Jo Swinson

Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

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East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat

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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Jo Swinson consistently voted for 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 9 Dec 2010: Jo Swinson voted to raise the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2010: Jo Swinson 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 11 Sep 2012: Jo Swinson 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 29 Jun 2017: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Energy Prices — Europe — Tuition Fees — Public Sector Pay — Minimum Wage — Student Grants Show vote

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