Johnny Mercer

Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Minister for Veterans' Affairs)

Conservative MP for Plymouth, Moor View

@JohnnyMercerUK https://facebook.com/JohnnyForPlymouth

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Johnny Mercer 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.

Key votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 23 Feb 2021: Johnny Mercer was absent for a vote on Government's Management of the Economy Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2021: Johnny Mercer was absent for a vote on Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase — COVID-19 Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2019: Johnny Mercer voted to set 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: Johnny Mercer was absent for a vote on Local Government Funding Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Johnny Mercer was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Johnny Mercer 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: Johnny Mercer 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

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