Baroness Burt of Solihull

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol Peer

@LorelyBurt

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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Baroness Burt of Solihull generally voted against more powers for local councils

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Major votes

  • On 10 Maw 2015: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Deregulation Bill — Short-term Use of London Accommodation: Relaxation of Restrictions Show vote
  • On 16 Ebr 2013: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 5 — Power for Secretary of State to Repeal Laws Conflicting with General Power of Competence for Local Government Show vote
  • On 17 Mai 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio not to give local councils more powers in relation to school admissions. Show vote
  • On 8 Chw 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Declines Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2011: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Localism Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2010: Baroness Burt of Solihull wedi pleidleisio to give more powers to London local authorities. Show vote
  • On 26 Gor 2010: Baroness Burt of Solihull was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Gor 2010: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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: Baroness Burt of Solihull 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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