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Mr Iain Coleman

Former Labour MP for Hammersmith and Fulham

Autonomy for Schools

There have been votes in Parliament on giving greater autonomy for schools, including on if more schools should be able to obtain the financial and managerial freedom from local authority control associated with "academy" status, and the degree of freedom schools ought have in relation to admissions policies.

Photo: Anna Armstrong

Mr Iain Coleman generally voted against greater autonomy for schools

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater autonomy for schools:

  • On 15 Jul 2002: Mr Iain Coleman voted yes on Education Bill — Lords Amendment on Academies' Admissions Arrangements Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Iain Coleman voted no on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Iain Coleman voted no on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Iain Coleman was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Abolish selection by aptitude in state schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2002: Mr Iain Coleman voted no on Education Bill — Power of school to innovate without permission of the Secretary of State — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Mr Iain Coleman voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Mr Iain Coleman voted yes on School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Mr Iain Coleman was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Mr Iain Coleman was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Exemption from strict class size limits — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Mr Iain Coleman was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Grant Maintained Schools (Parental Ballot) — rejected Show vote

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