Bellwin Scheme: guidance and application form

Guidance for local authorities on making applications under the Bellwin Scheme for emergency financial assistance. Page last updated in July 2021.

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 2022-2023 here.

For more information please see the attached guidance.

Bellwin Scheme form and guidance.pdf

Bellwin Scheme form and guidance.doc

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