Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice)

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Orkney and Shetland

@amcarmichaelMP https://facebook.com/AlistairForOrkneyandShetland

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

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

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Alistair Carmichael generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government

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Major votes

  • On 5 Chw 2019: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2019-20 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 7 Chw 2018: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 — Level of Revenue Support Grant Show vote
  • On 22 Chw 2017: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 2016: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to set the main central government grant to local government for 2015-16 at a level 25% lower than it was set for 2014-15. Show vote
  • On 13 Chw 2013: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to approve the amounts of Revenue Support Grant proposed by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to pay to local councils in 2013-14 Show vote
  • On 9 Chw 2011: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to reduce funding for local councils by 4 percent in 2011-12 compared to 2010-11. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 23 Chw 2021: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Government's Management of the Economy Show vote
  • On 25 Ion 2021: Alistair Carmichael was absent for a vote on Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase — COVID-19 Show vote
  • On 28 Maw 2018: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to review local government funding, and to immediately provide more resources to local government. Show vote
  • On 29 Meh 2010: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio against expressing regret in relation to central funding of local government and against resolving to base future decisions on local government funding on fairness, protecting front line services and promoting growth. Show vote

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