MPs debate police grant and local government finance reports

07 February 2018

MPs debated the Police Grant and Local Government Finance Reports in the House of Commons on Wednesday 7 February 2018.

Police Grant

The debate was opened by the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Mr Nick Hurd.

Motion for debate

"That the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) for 2018–19 (HC 745), which was laid before this House on 31 January, be approved."

This motion was subject to double majority voting. It was passed by 295 to 239, and 275 to 229 by Members from England and Wales.

Local Government Finance Reports

This followed the debate on the Police Grant Report.

Motions for debate

"That the Report on Local Government Finance (England) 2018-19 (HC 791), which was laid before this House on 5 February, be approved."

This motion was subject to double majority voting and passed by the House by 287 to 223, and 263 to 188 by Members from England and Wales.

"That the Report on Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Principles) (England) 2018-19 (HC 792), which was laid before this House on 5 February, be approved."

This motion was passed without division.

"That the Report on Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Alternative Notional Amounts) (England) 2018-19 (HC 790), which was laid before this House on 20 February, be approved."

This motion was passed without division.

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