Local government spending


  1. Delivering Differently in Neighbourhoods

    Programme supporting local authorities to redesign services to deliver at neighbourhood level – prospectus and expression of interest form.

  2. Delivering Differently: expression of interest

    An application form for the Delivering Differently fund, which helps local authorities transform services through alternative delivery models.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. New burdens doctrine: guidance for government departments
  2. Lead local authority flood grant 2017-18 to 2019-20
  3. Business rates guidance for pubs and licensed trade
  4. 75% business rates retention pilots 2019 to 2020: prospectus
  5. 1/2015: business rates and childcare providers
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News and communications

  1. Local government finance settlement 2020-21 proposals unveiled following biggest funding increase in almost a decade
  2. Treasury minister visits Tees Valley
  3. Treasury renews support for Northern Powerhouse
  4. Scottish Secretary visits Falkirk to discuss economic development for the area
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Research and statistics

  1. Improved Better Care Fund 2018-19: quarterly and year-end reporting
  2. Income and tax by county and region, confidence intervals
  3. Income and tax by borough and district or unitary authority, confidence intervals
  4. Improved Better Care Fund: provider fee reporting, quarter 2, 2018-19
  5. Improved Better Care Fund 2017-18: quarterly and year-end reporting
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Local government finance settlement 2020 to 2021: technical consultation
  2. Local government finance and the 2019 Spending Review: response to the select committee report
  3. Funding of local authorities’ children’s services: government response to the Select Committee report
  4. Brexit and local government: response to the HCLG Select Committee report
  5. Final local government finance settlement 2019 to 2020: equality statement
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Pooling of non-domestic rates and redistribution to local authorities in England account 2013 to 2014
  2. Pooling of non-domestic rates and redistribution to local authorities in England account 2012 to 2013
  3. Council compensation for Council Tax exemption for students
  4. Community Budgets: minutes of meetings
  5. Community Budgets: agendas and minutes
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