Policy paper

Core spending power: provisional local government finance settlement 2021 to 2022

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

Applies to England

Documents

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
  • 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 17 December 2020