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 Mann almost always 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 20 Mar 2019: Lord Mann voted against greater local business rate retention in certain areas and against a proposed scheme to redistribute business rate income between public bodies in different areas. Show vote
  • On 13 Feb 2013: Lord Mann was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 21 May 2012: Lord Mann 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 18 Jan 2012: Lord Mann voted to delay enabling local councils to keep money raised from business rates in their areas. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Lord Mann 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 10 Jan 2012: Lord Mann 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

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