The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2016

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2016/135

2016 No. 135

Local Government

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2016

Made 1st March 2016

Coming into force 2nd March 2016

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraphs 1 and 9(4) of Schedule 12 to the Local Government Finance Act 19921and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with paragraph 2(2) of that Schedule they have consulted with such associations of local authorities as appear to them to be appropriate.

In accordance with paragraph 2(3) of that Schedule2, a draft of this Order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2016 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

S-2 Revenue support grant for 2016-2017

Revenue support grant for 2016-2017

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 1.

(2) The amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 is the amount determined in relation to that local authority set out in column 2 of that Schedule opposite the name of that local authority.

S-3 Distribution of non-domestic rate income for 2016-2017

Distribution of non-domestic rate income for 2016-2017

3.—(1) The distributable amount of non‑domestic rate income arrived at under paragraph 9 of Schedule 12 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 is £2,768,500,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non‑domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 1.

(3) The amount of non‑domestic rate income distributed to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 is that part of the distributable amount for that year determined in relation to that local authority set out in column 3 of that Schedule opposite the name of that local authority.

S-4 Revenue support grant for 2015-2016

Revenue support grant for 2015-2016

4.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2015-2016 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 2.

(2) The amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 in respect of the financial year 2015-2016 is the amount redetermined in relation to that local authority set out in column 2 of that Schedule opposite the name of that local authority.

S-5 Revocations

Revocations

5. Article 2 of, and column 2 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 20153(which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2015-2016) are revoked.

JOHN SWINNEY

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

1st March 2016

SCHEDULE 1

Articles 2 and 3

REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON‑DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2016-2017

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Local Authority

Amount of revenue support grant

Amount of non‑domestic rate income

£m

£m

Aberdeen City

113.955

215.586

Aberdeenshire

311.601

98.451

Angus

168.495

29.410

Argyll & Bute

165.717

30.446

Clackmannanshire

77.339

16.269

Dumfries & Galloway

233.971

47.992

Dundee City

214.054

71.011

East Ayrshire

192.443

30.239

East Dunbartonshire

157.320

25.550

East Lothian

143.410

24.370

East Renfrewshire

160.806

15.623

Edinburgh (City of)

342.516

374.650

Eilean Siar

88.457

8.020

Falkirk

205.151

68.028

Fife

440.122

183.331

Glasgow City

846.118

373.351

Highland

310.782

127.682

Inverclyde

140.222

23.331

Midlothian

119.180

32.026

Moray

120.444

35.582

North Ayrshire

225.808

41.459

North Lanarkshire

484.043

120.544

Orkney Islands

57.832

9.869

Perth & Kinross

185.663

57.555

Renfrewshire

207.342

96.106

Scottish Borders

169.331

33.594

Shetland Islands

64.595

17.822

South Ayrshire

157.158

40.755

South Lanarkshire

247.922

303.113

Stirling

116.840

46.216

West Dunbartonshire

101.416

82.793

West Lothian

217.488

87.726

Scotland Total

6,787.541

2,768.500

SCHEDULE 2

Article 4

REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2015-2016

Column 1

Column 2

Local Authority

Amount of revenue support grant

£m

Aberdeen City

130.618

Aberdeenshire

324.275

Angus

176.708

Argyll & Bute

176.473

Clackmannanshire

81.766

Dumfries & Galloway

245.581

Dundee City

237.825

East Ayrshire

200.279

East Dunbartonshire

163.375

East Lothian

147.620

East Renfrewshire

165.425

Edinburgh (City of)

354.576

Eilean Siar

93.467

Falkirk

223.140

Fife

478.560

Glasgow City

887.888

Highland

331.287

Inverclyde

147.211

Midlothian

124.498

Moray

124.550

North Ayrshire

234.519

North Lanarkshire

508.249

Orkney Islands

61.439

Perth & Kinross

194.219

Renfrewshire

211.713

Scottish Borders

178.319

Shetland Islands

70.155

South Ayrshire

163.697

South Lanarkshire

259.966

Stirling

123.484

West Dunbartonshire

108.034

West Lothian

217.938

Scotland Total

7,146.854

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order—

(a) determines the amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority in Scotland in respect of the financial year 2016-2017 (article 2 and Schedule 1);

(b) determines the amount of non‑domestic rate income to be distributed to each local authority in respect of that year (article 3 and Schedule 1);

(c) redetermines the amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2015-2016 (article 4 and Schedule 2); and

(d) makes consequential revocations in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2015 (article 5).


(1) 1992 c.14. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46). The requirement to obtain Treasury consent was removed by section 55 of that Act.
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