Penny Mordaunt

Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

Conservative MP for Portsmouth 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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Penny Mordaunt 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.

Major votes

  • On 25 Jan 2021: Penny Mordaunt was absent for a vote on Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase — COVID-19 Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2019: Penny Mordaunt was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2019-20 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2018: Penny Mordaunt was absent for a vote on Local Government Funding Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Penny Mordaunt 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: Penny Mordaunt 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: Penny Mordaunt 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: Penny Mordaunt voted to set 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: Penny Mordaunt 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: Penny Mordaunt was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2010: Penny Mordaunt 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

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

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Minor votes

Informative Agreements

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This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No informative agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

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