Local government funding 2020-2021: process overview

Overview of the process to determine the Local Government Finance Settlement for 2020 to 2021. The figures used are set out in Finance Circular 2/2020, which was agreed by Parliament prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and so do not take account of additional COVID-19 funding.

This document is part of a collection

Data sources and more information

Annex providing a breakdown of the allocation funding formula (‘the Green Book’)

Other Publications

The Scottish Government produces a series of publications relating to Local Government spend and income sources.

Finance Circulars

Data tables

The data used to create the charts in this publication are available in the accompanying spreadsheet.


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