Laura Sandys

Cyn Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer South Thanet

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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Laura Sandys consistently voted for greater autonomy for schools

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Major votes

  • On 11 Mai 2011: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio not 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: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio 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 Chw 2011: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio to enable 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: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against requiring new academy schools to only be built in areas where there is a proven need for additional capacity. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against requiring academy schools to have a curriculum which includes personal, social and health education. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio not to require Academy Schools to follow the School Admissions Code. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio to enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 29 Ion 2014: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against requiring all teachers in all state-funded schools to have, or be working towards, Qualified Teacher Status. Show vote
  • On 30 Hyd 2013: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against requiring state school teachers to have, or be working towards, qualified teacher status. Show vote
  • On 26 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio to treat 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: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio against allowing schools for children with special needs to become academies. Show vote
  • On 21 Gor 2010: Laura Sandys wedi pleidleisio 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

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