hon J. E.
Benyon, WilliamProctor, K. Harvey
Bevan, David GilroyRhys Williams, Sir Brandon
Blackburn, JohnRossi, Sir Hugh
Brown, M. (Brigg & Cl'thpes)Shaw, Sir Michael (Scarf)
Bruinvels, PeterShelton, William (Streatham)
Cash, WilliamSims, Roger
Dickens, GeoffreySmith, Cyril (Rochdale)
Dicks, TerryStanbrook, Ivor
Fox, Sir MarcusTaylor, Teddy (S'end E)
Gardiner, George (Reigate)Temple-Morris, Peter
Greenway, HarryThorne, Neil (llford S)
Griffiths, Sir EldonThornton, Malcolm
Ground, PatrickTownend, John (Bridlington)
Hampson, Dr KeithVaughan, Sir Gerard
Hannam, JohnWilkinson, John
Hargreaves, KennethWinterton, Mrs Ann
Hawkins, Sir Paul (N'folk SW)
Hawksley. WarrenTellers for the Ayes:
Kellett-Bowman, Mrs ElaineMr. Den Dover and
Lawrence, IvanMr. David Amess.
NOES
Aitken, JonathanBottomley, Mrs Virginia
Alexander, RichardBowden, A. Brighton K'to'n)
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelBowden, Gerald (Dulwich)
Ancram, MichaelBoyes, Roland
Archer, Rt Hon PeterBoyson, Dr Rhodes
Arnold, TomBraine, Rt Hon Sir Bernard
Ashdown, PaddyBrandon-Bravo, Martin
Aspinwall, JackBright, Graham
Atkins, Rt Hon Sir H.Brinton, Tim
Atkins, Robert (South Ribble)Brittan, Rt Hon Leon
Atkinson, David (B'm'th E)Brown, N. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne E)
Atkinson, N. (Tottenham)Browne, John
Baker, Rt Hon K. (Mole Vall'y)Bruce, Malcolm
Baldry, TonyBuchanan-Smith, Rt Hon A.
Banks, Robert (Harrogate)Budgen, Nick
Banks, Tony (Newham NW)Bulmer, Esmond
Batiste, SpencerBurt, Alistair
Bennett, A. (Dent'n & Red'sh)Callaghan, Jim (Heyw'd & M)
Best, KeithCampbell-Savours, Dale
Biffen, Rt Hon JohnCarlile, Alexander (Montg'y)
Blaker, Rt Hon Sir PeterCarlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln)
Bonsor, Sir NicholasCarlisle, Rt Hon M. (Wton S)
Boscawen Hon RobertCarttiss, Michael
Bottomley, PeterChannon, Rt Hon Paul
Chapman, SydneyHurd, Rt Hon Douglas
Chope, ChristopherJackson, Robert
Churchill, W. S.Jenkin, Rt Hon Patrick
Clark, Dr Michael (Rochford)Jessel, Toby
Clark, Sir W. (Croydon S)Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Clarke, Rt Hon K. (Rushcliffe)Jones, Gwilym (Cardiff N)
Clwyd, Mrs AnnJones. Robert (Herts W)
Cockeram, EricJoseph, Rt Hon Sir Keith
Cocks, Rt Hon M. (Bristol S)Key, Robert
Colvin, MichaelKing, Roger (B'ham N'field)
Cope, JohnKnight, Greg (Derby N)
Cormack, PatrickKnowles, Michael
Couchman, JamesKnox, David
Critchley, JulianLamont, Rt Hon Norman
Crouch, DavidLang, Ian
Cunliffe, LawrenceLatham, Michael
Currie, Mrs EdwinaLawler, Geoffrey
Davies, Ronald (Caerphilly)Lawson, Rt Hon Nigel
Dorrell, StephenLeigh, Edward (Gainsbor'gh)
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord J.Leighton, Ronald
Dubs, AlfredLennox-Boyd, Hon Mark
du Cann, Rt Hon Sir EdwardLewis, Sir Kenneth (Stamfd)
Dunn, RobertLewis, Terence (Worsley)
E&stham, KenLightbown, David
Edwards, Rt Hon N. (P'broke)Lilley, Peter
Eggar, TimLloyd, Tony (Stretford)
Emery, Sir PeterLord, Michael
Evans, John (St. Helens N)Lyell, Nicholas
Evennett, DavidMcCrindle, Robert
Eyre, Sir ReginaldMcCurley, Mrs Anna
Fallon, MichaelMcDonald, Dr Oonagh
Farr, Sir JohnMacfarlane, Neil
Fatchett, DerekMacGregor, Rt Hon John
Favell, AnthonyMcKay, Allen (Penistone)
Fisher, MarkMacKay, Andrew (Berkshire)
Forman, NigelMacKay, John (Argyll & Bute)
Forsyth, Michael (Stirling)Maclean, David John
Forth, EricMcLoughlin, Patrick
Foster, DerekMcNair-Wilson, P. (New F'st)
