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Lord Bruce of Bennachie

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

Liberal Democrat Peer

@malcolmbruce

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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Lord Bruce of Bennachie generally voted for 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.

All votes about academy schools:

  • On 11 May 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted for 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
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to allow the establishment of free schools, to abolish a range of teaching related bodies, to allow student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and to allow teachers to search pupils. Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Clause 16 — Pre-commencement applications etc Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Permitting Special Schools to Become Academies Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lord Bruce of Bennachie voted to enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

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