Liam Fox

Conservative MP for North Somerset

@LiamFox https://facebook.com/drliamfox

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Liam Fox generally voted for 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.

Key votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 23 Feb 2021: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Government's Management of the Economy Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2021: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase — COVID-19 Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2019: Liam Fox voted to set 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 28 Mar 2018: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Local Government Funding Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Liam Fox voted to set 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: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Liam Fox voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2016-17 at a level 24.6% lower than it was set for 2015-16. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Liam Fox voted to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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