Mr Bill Tynan

Former Labour MP for Hamilton South

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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Mr Bill Tynan voted a mixture of for and 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.

Key votes about greater autonomy for schools:

  • On 15 Jul 2002: Mr Bill Tynan voted yes on Education Bill — Lords Amendment on Academies' Admissions Arrangements Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Bill Tynan was absent for a vote on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Bill Tynan was absent for a vote on Education Bill — No requirements of attendance at a place of religious worship (No. 2) — rejected Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2002: Mr Bill Tynan was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Abolish selection by aptitude in state schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2002: Mr Bill Tynan was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Power of school to innovate without permission of the Secretary of State — rejected Show vote

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