Local Government Finance Report 2015-16 — Level of Revenue Support Grant — 10 Feb 2015 at 19:02

The majority of MPs voted 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.

The majority of MPs voted to set the "Revenue Support Grant" for local government for the financial year 2015/2016 at £9,532,747,360 and to set the ratio of local to central funding at 1:1.

The "Revenue Support Grant" for 2014-15 was £12,700,734,884[1]

The Government have published a document[2] stating the average reduction in councils’ "spending power" is 1.8% and "Spending power" is the fairest and most accurate way of calculating the money available for councils to provide local services. It includes funding from central government through the settlement, as well as income through fees and charges they raise, local council tax, grants, NHS funding to support social care and resources for public health, and business rates"

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:


Debate in Parliament | Source |

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con244 (+1 tell) 0080.9%
DUP0 1012.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 20100.0%
Lab0 183 (+2 tell)071.7%
LDem41 (+1 tell) 0075.0%
PC0 2066.7%
Respect0 10100.0%
UKIP1 0050.0%
Total:286 190075.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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