Policy paper

Core spending power: provisional local government finance settlement 2017 to 2018

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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Details

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

  • an explanatory note, which sets out the methodology used to calculate core spending power

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

  • explanatory table: 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 15 December 2016