The national statistics on the final outturn figures of local authority capital expenditure and receipts in the financial year April 2010 to March 2011. These were released on 21 October 2011 under arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
The statistical release includes data from 2006 to 2007 up to 2010 to 2011 and incorporates minor changes to the aggregate figures. It provides additional annexes which were not in the second provisional outturn published on 8 September 2011.
- capital expenditure by local authorities in England rose to £23.1 billion in 2010 to 2011, a year-on-year increase of 8%, due mainly to the GLA’s expenditure via Transport for London
- if the GLA’s expenditure was excluded from the England totals, then capital expenditure was unchanged from 2009 to 2010
- capital expenditure has risen by nearly 42% in the last 4 years, nearly 28% in real terms
- capital receipts were unchanged in 2010 to 2011, at £1.5 billion, from 2009 to 2010