Margaret Greenwood

Labour MP for Wirral West

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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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Margaret Greenwood 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.

Key votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 23 Feb 2021: Margaret Greenwood 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: Margaret Greenwood voted for providing councils with funding to support their work tackling COVID-19. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2019: Margaret Greenwood voted against setting 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 28 Mar 2018: Margaret Greenwood voted to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Margaret Greenwood 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
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Margaret Greenwood 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: Margaret Greenwood 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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