Kate Hoey

MP, Vauxhall

Vauxhall Labour

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

Photo: Neil Howard

Kate Hoey voted a mixture of for and against more powers for local councils

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 more powers for local councils:

  • On 19 Jul 2010: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Kate Hoey voted against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Kate Hoey voted against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Kate Hoey voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Kate Hoey voted against authorising spending relating to the Localism Bill, enabling the devolution of more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill (second reading) Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Publicity Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 142 — Directions Releated to Prohibited Actvitity in Parliament Square Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Education Bill — Clause 34 — Role of Local Authority in Implementation of Decisions by School Admissions Adjudicator Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Kate Hoey voted to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Kate Hoey voted against the Secretary of State having the power to implement change a local council's system of governance to a mayor and cabinet executive. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Kate Hoey voted to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 168 — Designation of Mayoral Development Areas Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2011: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 4 — Power to Require Name and Address for Council Officers, PCSOs and Accredited Individuals When Issuing FPNs Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Kate Hoey voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Kate Hoey voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Street Litter Control Notices — Application to All Non Domestic Premises Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Kate Hoey voted to require local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year. Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2012: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 9 — Street trading: vehicles and the internet Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Kate Hoey voted against an option to make planning applications directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly. Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2013: Kate Hoey voted for more regulation of the private rental sector, a national register of landlords, clearer information on charges, and the promotion of longer tenancies when tenants want them. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Kate Hoey voted to give local councils the power to remove householders' permitted development rights. Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: Kate Hoey voted to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2013: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Local Audit and Accountability Bill — Clause 39 — Protocol for Issuing Direction Relating to Code of Practice on Local Authority Publicity Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Kate Hoey voted to boost housing supply by reforming the development industry; for measures to tackle landbanking; for a new generation of New Towns and Garden Cities and for giving local authorities a new right to grow to deliver the homes their communities need. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Kate Hoey voted to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Kate Hoey voted to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Local Bus Services Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Kate Hoey voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2015: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Deregulation Bill — Short-term Use of London Accommodation: Relaxation of Restrictions Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Kate Hoey voted against allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and against enabling councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2015: Kate Hoey voted against allowing the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Consent of Devolved Administrations and Local Government Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Kate Hoey voted against giving local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Kate Hoey voted against turning all primary and secondary schools in England into academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Kate Hoey voted for local councils, rather than central Government, , to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Kate Hoey voted to require the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Kate Hoey voted against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Kate Hoey voted to exempt local councils from having to require discounted starter homes on certain new developments if they provide affordable home ownership via other routes. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Kate Hoey voted to give local councils a right to retain payments in respect of vacant high value council houses to provide new social homes where they can demonstrate a need for them. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Neighbourhood Planning Bill — New Clause 9 — Requirement for Planning Permission for the Demolition or Change of Use of Drinking Establishments Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Kate Hoey was absent for a vote on Neighbourhood Planning Bill — Clause 12 — Power for Secretary of State to Ban Certain Types of Planning Conditions in England Show vote

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