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Jamie Reed

Former Labour MP for Copeland

@JamieFonzarelli

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

Photo: Neil Howard

Jamie Reed generally voted for more powers for local councils

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 more powers for local councils:

  • On 13 Dec 2016: Jamie Reed voted to make the demolition or change of use of pubs or other drinking establishments subject to planning permission. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Jamie Reed voted against giving a Secretary of State the power to ban certain types of planning condition in England. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 4 — Provision of Discounted Starter Homes Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 72 — Vacant High Value Local Authority Housing — Local Retention of Funds for Social Housing Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Jamie Reed voted for local councils, rather than central Government, , to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Jamie Reed voted to require the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Jamie Reed voted against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Schools White Paper — Academies Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Jamie Reed voted against giving local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Consent of Devolved Administrations and Local Government Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2015: Jamie Reed voted against allowing the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Jamie Reed voted against allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and against enabling councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2015: Jamie Reed voted to let planning authorities insist Londoners wishing to rent out their homes for short periods have specific planning permission to do so on the grounds the authority considers that it is merely "desirable", rather than "necessary" to "protect the amenity of the locality". Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jamie Reed voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given. Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2014: Jamie Reed voted for local government to have powers to develop more integrated, frequent, cheaper and greener bus services with integrated Oyster card-style ticketing. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Jamie Reed voted to boost housing supply by reforming the development industry; for measures to tackle landbanking; for a new generation of New Towns and Garden Cities and for giving local authorities a new right to grow to deliver the homes their communities need. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Jamie Reed voted to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2014: Jamie Reed voted to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2013: Jamie Reed voted to only allow the Secretary of State to issue a direction to a local council relating to compliance with the code of practice on local authority publicity where evidence of a breach of a code has been sent to the authority and, if the authority has replied, that a report from the Secretary of State in light of that reply has been published. Show vote
  • On 16 Oct 2013: Jamie Reed voted to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2013: Jamie Reed voted to give local councils the power to remove householders' permitted development rights. Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2013: Jamie Reed voted for more regulation of the private rental sector, a national register of landlords, clearer information on charges, and the promotion of longer tenancies when tenants want them. Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2012: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Clause 1 — Planning Applications Directly to Secretary of State Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Jamie Reed voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2012: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 9 — Street trading: vehicles and the internet Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2012: Jamie Reed voted to require local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Street Litter Control Notices — Application to All Non Domestic Premises Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Jamie Reed voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Carry over to next Parliamentary session Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2012: Jamie Reed voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2011: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 4 — Power to Require Name and Address for Council Officers, PCSOs and Accredited Individuals When Issuing FPNs Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Jamie Reed voted to only allow the Mayor of London to designate a Mayoral development area if the majority of councils covering the area agree to the designation. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Jamie Reed voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Jamie Reed voted to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities. Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Schedule 2 — Power for Secretary of State to Impose Change to Mayor and Cabinet Executive Show vote
  • On 17 May 2011: Jamie Reed voted to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 11 May 2011: Jamie Reed voted to give local councils more powers in relation to school admissions. Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 142 — Directions Releated to Prohibited Actvitity in Parliament Square Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2011: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Local Government Publicity Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2011: Jamie Reed voted against proposals which would have allowed the establishment of free schools, resulted in the abolition of a range of teaching related bodies, allowed student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and allowed teachers to search pupils. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Jamie Reed voted against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Jamie Reed voted against authorising spending relating to the Localism Bill, enabling the devolution of more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Money Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jul 2010: Jamie Reed was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Jamie Reed voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 19 Jul 2010: Jamie Reed voted against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

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