Clause 14 - Information about technical education and training: access to English schools

Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 9:11 pm on 21st February 2022.

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  • Division number 189
    A majority of MPs voted not to generally require publicly funded schools in England to ensure each pupil receives face-to-face careers guidance and two weeks’ worth of compulsory work experience.

Amendment proposed: 13, page 18, line 5, at end insert—

“(aa) ensure that each registered pupil receives two weeks’ worth of compulsory work experience,

(ab) ensure that each registered pupil receives face to face careers guidance, and”—(Mr Perkins.)

This amendment would require every school to provide face to face careers guidance for every pupil and two weeks’ worth of compulsory work experience for every registered pupil.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 189 Skills and Post-16 Education Bill — Clause 14 — Information About Technical Education and Training: Access to English Schools

A majority of MPs voted not to generally require publicly funded schools in England to ensure each pupil receives face-to-face careers guidance and two weeks’ worth of compulsory work experience.

Aye: 158 MPs

No: 289 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 198 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 158, Noes 291.

Question accordingly negatived.