Final local government finance settlement: England, 2022 to 2023

This collection brings together all documents relating to the final local government finance settlement: England, 2022 to 2023.

The local government finance settlement is the annual determination of funding to local government. It needs to be approved by the House of Commons.

This collection covers the final local government finance settlement for 2022 to 2023.

The provisional local government finance settlement 2022 to 2023 was published on 16 December 2021.


The written ministerial statement was laid in Parliament by the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP on 7 February 2022.

Provisional settlement consultation results

This section contains the summary of responses to the provisional settlement consultation, as well as the government’s final policy impact statement.

Final settlement 2022 to 2023

This section contains useful information for those interpreting the local government finance settlement for 2022 to 2023, including:

  • the final local government finance report, 2022/23,
  • key information for local authorities
  • key information for pools
  • supplementary table and explanatory note for authorities with increased business rates retention arrangements
  • breakdown of the settlement funding assessment calculation model

Core spending power of local authorities 2022 to 2023

Core Spending Power is a measure of the resources available to local authorities to fund service delivery. It sets out the funding made available to local authorities through the local government finance settlement. This section has:

  • an explanatory note, which sets out the methodology used to calculate core spending power
  • a summary table, which shows the change in core spending power since last year, and core spending power per dwelling
  • supporting information, which shows the component figures (from Council Tax, locally retained business rates and so on) which are included in core spending power for each local authority
Published 7 February 2022