SB 15-58 Local Government Finance: facts and figures, 1999-2016

This briefing provides information on local government finance, to help inform parliamentary debate on the local government budget and local authority allocations, including on:

  • local government’s share of the overall Scottish budget and annual, real terms, changes over time
  • council tax and non-domestic rates income
  • the council-tax freeze, and whether it is could be deemed to be “under-funded”.

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Published: 22 September 2015

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