Lord Hain

Labour Peer

@peterhain

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 Hain consistently voted against academy schools

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Major votes

  • On 11 May 2011: Lord Hain 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
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Lord Hain 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 26 Jul 2010: Lord Hain 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 Hain voted to require new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Lord Hain 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 Hain voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 26 Jul 2010: Lord Hain 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 21 Jul 2010: Lord Hain voted to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote

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