Retention of Business Rates by Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on reforming the way local councils are funded including a switch from central grants to allowing councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area.
Lucy Powell voted against local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas
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of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source
data on PublicWhip.org.uk.
On 20 Mar 2019:
Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019
On 13 Feb 2013:
Lucy Powell 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
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