Frank Dobson

Former MP, Holborn and St Pancras

Holborn and St Pancras Labour

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Frank Dobson 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 29 Jun 2010: Frank Dobson voted in favour of expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth. Show full debate
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Frank Dobson voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show full debate
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Frank Dobson 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 full debate
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Frank Dobson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show full debate

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