Guidance

Public health grants to local authorities: 2018 to 2019

The public health allocations to local authorities for improving local population health and the conditions for using the money.

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Local authorities (upper tier and unitary) are responsible for improving the health of their local population and reducing health inequalities.

In the financial year ending 2019, local authorities will receive £3.215 billion public health grant for their public health duties for all ages. Also included is a list of indicative public health allocations for the year 2019 to 2020.

The local authority circular sets out the allocations and conditions for using the grant. The local authorities in Greater Manchester piloting the business rates retention will not receive grant from the government and are therefore not governed by the grant conditions.

Published 21 December 2017
Last updated 15 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added consolidated spreadsheet of allocations for 2018 to 2019 and indicative allocations for 2019 to 2020.
  2. First published.