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Robert Walter

Former Conservative MP for North Dorset

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.

Photo: Adam Tinworth

Robert Walter voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees

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 university tuition fees:

  • On 11 Sep 2012: Robert Walter voted against reducing tuition fees to £6,000, funded by reversing the corporation tax cut for banks and requiring graduates earning over £65,000 a year to pay higher interest rates on their student loans. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Robert Walter voted to raise the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Robert Walter voted to approve raising the tuition fee cap to £6,000 per year for courses for which there are no plans in place to promote access and student finance information. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on The Student Fees (Amounts) (England) Regulations 2004 Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2004: Robert Walter voted no on Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Robert Walter voted against the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Robert Walter voted against the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Robert Walter 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
  • On 27 Jan 2004: Robert Walter 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
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Robert Walter voted to exempt students at Scottish universities from tuition fees in the 4th year of their degrees. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Robert Walter voted to exempt students at Scottish universities from tuition fees in the 4th year of their degrees. Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 1997: Robert Walter voted disapproved of the existing (£1000/year) arrangements for tuition fees. Show vote

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