Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Alistair Burt almost always voted for 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:
Alistair Burt voted against expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and against resolving to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth.
On 9 Feb 2011:
Alistair Burt voted to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11.
On 13 Feb 2013:
Alistair Burt was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England)
On 10 Feb 2015:
Alistair Burt voted to set 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:
Alistair Burt voted to set 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:
Alistair Burt voted to set 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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