Sylvia Hermon

Former Independent MP for North Down

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Retention of Business Rates by Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on reforming the way local councils are funded including a switch from central grants to allowing councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area.

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Sylvia Hermon voted a mixture of for and against local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas

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 local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas:

  • On 20 Mar 2019: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019 Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Sylvia Hermon voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Second reading Show vote

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