Thangam Debbonaire

Opposition Whip (Commons)

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Bristol West Labour

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Thangam Debbonaire 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.

All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 10 Feb 2016: Thangam Debbonaire was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Thangam Debbonaire acted as teller for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Thangam Debbonaire acted as teller for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote

The office of Thangam Debbonaire MP has asked us to note that from 1st July 2015 until September 2016 Thangam Debbonaire was having treatment for cancer. During that time she was ‘paired’ for votes – so her absence was matched by a Tory absence. In effect constituents continued to be represented. She worked from the constituency on constituency matters, she and her staff continued to do casework, answer policy emails, submit questions to Ministers.

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