Stephen Kinnock

Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Immigration)

Labour MP for Aberavon

@skinnock https://facebook.com/stephenkinnock

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Stephen Kinnock generally 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.

Key votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 23 Feb 2021: Stephen Kinnock voted for a new partnership between an active state and enterprising business, to continue a Covid-19 related uplift in Universal Credit, to reverse the public sector worker pay freeze, for extra funding for councils to prevent council tax rises, and to establish a "British Recovery Bond" to enable people to invest via a scheme providing loans to new businesses. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2021: Stephen Kinnock voted for providing councils with funding to support their work tackling Covid-19. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2019: Stephen Kinnock was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2019-20 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 28 Mar 2018: Stephen Kinnock voted to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Stephen Kinnock was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Stephen Kinnock 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 10 Feb 2016: Stephen Kinnock 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

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