Andrew Smith

Former Labour MP for Oxford East

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Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Andrew Smith generally 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 22 Feb 2017: Andrew Smith was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Andrew Smith 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: Andrew Smith was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Andrew Smith was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Andrew Smith voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Andrew Smith was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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