Labour MPs cast specialist vote

14th March 2003 at 00:00
FORMER schools minister Stephen Byers was among around 100 Labour MPs who voted this week in favour of a Bill ending specialist schools' right to select up to 10 per cent of pupils by "aptitude". The Bill, proposed by Bury North Labour MP David Chaytor, is unlikely to become law because of lack of parliamentary time and government opposition.

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