Deidre Brock

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (House of Commons Business)

Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

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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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Deidre Brock generally 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: Deidre Brock 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: Deidre Brock was absent for a vote on Schools White Paper — Academies Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Deidre Brock 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

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