Henry Bellingham

Conservative MP for North West Norfolk

Academy Schools

Schools with "Academy Status" are given financial independence and freedom from local authority control. Votes have also been held on what requirements ought be made of Academy Schools in relation to admissions, exclusions and personal, social and health education.

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Henry Bellingham generally voted for academy 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 academy schools:

  • On 25 May 2016: Henry Bellingham voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Henry Bellingham voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Henry Bellingham voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Henry Bellingham voted for more academy schools, free early education for 3 and 4 year olds, restricting reporting on allegations against teachers, and to abolish five education related quangos. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Clause 16 — Pre-commencement applications etc Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Permitting Special Schools to Become Academies Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Henry Bellingham was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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