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Sammy Wilson

Former DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Sammy Wilson 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 5 Feb 2019: Sammy Wilson voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 56% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Sammy Wilson voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected Show vote

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