Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Jim Shannon voted a mixture of for and against reducing central government funding of local government

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Major votes

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon 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: Jim Shannon voted against setting 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: Jim Shannon voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Jim Shannon voted against approving 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: Jim Shannon voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote

Minor votes

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