Nia Griffith

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Llanelli

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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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Nia Griffith generally voted against greater autonomy for schools

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Major votes

  • On 11 Mai 2011: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require school governing bodies and head teachers comply with standards set out by the Secretary of State in relation to the provision of independent careers guidance. Show vote
  • On 11 Mai 2011: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio 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 Chw 2011: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require academy schools to have a curriculum which includes personal, social and health education. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require Academy Schools to comply with legislation on pupil exclusions and behaviour partnerships which would otherwise not apply to them. Show vote
  • On 19 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 24 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Education and Inspections Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Education and Inspections Bill — Duty to encourage schools to become foundation schools — rejected Show vote
  • On 15 Maw 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Education and Inspections Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 21 Chw 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to generally require publicly funded schools in England to ensure each pupil receives face-to-face careers guidance and two weeks’ worth of compulsory work experience. Show vote
  • On 29 Ion 2014: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require all teachers in all state-funded schools to have, or be working towards, Qualified Teacher Status. Show vote
  • On 30 Hyd 2013: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to require state school teachers to have, or be working towards, qualified teacher status. Show vote
  • On 26 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to allow schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio not to allow selective schools which become academies an exemption from the general requirement for academy schools to provide education for pupils of different abilities. Show vote
  • On 24 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Education and Inspections Bill — Regulate schools' admissions policies — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Education and Inspections Bill — End selection by ability — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Education and Inspections Bill — Requirement "to have regard to" the Secretary of State's Code for School Admissions — rejected Show vote
  • On 23 Mai 2006: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Education and Inspections Bill — Acceptance of school rules a condition of admission — rejected Show vote

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