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.
Michelle Donelan generally voted for academy schools
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On 22 Mar 2016:
Michelle Donelan was absent for a vote on March 2016 Budget
On 13 Apr 2016:
Michelle Donelan voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government.
On 25 May 2016:
Michelle Donelan voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees.
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