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Bellwin Scheme: guidance and application form

Published: 10 Apr 2013

Guidance for local authorities on making applications under the Bellwin Scheme for emergency financial assistance. Page last updated in August 2019.

10 Apr 2013
Bellwin Scheme: guidance and application form

The Bellwin Scheme operates under Section 155(2) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and allows Scottish Ministers to make additional revenue support to local authorities to assist with the immediate, and unforeseen costs in dealing with the aftermath of emergency incidents.

You can see the threshold amounts for 2019-2020 here.

For more information please see the attached guidance.