Elizabeth Truss

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer South West Norfolk

@trussliz https://facebook.com/ElizabethTrussSWNorfolk

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.

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Elizabeth Truss voted a mixture of for and against more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 28 Chw 2022: Elizabeth Truss 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: Elizabeth Truss was absent for a vote on Planning and Local Representation Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2016: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio against making the demolition or change of use of pubs or other drinking establishments subject to planning permission. Show vote
  • On 9 Mai 2016: Elizabeth Truss was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 4 — Provision of Discounted Starter Homes Show vote
  • On 3 Mai 2016: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio for central Government, rather than local councils, 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to require local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 9 Maw 2016: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to give local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Tach 2015: Elizabeth Truss was absent for a vote on Trade Union Bill — Clause 9 — Consent of Devolved Administrations and Local Government Show vote
  • On 14 Hyd 2015: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio in favour of allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and to enable councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 10 Maw 2015: Elizabeth Truss 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 "necessary" rather than merely "desirable" to "protect the amenity of the locality". Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Elizabeth Truss was absent for a vote on Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Development orders: development within the curtilage of a dwelling house Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2012: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio for 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to allow local councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area and to localise assisting those in financial need to pay their council tax. Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2011: Elizabeth Truss 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio against only allowing 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to devolve more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2011: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio t 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio for the Secretary of State to have the power to implement change a local council's system of governance to a mayor and cabinet executive. Show vote
  • On 11 Mai 2011: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio not to give local councils more powers in relation to school admissions. Show vote
  • On 8 Chw 2011: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to allow the establishment of free schools, to abolish a range of teaching related bodies, to allow student loan interest to be charged at market rates, and to allow teachers to search pupils. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2011: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to devolve more powers to local councils and local people particularly in relation to social housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2011: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to authorise 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to give more powers to London local authorities. Show vote
  • On 26 Gor 2010: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to enable 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to enable 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: Elizabeth Truss wedi pleidleisio to enable more schools in England to gain "Academy Status" and the consequent financial independence and removal from local authority control. Show vote

Minor votes

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