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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.

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Who received extra support from the Floor in 2020-21?

In 2020-21, 22 councils paid into the pool, so they received less grant than they would have otherwise.

Ten councils gained from the pool, so they received more grant than they would have otherwise.

Chart showing what the change in each council’s allocation would have been, and what it was after we had set the Floor

Bar chart showing councils’ allocations before and after the Floor

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Email: gaestatistics@gov.scot

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