Jo Swinson

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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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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Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2019-20 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Jo Swinson 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: Jo Swinson voted to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Jo Swinson 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

The office of Jo Swinson MP has informed us that Jo was not available for some votes in the House of Commons from June 2017 until the summer recess, and from October 2017 until December 2017, as she was on parental leave. This affects the numerology section below. Please note that Ms Swinson continued to submit written questions throughout this period.

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