Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former MP

Labour

Retention of Business Rates by Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on reforming the way local councils are funded including a switch from central grants to allowing councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area.

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Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted against local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas

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 local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas:

  • On 10 Jan 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against allowing local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted against allowing ocal councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and not to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Third Reading 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

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