Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Derek Twigg 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
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On 29 Jun 2010:
Derek Twigg voted in favour of expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth.
On 9 Feb 2011:
Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England)
On 13 Feb 2013:
Derek Twigg 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:
Derek Twigg 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 10 Feb 2016:
Derek Twigg 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.
On 22 Feb 2017:
Derek Twigg voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2017-18 at a level 44% lower than it was set for 2016-17.
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