Alicia Kearns

Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton

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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Alicia Kearns generally voted against more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 28 Feb 2022: Alicia Kearns voted not to allow local councils to run secure schools, youth custody establishments, for 16 to 19 year olds. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2021: Alicia Kearns was absent for a vote on Planning and Local Representation Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 10 Jan 2024: Alicia Kearns voted no on Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2022: Alicia Kearns voted not require the consent of the relevant local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and, where relevant, Mayoral Combined Authority before a body is designated the employer representative body for an area and given a role in developing the local skills improvement plan which public post-16 technical education or training providers would be required to have regard to. Show vote

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