Policy paper

Core spending power: provisional local government finance settlement 2016 to 2017

Spending power measures the overall revenue funding available for local authority services.

Documents

Explanatory note on core spending power

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Core spending power summary

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Core spending power supporting information

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Core spending power: visible lines of funding

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Details

Core spending power measures the core revenue funding available for local authority services, including Council Tax and locally retained business rates.

  • the explanatory note sets out the methodology used to calculate the change in spending power in 2016 to 2017

  • the summary table shows the change in core spending power over the Spending Review period, year-on-year changes and core spending power per dwelling

  • the supporting information 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

  • supporting tables, showing funding elements which have been kept visible

Published 17 December 2015