Gerald Kaufman

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Gerald Kaufman generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government

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Major votes

  • On 22 Feb 2017: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Gerald Kaufman voted against setting 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: Gerald Kaufman 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: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 29 Jun 2010: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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