James Brokenshire

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup

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Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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James Brokenshire 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.

All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 5 Feb 2019: James Brokenshire 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: James Brokenshire was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: James Brokenshire 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. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: James Brokenshire 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: James Brokenshire was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: James Brokenshire 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: James Brokenshire voted to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: James Brokenshire 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. Show vote

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