Christopher Fraser

Former Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

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.

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Christopher Fraser consistently voted for greater autonomy for schools

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Major votes

  • On 24 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Duty to encourage schools to become foundation schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2006: Christopher Fraser voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 24 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted no on Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected Show vote
  • On 23 May 2006: Christopher Fraser voted yes on Education and Inspections Bill — Acceptance of school rules a condition of admission — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Exemption from strict class size limits — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Grant Maintained Schools (Parental Ballot) — rejected Show vote

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