Chris Williamson

Former Independent MP for Derby North

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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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Chris Williamson consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government

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Major votes

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Chris Williamson was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2019-20 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Chris Williamson voted against setting 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 10 Feb 2015: Chris Williamson 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: Chris Williamson 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: Chris Williamson voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 28 Mar 2018: Chris Williamson voted to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Chris Williamson voted in favour of expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth. Show vote

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