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