Henry McLeish

Former Labour MSP for Central Fife

Autonomy for Schools

There have been votes in Parliament on giving greater autonomy for schools, including on if more schools should be able to obtain the financial and managerial freedom from local authority control associated with "academy" status, and the degree of freedom schools ought have in relation to admissions policies.

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Henry McLeish has never voted in a major vote about greater autonomy for schools

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Major votes

  • On 24 Mar 1998: Henry McLeish was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Third Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 24 Mar 1998: Henry McLeish voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — End Partial Selection of Pupils — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mar 1998: Henry McLeish was absent for a vote on School Standards and Framework Bill — Abolition of corporal punishment in schools Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Henry McLeish voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — Exemption from strict class size limits — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Mar 1998: Henry McLeish voted no on School Standards and Framework Bill — Grant Maintained Schools (Parental Ballot) — rejected Show vote

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