Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Labour MP for Leicester South

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Academy Schools

Schools with "Academy Status" are given financial independence and freedom from local authority control. Votes have also been held on what requirements ought be made of Academy Schools in relation to admissions, exclusions and personal, social and health education.

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Jon Ashworth consistently voted against academy 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.

Key votes about academy schools:

  • 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 13 Apr 2016: Jon Ashworth voted against turning all primary and secondary schools in England into academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Jon Ashworth voted against the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Jon Ashworth voted against more academy schools, free early education for 3 and 4 year olds, restricting reporting on allegations against teachers, and to abolish five education related quangos. Show vote

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