Sylvia Hermon

Former Independent MP for North Down

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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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Sylvia Hermon almost always voted 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 29 Jun 2017: Sylvia Hermon voted against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 25 May 2016: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Forcing Schools to Become Academies — Further Rises in University Tuition Fees Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2012: Sylvia Hermon voted to reduce 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: Sylvia Hermon voted against raising the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Sylvia Hermon voted against 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: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on The Student Fees (Amounts) (England) Regulations 2004 Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2004: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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: Sylvia Hermon 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

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