Diane Abbott

Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington

@HackneyAbbott https://facebook.com/Dianeabbott

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.

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Diane Abbott almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government

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 reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Diane Abbott voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 56% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Diane Abbott voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Diane Abbott voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2017-18 at a level 44% lower than it was set for 2016-17. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Diane Abbott voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Diane Abbott voted against approving the amounts of Revenue Support Grant proposed by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to pay to local councils in 2013-14 Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Diane Abbott voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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