Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

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Leicester South Labour/Co-operative

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Jon Ashworth 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 13 Feb 2013: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Jon Ashworth 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

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