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.

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 www.gov.scot/collections/local-government-finance-circulars/

Data tables

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


Mal Cooke, tel: 0300 244 2069

email: gaestatistics@gov.scot


Email: gaestatistics@gov.scot

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