Local Government Finance (England) — 22 Feb 2017 at 18:06

The majority of MPs voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2017-18 at a level 44% lower than it was set for 2016-17.

The majority of MPs voted to set the "Revenue Support Grant" for local government for the financial year 2017/2018 at £4,981,793,727 (The figure for 2016/2017 was £7,183,928,972[1])

There is a plan for local government to retain all business rates income raised locally by 2020, with redistributions between authorities, as central government grants are phased out.[2]

The motion approved by the majority of MPs, and the majority representing English constituencies was:


Debate in Parliament |

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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
Con264 (+2 tell) 1081.2%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 147 (+2 tell)064.8%
LDem0 5055.6%
PC0 1033.3%
SDLP0 1033.3%
UUP0 20100.0%
Total:269 158073.7%

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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Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no

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