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George Osborne

Former Conservative MP for Tatton

@George_Osborne

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

George Osborne generally 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.

All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 22 Feb 2017: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: George Osborne 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. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: George Osborne voted to approve the amounts of Revenue Support Grant proposed by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to pay to local councils in 2013-14 Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: George Osborne was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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