Central Government Funding for Local Councils
There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.
Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government
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On 10 Feb 2015:
Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant
On 13 Feb 2013:
Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England)
On 9 Feb 2011:
Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown voted against reducing funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11.
On 29 Jun 2010:
Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown 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.
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