Four other backbenchers raised the issue of school funding during the session, including Conservative Michelle Donelan, who asked the prime minister to reaffirm her commitment to fair funding for school.
Broadcaster ITV says it will hold a live election debate ahead of the general election despite Theresa May's refusal to go head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn. There were also a number of abstentions.
The Lib Dem leader insisted: "I don't think I struggled to answer, I talked about how I'm not in a position to be making theological pronouncements".
The vote came soon after former UK Chancellor George Osborne announced that he intends to quit as an MP.
Polls give the Conservatives a double-digit lead over Labour, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce a bigger Conservative majority.
DUP leader Arlene Foster called on voters to take the opportunity to "vote for the union". "Because when we win, it's the people, not the powerful, who win", he will say.
TV debates don't have a long history in British politics, but were a feature of the last two elections, in 2010 and 2015.
Of the 522 MPs who supported the motion, 325 were Conservatives and 174 Labour.
"Following their conversation, the president considers that the real political negotiations on Article 50 with the United Kingdom will start after the elections foreseen for the 8th of June", the spokesman said, referring to European Union treaty rule that regulates the exit of a member state from the bloc.
In Scotland, voters previous year favored staying in the European Union, compared with overall 52-48 percent British support to depart the organization. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German government assumes that the negotiations can be continued without disruption".
The UK is our largest export market and Deputy Timmy Dooley says a delay in Brexit negotiations could have a negative impact here. The hotly contested "Brexit" referendum ended with the resignation of then-Prime Minister David Cameron.
She added: "People have a unity of goal".
I really hope that people can see through this. Respected veteran Alan Johnson and chair of parliament's business committee Iain Wright were among those who have said they won't stand, and their colleagues expect others to follow. He added: "If it isn't a triumphant success, it will be to some extent a personal failure".
SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said the Prime Minister's decision reflects the disdain she holds for the north and attempts to restore power sharing government.
Even though the party looks set to lose many seats, some of Corbyn's internal party opponents welcomed May's election call, seeing it as an opportunity to get rid of the leader after the predicted collapse.
He said that the future location of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the two EU bodies based in London, will not be part of the Brexit talks.
According to the crowdfunding page, the campaign also aims to make the Brexit deal process transparent, while ensuring the next government has no mandate to destroy the rights and relationship with Europe.
If the election is approved Wednesday, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly six weeks of campaigning.
"We won't be doing television debates", May said, adding that politicians should spend election campaigns "out and about" meeting voters.
I welcome the PM's decision to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first.