Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Labour MP for Leicester South

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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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We don’t have enough information to calculate Jon Ashworth’s position on this issue

However, Jon Ashworth has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 29 Jun 2017: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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

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