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Lilian Greenwood

Labour MP for Nottingham South

@LilianGreenwood https://facebook.com/liliangreenwood4labour

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.

Photo: Anna Armstrong

Lilian Greenwood consistently voted 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.

All votes about greater autonomy for schools:

  • On 29 Jan 2014: Lilian Greenwood voted to require all teachers in all state-funded schools to have, or be working towards, Qualified Teacher Status. Show vote
  • On 30 Oct 2013: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Require State School Teachers to Have or be Working Towards Qualified Teacher Status Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Lilian Greenwood voted to require school governing bodies and head teachers comply with standards set out by the Secretary of State in relation to the provision of independent careers guidance. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Lilian Greenwood acted as teller for a vote on Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Lilian Greenwood acted as teller for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted against treating applications from schools seeking academy status received before the bill comes into force as if they were applications under the provisions of the bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted to require new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted to require academy schools to have a curriculum which includes personal, social and health education. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted to require Academy Schools to comply with legislation on pupil exclusions and behaviour partnerships which would otherwise not apply to them. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted not to allow selective schools which become academies an exemption from the general requirement for academy schools to provide education for pupils of different abilities. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lilian Greenwood voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

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