Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Bob Stewart 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: Bob Stewart 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: Bob Stewart was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Bob Stewart 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: Bob Stewart 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. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Bob Stewart was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Bob Stewart 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: Bob Stewart was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Bob Stewart 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

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