Claudia Webbe

Independent MP for Leicester East

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

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Claudia Webbe consistently voted for more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 28 Feb 2022: Claudia Webbe voted to to allow local councils to run secure schools, youth custody establishments, for 16 to 19 year olds. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2021: Claudia Webbe voted for greater public involvement in the creation of development plans, for greater regulation of permitted development, and to make permission for large housing schemes conditional on them starting within two years. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 10 Jan 2024: Claudia Webbe voted no on Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2022: Claudia Webbe was absent for a vote on Skills and Post-16 Education Bill — Clause 2 — Designation of Employer Representative Bodies Show vote

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