Maria Eagle

Shadow Minister (Defence)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Garston and Halewood

@meaglemp https://facebook.com/Maria-Eagle-103693786335432

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.

Photo: Neil Howard

Maria Eagle generally voted for more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 28 Chw 2022: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill — Clause 139 — Secure 16 to 19 Academies Show vote
  • On 14 Gor 2021: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio for greater public involvement in the creation of development plans, for greater regulation of permitted development, and to make permission for large housing schemes conditional on them starting within two years. Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to make the demolition or change of use of pubs or other drinking establishments subject to planning permission. Show vote
  • On 9 Mai 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to exempt local councils from having to require discounted starter homes on certain new developments if they provide affordable home ownership via other routes. Show vote
  • On 3 Mai 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio for local councils, rather than central Government, , to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 Mai 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 9 Maw 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against giving local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Tach 2015: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to require the consent of the devolved administrations and local government before applying new regulations on trade union activity within their areas of responsibility. Show vote
  • On 14 Hyd 2015: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and against enabling councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 10 Maw 2015: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to let planning authorities insist Londoners wishing to rent out their homes for short periods have specific planning permission to do so on the grounds the authority considers that it is merely "desirable", rather than "necessary" to "protect the amenity of the locality". Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give local councils the power to remove householders' permitted development rights. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2012: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against an option to make planning applications directly to the Secretary of State in areas where the local planning authority is deemed to be performing poorly. Show vote
  • On 21 Mai 2012: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio 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 7 Rha 2011: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 4 — Power to Require Name and Address for Council Officers, PCSOs and Accredited Individuals When Issuing FPNs Show vote
  • On 18 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to only allow the Mayor of London to designate a Mayoral development area if the majority of councils covering the area agree to the designation. Show vote
  • On 18 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to limit the power of the Secretary of State to repeal laws considered to detract from the general power of competence for local authorities. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against the Secretary of State having the power to implement change a local council's system of governance to a mayor and cabinet executive. Show vote
  • On 11 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give local councils more powers in relation to school admissions. Show vote
  • On 8 Chw 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against proposals which would have allowed the establishment of free schools, resulted in the abolition of a range of teaching related bodies, allowed student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and allowed teachers to search pupils. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against devolving more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against authorising spending relating to the Localism Bill, enabling the devolution of more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2010: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Gor 2010: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 19 Gor 2010: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote
  • On 19 Gor 2010: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against enabling more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 10 Ion 2024: Maria Eagle Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Chw 2022: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to 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
  • On 23 Mai 2018: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Boundary Changes — West Somerset District Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council — Review by Local Government Boundary Commission Show vote
  • On 23 Mai 2018: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Proposal for Single Tier of Local Government in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole — Invitation from the Secretary of State Show vote
  • On 8 Mai 2018: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill — Clause 1 — Victims of Domestic Abuse — Benefit Reduction in Respect of Excess Bedrooms Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against giving a Secretary of State the power to ban certain types of planning condition in England. Show vote
  • On 9 Mai 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give local councils a right to retain payments in respect of vacant high value council houses to provide new social homes where they can demonstrate a need for them. Show vote
  • On 3 Mai 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to require the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 13 Ebr 2016: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against turning all primary and secondary schools in England into academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 21 Hyd 2015: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against allowing the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 11 Chw 2015: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — Safeguards and Conditions for Hydraulic Fracturing Activities (Fracking) Show vote
  • On 5 Tach 2014: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio for local government to have powers to develop more integrated, frequent, cheaper and greener bus services with integrated Oyster card-style ticketing. Show vote
  • On 8 Ion 2014: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to boost housing supply by reforming the development industry; for measures to tackle landbanking; for a new generation of New Towns and Garden Cities and for giving local authorities a new right to grow to deliver the homes their communities need. Show vote
  • On 8 Ion 2014: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give local councils powers to prevent the proliferation of fixed odds betting terminals and betting shops Show vote
  • On 8 Ion 2014: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give local government more powers to regulate betting shops and fixed odds betting terminals. Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2013: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to only allow the Secretary of State to issue a direction to a local council relating to compliance with the code of practice on local authority publicity where evidence of a breach of a code has been sent to the authority and, if the authority has replied, that a report from the Secretary of State in light of that reply has been published. Show vote
  • On 16 Hyd 2013: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to give more powers to local communities in relation to high streets and town and city centres. Show vote
  • On 23 Ion 2013: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio for more regulation of the private rental sector, a national register of landlords, clearer information on charges, and the promotion of longer tenancies when tenants want them. Show vote
  • On 21 Chw 2012: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Clause 9 — Street trading: vehicles and the internet Show vote
  • On 31 Ion 2012: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to require local councils to keep the amount they spend on council tax reductions for those in financial need the same from year to year. Show vote
  • On 25 Ion 2012: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on London Local Authorities Bill — Street Litter Control Notices — Application to All Non Domestic Premises Show vote
  • On 18 Ion 2012: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Bill — Clause 1 — Local Retention of Business Rates Show vote
  • On 11 Ion 2012: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio 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 Ion 2012: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio 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 17 Mai 2011: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio to make specific planning permission be required for betting shops rather than allowing any premises with permission for use for financial and professional services to become a betting shop. Show vote
  • On 31 Maw 2011: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 142 — Directions Releated to Prohibited Actvitity in Parliament Square Show vote
  • On 31 Maw 2011: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 30 Maw 2011: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Local Government Publicity Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2010: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2010: Maria Eagle wedi pleidleisio against introducing Police and Crime Commissioners, against giving local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and against the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote

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