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.
Antoinette Sandbach consistently voted for academy schools
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On 25 May 2016:
Antoinette Sandbach was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Forcing Schools to Become Academies — Further Rises in University Tuition Fees
On 13 Apr 2016:
Antoinette Sandbach 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 22 Mar 2016:
Antoinette Sandbach voted to approve 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.