Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

Photo: Neil Howard

Lord Darling of Roulanish 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 29 Jun 2010: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted in favour of expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2015: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote

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