Giles Watling

Conservative MP for Clacton


Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Giles Watling voted for reducing central government funding of local government

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All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Giles Watling 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 7 Feb 2018: Giles Watling was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote

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