Ian Murray

MP, Edinburgh South

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Edinburgh South Labour

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Ian Murray consistently voted against 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 29 Jun 2010: Ian Murray 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
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Ian Murray voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Ian Murray 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 10 Feb 2015: Ian Murray 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 10 Feb 2016: Ian Murray 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 22 Feb 2017: Ian Murray voted against setting 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

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