Lord Prescott

Former MP

Labour

University Tuition Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on tuition fees applicable to UK undergraduate students at universities in England. Subjects of specific votes have been on the subjects of introducing fees, increasing to fees, and capping fees.

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Lord Prescott generally voted for university tuition fees

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 university tuition fees:

  • On 4 Nov 1997: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Student Finance — Opposition Day Debate Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] — New arrangements for giving financial support to students Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 1998: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords] Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2004: Lord Prescott voted in favour of university tuition fees increasing from £1125 per year to up to £3000 per year, and to make other changes to higher education funding and regulation arrangements. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Lord Prescott voted for the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Lord Prescott voted for the introduction of variable university tuition fees (top-up fees) of up to £3,000 per year in place of the previous fixed fee of £1,250 per year. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2004: Lord Prescott voted to allow university tuition fees to increase from £1125 per year to up to £3000 per year, and to make other changes to higher education funding and regulation arrangements. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2004: Lord Prescott voted yes on Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2004: Lord Prescott voted to raise the university tuition fee cap to £3,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2004: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Higher Education Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on University Tuition Fee Cap raise to £6,000 Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2010: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on University Tuition Fee Cap raise to £9,000 Show vote

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