Guidance

Uses of local authority spending and finance data

Information for local authority staff about what happens to the spending and financing data they send to central government.

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Uses of local authority spending and finance data

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Local government expenditure represents about a quarter of all public expenditure. This document explains how the data received from the local authorities is used by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), HM Treasury (HMT), the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 5 February 2013
Last updated 19 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added timetable of forms for local authorities: April 2015 to March 2016.
  2. Added timetable of forms for local authorities: January 2013 to March 2014
  3. First published.