Liam Byrne

Labour MP for Birmingham, Hodge Hill

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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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Liam Byrne consistently 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.

Key votes about university tuition fees:

  • On 29 Jun 2017: Liam Byrne voted for an energy price cap; for a properly resourced industrial strategy; to maintain the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; to maintain the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; for increased funding of public services; to scrap university tuition fees; to restore Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; to end the public sector pay cap and to increase the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 25 May 2016: Liam Byrne voted to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2012: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Higher and Further Education — Tuition Fees Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Liam Byrne voted against raising the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Liam Byrne 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: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Liam Byrne was absent for a vote on The Student Fees (Amounts) (England) Regulations 2004 Show vote

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