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GENERAL TEACHING COUNCIL FOR ENGLAND AND TEACHERS' RIGHT TO A PRIVATE LIFE

That this House notes the recent General Teaching Council for England consultation on a revised Code of Conduct and Practice for Teachers; recognises the need for the Council to set standards within its terms of reference; expresses concern that under the proposed code teachers would always be expected to be on duty, as they would be judged on their leisure time outside school, including at home, during the weekends and holidays; believes that while teachers must be expected to act within the law at all times, it would be unacceptable for the code to interfere in every registered teacher's right to a private life; and further believes that the profession should be involved in a debate about the extent to which teachers' professional and private lives are separate before such revisions are made to the code.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Amess, David Conservative Party Southend West 23.02.2009
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 04.03.2009
Berry, Roger Labour Party Kingswood 24.02.2009
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 11.02.2009
Cook, Frank Labour Party Stockton North 23.02.2009
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 09.02.2009
Cruddas, Jon Labour Party Dagenham 12.02.2009
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 09.02.2009
Davies, Philip Conservative Party Shipley 22.04.2009
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 11.02.2009
Devine, Jim Labour Party Livingston 10.02.2009
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 09.02.2009
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 23.02.2009
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 04.03.2009
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 27.02.2009
Featherstone, Lynne Liberal Democrats Hornsey and Wood Green 20.04.2009
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 10.02.2009
Gerrard, Neil Labour Party Walthamstow 23.02.2009
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 11.02.2009
Harris, Evan Liberal Democrats Oxford West and Abingdon 23.02.2009
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 12.02.2009
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 09.02.2009
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 10.02.2009
Hughes, Simon Liberal Democrats North Southwark and Bermondsey 30.04.2009
Humble, Joan Labour Party Blackpool North and Fleetwood 23.02.2009
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 10.02.2009
Iddon, Brian Labour Party Bolton South East 23.02.2009
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 05.03.2009
Keen, Alan Labour Party Feltham and Heston 06.03.2009
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 09.02.2009
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 05.03.2009
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 25.02.2009
McCafferty, Chris Labour Party Calder Valley 23.04.2009
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 11.02.2009
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 30.03.2009
O'Hara, Edward Labour Party Knowsley South 24.02.2009
Palmer, Nick Labour Party Broxtowe 24.02.2009
Plaskitt, James Labour Party Warwick and Leamington 23.02.2009
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 12.02.2009
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 04.03.2009
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 25.02.2009
Slaughter, Andy Labour Party Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush 02.03.2009
Spink, Bob INDEPENDENT Castle Point 09.02.2009
Taylor, David Labour Party North West Leicestershire 09.02.2009
Taylor, Richard INDEPENDENT Wyre Forest 04.03.2009
Todd, Mark Labour Party South Derbyshire 25.02.2009
Turner, Desmond Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 09.03.2009
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 11.02.2009
Wareing, Robert N Labour Party Liverpool West Derby 23.02.2009
Webb, Steve Liberal Democrats Northavon 02.03.2009
Widdecombe, Ann Conservative Party Maidstone and the Weald 09.03.2009