HC Deb 03 February 1982 vol 17 cc453-4



'After subsection (1) of section 235 of the Local Government Act 1972 the following subsection shall be inserted:— (1A) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing subsection, a council of a local authority shall have the power to make byelaws making it a criminal offence to distribute any literature within a school which may tend to incite to racial hatred.".'.—[Mr. Lawrence.]

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Brought up, and read the First time.

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

The House divided: Ayes 13, Noes 60.

Division No. 56] [1.00 am
Beith,A.J. Pitt, WilliamHenry
Campbell-Savours, Dale Prescott, John
Clark, DrDavid (S Shields) Summerskill, HonDrShirley
Concannon, RtHon J. D. Whitlock, William
Cryer, Bob
Evans, John (Newton) Tellers for the Ayes:
George, Bruce Mr. Ivan Lawrence and
Mitchell, R.C. (Sotonltchen) Mr. Greville Janner.
Penhaligon, David
Alexander, Richard Dunn, Robert(Dartford)
Berry, HonAnthony Eggar, Tim
Blackburn, John Eyre, Reginald
Boscawen, HonRobert Garel-Jones, Tristan
Buck, Antony Goodlad, Alastair
Budgen, Nick Griffiths, Peter Portsm'thN)
Butler, Hon Adam Gummer, JohnSelwyn
Carlisle, John (Luton West) Hawksley, Warren
Carlisle, Kenneth (Lincoln) Hogg, Hon Douglas (Gr'th 'm)
Colvin, Michael Jopling, RtHon Michael
Cope, John Kilfedder, JamesA.
Dorrell, Stephen Lang, Ian
Dunlop, John Lester, Jim (Beeston)
Lloyd, Peter (Fareham) Rathbone, Tim
McCusker, H. Rhodes James, Robert
Macfarlane, Neil Shepherd, Colin(Hereford)
Major, John Sims, Roger
Mates, Michael Speller, Tony
Mather, Carol Stanbrook, lvor
Maxwell-Hyslop, Robin Stanley, John
Mayhew, Patrick Stradling Thomas, J.
Meyer, SirAnthony Thompson, Donald
Moate, Roger Viggers, Peter
Murphy, Christopher Waller, Gary
Needham, Richard Watson, John
Neubert, Michael Wells, Bowen
Newton, Tony Wheeler, John
Osborn, John Wolfson, Mark
Page, Richard (SW Herts)
Patten, Christopher(Bath) Tellers for the Noes:
Proctor, K. Harvey Mr. David Hunt and
Raison, Timothy Mr. Peter Brooke.

Question accordingly negatived.

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