Hugh Gaffney

Former Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill


Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Hugh Gaffney 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

All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 5 Feb 2019: Hugh Gaffney 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: Hugh Gaffney voted to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Hugh Gaffney was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote

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