The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020

2020No. 102

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020

Made26thMarch2020

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraphs 1 and 9(4) of schedule 12 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992( 1) and 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 schedule( 2), a draft of this Order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Revenue support grant for 2020–2021

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2020–2021 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 2020–2021 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.

Distribution of non-domestic rate income for 2020–2021

3.—(1) The distributable amount of non-domestic rate income arrived at under paragraph 9 of schedule 12 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 in respect of the financial year 2020–2021 is £1,868,030,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non-domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2020–2021 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 2020–2021 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.

Revenue support grant for 2019–2020

4.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2019–2020 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 2019–2020 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.

Revocations

5. Article 2 and column 2 of schedule 1 of the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019( 3) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2019–2020) are revoked.

St Andrew's House,

Edinburgh

26th March 2020

BEN MACPHERSON

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

SCHEDULE 1

Articles 2 and 3

REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON-DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2020–2021

Column 1 Local Authority

Column 2 Amount of revenue support grant £m

Column 3 Amount of non-domestic rate income £m

Aberdeen City

170.449

164.415

Aberdeenshire

348.764

80.112

Angus

189.684

17.768

Argyll & Bute

173.781

23.284

Clackmannanshire

85.484

10.757

Dumfries & Galloway

255.418

35.659

Dundee City

264.193

32.888

East Ayrshire

214.782

17.651

East Dunbartonshire

174.816

15.238

East Lothian

157.491

18.274

East Renfrewshire

173.538

9.961

Edinburgh, City of

503.658

238.922

Eilean Siar

89.900

5.562

Falkirk

238.982

46.281

Fife

543.288

111.709

Glasgow City

1,006.535

238.445

Highland

370.009

92.297

Inverclyde

152.958

13.118

Midlothian

144.187

19.587

Moray

132.630

29.008

North Ayrshire

252.097

25.017

North Lanarkshire

554.360

71.360

Orkney Islands

63.158

7.019

Perth & Kinross

217.614

37.876

Renfrewshire

241.590

73.841

Scottish Borders

186.755

23.388

Shetland Islands

64.579

17.182

South Ayrshire

176.412

28.601

South Lanarkshire

344.036

226.179

Stirling

141.790

28.626

West Dunbartonshire

133.902

55.963

West Lothian

271.356

52.042

Scotland Total

8,038.196

1,868.030

SCHEDULE 2

Article 4

REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2019–2020

Column 1

Column 2

Local Authority

Amount of revenue support grant £m

Aberdeen City

72.248

Aberdeenshire

298.681

Angus

178.011

Argyll & Bute

160.249

Clackmannanshire

78.101

Dumfries & Galloway

236.128

Dundee City

232.133

East Ayrshire

202.583

East Dunbartonshire

167.665

East Lothian

148.755

East Renfrewshire

168.983

Edinburgh, City of

360.861

Eilean Siar

86.611

Falkirk

212.188

Fife

482.655

Glasgow City

880.598

Highland

306.652

Inverclyde

144.989

Midlothian

129.016

Moray

116.504

North Ayrshire

233.288

North Lanarkshire

511.480

Orkney Islands

59.283

Perth & Kinross

194.981

Renfrewshire

208.016

Scottish Borders

171.298

Shetland Islands

55.476

South Ayrshire

160.702

South Lanarkshire

223.733

Stirling

125.230

West Dunbartonshire

103.824

West Lothian

236.124

Scotland Total

6,947.046

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 2020–2021 (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 2019–2020 (article 4 and schedule 2), and

(d) makes consequential revocations in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 (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.

(2) Paragraph 2(3) has been modified by paragraph 6 of schedule 3 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 10).

(3) S.S.I. 2019/90.

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