Funding of local government 2021 to 2022: process overview

Overview of the process to determine the local government finance settlement for 2021 to 2022. The figures used are set out in Finance Circular 5/2021, as agreed by Parliament. The publication relates to general funding, and excludes any additional COVID-19 funding provided over the last year.

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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