Franks, CecilMcQuarrie, Albert
Fraser, Peter (Angus East)Madel, David
Freud, ClementMajor, John
Galley, RoyMalone, Gerald
Garel-Jones, TristanMaples, John
Glyn, Dr AlanMarland, Paul
Godman, Dr NormanMarshall, Michael (Arundel)
Golding, Mrs LlinMates. Michael
Gow, IanMather, Carol
Gregory, ConalMaude, Hon Francis
Griffiths, Peter (Portsm'th N)Mawhinney, Dr Brian
Grist, IanMayhew, Sir Patrick
Gummer, Rt Hon John SMeacher, Michael
Hamilton, Hon A. (Epsom)Meadowcroft, Michael
Harris, DavidMellor, David
Hart, Rt Hon Dame JudithMerchant, Piers
Harvey, RobertMeyer, Sir Anthony
Haselhurst, AlanMichie, William
Havers, Rt Hon Sir MichaelMiller, Hal (B'grove)
Hayes, J.Mills, Iain (Meriden)
Hayhoe, Rt Hon BarneyMiscampbell, Norman
Hayward, RobertMitchell, David (Hants NW)
Heathcoat-Amory, DavidMoate, Roger
Henderson, BarryMonro, Sir Hector
Hickmet, RichardMoore, Rt Hon John
Hicks, RobertMorris, M. (N'hampton S)
Hind, KennethMorrison, Hon C. (Devizes)
Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th'm)Moynihan, Hon C.
Hogg, N. (C'nauld & Kilsyth)Neale, Gerrard
Holland, Sir Philip (Gedling)Needham, Richard
Holt, RichardNellist, David
Hordern, Sir PeterNelson, Anthony
Howard, MichaelNeubert, Michael
Howarth, Alan (Stratf'd-on-A)Newton, Tony
Howell, Rt Hon D. (G'ldford)Nicholls, Patrick
Howell, Ralph (Norfolk, N)Norris, Steven
Howells, GeraintO'Neill, Martin
Hoyle, DouglasOnslow, Cranley
Hubbard-Miles, PeterOppenheim, Phillip
Hughes, Sean (Knowsley S)Osborn, Sir John
Hughes, Simon (Southwark)Ottaway, Richard
Page, Sir John (Harrow W)Spencer, Derek
Page, Richard (Herts SW)Spicer, Jim (Dorset W)
Patchett, TerrySpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Patten, Christopher (Bath)Squire, Robin
Patten, J. (Oxf W & Abgdn)Stanley, Rt Hon John
Pawsey, JamesSteel, Rt Hon David
Pendry, TomStern, Michael
Pike, PeterStewart, Allan (Eastwood)
Pollock, AlexanderStewart, Andrew (Sherwood)
Portillo, MichaelStewart, Ian (Hertf'dshire N)
Powell, William (Corby)Stott, Roger
Powley, JohnStradling Thomas, Sir John
Price, Sir DavidStrang, Gavin
Radice, GilesSumberg, David
Raffan, KeithTapsell, Sir Peter
Raison, Rt Hon TimothyTaylor, John (Solihull)
Rathbone, TimTebbit, Rt Hon Norman
Raynsford, NickThatcher, Rt Hon Mrs M.
Redmond, MartinThomas, Rt Hon Peter
Renton, TimThompson, Donald (Calder V)
Rhodes James, RobertThompson, Patrick (N'ich N)
Ridley, Rt Hon NicholasThurnham, Peter
Ridsdale, Sir JulianTownsend, Cyril D. (B'heath)
Roberts, Allan (Bootle)Trippier, David
Robinson, Mark (N'port W)Trotter, Neville
Roe, Mrs MarionTwinn, Dr Ian
Rowe, Andrewvan Straubenzee, Sir W.
Rumbold, Mrs AngelaWaddington, David
Ryder, RichardWalden, George
Sackville, Hon ThomasWaller, Gary
Sayeed, JonathanWarden, Gareth (Gower)
Scott, NicholasWardle, C. (Bexhill)
Sedgemore, BrianWarren, Kenneth
Shaw, Giles (Pudsey)Watson, John
Shepherd, Colin (Hereford)Watts, John
Shepherd, Richard (Aldridge)Wells, Bowen (Hertford)
Shersby, MichaelWells, Sir John (Maidstone)
Shields, Mrs ElizabethWhitney, Raymond
Short, Ms Clare (Ladywood)Wiggin, Jerry
Silvester, FredWinnick, David
Skinner, DennisWolfson, Mark
Smith, C.(lsl'ton S & F'bury)Wrigglesworth, Ian
Smith, Sir Dudley (Warwick)Yeo, Tim
Snape, PeterYoung, Sir George (Acton)
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Soley, CliveTellers for the Noes:
Spearing, NigelMr. Tony Durant and
Speed, KeithMr. Peter Lloyd.
Speller, Tony

Question accordingly negatived.