Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Siobhain McDonagh generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government

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Major votes

  • On 5 Chw 2019: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 56% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 7 Chw 2018: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote
  • On 22 Chw 2017: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2017-18 at a level 44% lower than it was set for 2016-17. Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 2016: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio against setting the main central government grant to local government for 2016-17 at a level 24.6% lower than it was set for 2015-16. Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 2015: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 13 Chw 2013: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14 (England) Show vote
  • On 9 Chw 2011: Siobhain McDonagh was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance Settlement 2011-12 (England) Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 23 Chw 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio for a new partnership between an active state and enterprising business, to continue a COVID-19 related uplift in Universal Credit, to reverse the public sector worker pay freeze, for extra funding for councils to prevent council tax rises, and to establish a "British Recovery Bond" to enable people to invest via a scheme providing loans to new businesses. Show vote
  • On 25 Ion 2021: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio for providing councils with funding to support their work tackling COVID-19. Show vote
  • On 28 Maw 2018: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 29 Meh 2010: Siobhain McDonagh wedi pleidleisio 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

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