Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Jim Murphy 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.
On 29 Jun 2010:
Jim Murphy was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected
On 9 Feb 2011:
Jim Murphy voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11.
On 13 Feb 2013:
Jim Murphy 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
On 10 Feb 2015:
Jim Murphy 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.
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