Gavin Strang

Former Labour MP for Edinburgh East

University Tuition Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on tuition fees applicable to UK undergraduate students at universities in England. Subjects of specific votes have been on the subjects of introducing fees, increasing to fees, and capping fees.

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Gavin Strang generally voted against university tuition fees

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Major votes

  • On 31 Mar 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2004: Gavin Strang voted against allowing university tuition fees to increase from £1125 per year to up to £3000 per year, and against making other changes to higher education funding and regulation arrangements. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 14 Sep 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Gavin Strang voted to raise the university tuition fee cap to £3,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — New Clause 5 — Abolition of tuition fees chargeable to qualifying student Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Gavin Strang voted not to exempt students at Scottish universities from tuition fees in the 4th year of their degrees. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Gavin Strang voted not to exempt students at Scottish universities from tuition fees in the 4th year of their degrees. Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 1997: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Student Finance — Opposition Day Debate Show vote

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