Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:43 pm on 5th February 2019.

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The House having divided: Ayes 298, Noes 240.

Votes cast by Members for constituencies in England: Ayes 270, Noes 208.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Resolved,

That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 2019–20 (HC 1916), which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.

More than three hours having elapsed since the commencement of proceedings on the motion, the Deputy Speaker put the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Order, 31 January).

Resolved,

That the Report on Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Alternative Notional Amounts) (England) 2019-20 (HC 1917), which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.—(James Brokenshire.)

Resolved,

That the Report on Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Principles) (England) 2019–20 (HC 1918), which was laid before this House on 29 January, be approved.—(James Brokenshire.)