Lord Swire

Ceidwadwyr Peer

@HugoSwire

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 Swire voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees

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Major votes

  • On 9 Rha 2010: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio to raise the UK's undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 9 Rha 2010: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio to approve raising the tuition fee cap to £6,000 per year for courses for which there are no plans in place to promote access and student finance information. Show vote
  • On 31 Maw 2004: Lord Swire acted as teller for a vote on Higher Education Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 27 Ion 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against allowing university tuition fees to increase from £1125 per year to up to £3000 per year, and against making other changes to higher education funding and regulation arrangements. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 29 Meh 2017: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 25 Mai 2016: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 11 Med 2012: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against reducing tuition fees to £6,000, funded by reversing the corporation tax cut for banks and requiring graduates earning over £65,000 a year to pay higher interest rates on their student loans. Show vote
  • On 14 Med 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against the immediate abolition of all tuition fees, the re-introduction of maintenance grants of up to £2,000 for students from low-income homes, and changes to the country's higher education system. Show vote
  • On 14 Med 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio in support of the Liberal Democrat policy of abolition of tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 19 Gor 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against raising the university tuition fee cap to £3,000 per year. Show vote
  • On 23 Meh 2004: Lord Swire Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Higher Education Bill — Clause 27 — Sections 22 to 26: supplementary provisions Show vote
  • On 31 Maw 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against 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 Maw 2004: Lord Swire wedi pleidleisio against 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

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