Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

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 Darling of Roulanish almost always 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.

All votes about academy schools:

  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against enabling 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 Darling of Roulanish voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — New Academies Only Where There is Proven Need -rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against treating applications from schools seeking academy status received before the bill comes into force as if they were applications under the provisions of the bill. Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against proposals which would have allowed the establishment of free schools, resulted in the abolition of a range of teaching related bodies, allowed student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and allowed teachers to search pupils. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against 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

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