Thomas Tugendhat

Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Tonbridge and Malling

@tomtugendhat https://facebook.com/thomas.tugendhat

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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Thomas Tugendhat generally voted against more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 28 Chw 2022: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio not to allow local councils to run secure schools, youth custody establishments, for 16 to 19 year olds. Show vote
  • On 14 Gor 2021: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Planning and Local Representation Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2016: Thomas Tugendhat 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio not 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: Thomas Tugendhat 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: Thomas Tugendhat 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to give local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Tach 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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: Thomas Tugendhat 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

Minor votes

  • On 10 Ion 2024: Thomas Tugendhat Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 21 Chw 2022: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Skills and Post-16 Education Bill — Clause 2 — Designation of Employer Representative Bodies Show vote
  • On 23 Mai 2018: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to allow local councils in West Somerset and Taunton Deane to propose boundary changes without requiring a review or recommendation from the Local Government Boundary Commission. Show vote
  • On 23 Mai 2018: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to allow a proposal for a single tier of local government in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole to be made by the area's local councils without the requirement of an invitation from the Secretary of State. Show vote
  • On 8 Mai 2018: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio not to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2016: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to give a Secretary of State the power to ban certain types of planning condition in England. Show vote
  • On 9 Mai 2016: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against giving 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against requiring 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 21 Hyd 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to allow the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote

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