Education Bill (second reading)

Division number 193 in the House of Commons on 8 February 2011.

James Brokenshire voted to allow the establishment of free schools, to abolish a range of teaching related bodies, to allow student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and to allow teachers to search pupils.

A majority of MPs voted the same.

322 for, 243 against, 1 abstained, 79 absent.


Tellers: Stephen Crabb, Norman Lamb


Tellers: Lilian Greenwood, David Hamilton