Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 23 — Report on Funding of Combined Authorities — 21 Oct 2015 at 15:22

The majority of MPs voted not to require a report on the impact on combined authorities of the way in which central government funds are allocated to them.

Combined authorities are groups of local councils which, in relation to certain areas of their activities, pool responsibilities and receive additional powers devolved from central government.

MPs were considering the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill[1]

The proposed new clause, titled: Fair funding settlement: report which was rejected in this vote stated:

“Within six months of the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State must publish a report on the impact on the functions of combined authorities of the fairness of the distribution of funding from central government to local authorities, particularly with regard to levels of deprivation.”

An explanatory statement accompanying the rejected new clause stated:

  • This new Clause would require a report linking the impact of devolution with the level of funding.


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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 (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con306 (+2 tell) 0093.3%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab0 200 (+2 tell)087.4%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
UKIP0 10100.0%
Total:311 213089.9%

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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