Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Jack Straw 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.
On 10 Feb 2015:
Jack Straw 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.
On 13 Feb 2013:
Jack Straw 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 9 Feb 2011:
Jack Straw was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England)
On 29 Jun 2010:
Jack Straw was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected