Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Stephen Crabb 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.
On 29 Jun 2010:
Stephen Crabb acted as teller for a vote on Local Government Financing — regrets the cuts — rejected
On 9 Feb 2011:
Stephen Crabb voted to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11.
On 13 Feb 2013:
Stephen Crabb 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
On 10 Feb 2015:
Stephen Crabb was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant
On 10 Feb 2016:
Stephen Crabb 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.
On 22 Feb 2017:
Stephen Crabb 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.
On 7 Feb 2018:
Stephen Crabb was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant
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