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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2003 No. 42

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2003

Approved by the Scottish Parliament

Made

23rd January 2003

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

24th January 2003

Coming into force

7th February 2003

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraphs 1 and 9(4) of Schedule 12 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, and after consultation with such associations of local authorities as appear to them to be appropriate in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of that Schedule, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2003 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Revenue support grant for 2003–2004

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2003–2004 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order.

(2) The amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order in respect of the financial year 2003–2004 shall be 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 2003–2004

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 2003–2004 is £1,804,423,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non-domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2003–2004 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order.

(3) The amount of non-domestic rate income distributed to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order in respect of the financial year 2003–2004 shall be 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 2002–2003

4.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2002–2003 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order.

(2) The amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order in respect of the financial year 2002–2003 shall be 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 3 of, and column 2 of Schedule 2 to, the Local Government Finance (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2002(2) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of financial year 2002–2003) are hereby revoked.

ANDREW P KERR

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

23rd January 2003

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 1REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON-DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2003–2004

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grantAmount of non-domestic rate income
££
Aberdeen City161,110,00075,506,000
Aberdeenshire188,249,00080,861,000
Angus97,257,00038,613,000
Argyll & Bute106,215,00032,531,000
Clackmannanshire43,563,00017,128,000
Dumfries & Galloway146,076,00052,655,000
Dundee City156,902,00051,829,000
East Ayrshire112,285,00042,868,000
East Dunbartonshire84,374,00038,571,000
East Lothian72,430,00032,132,000
East Renfrewshire70,809,00031,858,000
City of Edinburgh349,131,000159,990,000
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar72,152,0009,424,000
Falkirk126,718,00051,761,000
Fife302,913,000124,626,000
Glasgow City734,363,000206,200,000
Highland232,026,00074,440,000
Inverclyde88,706,00029,983,000
Midlothian72,536,00028,843,000
Moray78,031,00030,999,000
North Ayrshire131,987,00048,394,000
North Lanarkshire298,169,000114,439,000
Orkney Islands40,251,0006,848,000
Perth & Kinross113,172,00048,084,000
Renfrewshire159,793,00061,588,000
Scottish Borders105,693,00038,107,000
Shetland Islands59,878,0007,825,000
South Ayrshire96,569,00039,964,000
South Lanarkshire269,897,000107,727,000
Stirling80,888,00030,714,000
West Dunbartonshire99,521,00033,251,000
West Lothian133,484,00056,664,000

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2002–2003

Column 1Column 2
Local AuthorityAmount
£
Aberdeen City149,668,269
Aberdeenshire174,018,820
Angus89,727,005
Argyll & Bute101,507,396
Clackmannanshire40,246,078
Dumfries & Galloway136,723,988
Dundee City151,478,800
East Ayrshire105,830,310
East Dunbartonshire76,002,179
East Lothian66,595,027
East Renfrewshire65,057,773
City of Edinburgh320,809,730
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar69,767,300
Falkirk117,101,431
Fife276,403,246
Glasgow City693,607,318
Highland218,834,289
Inverclyde84,976,165
Midlothian64,643,589
Moray72,686,969
North Ayrshire124,484,528
North Lanarkshire276,497,890
Orkney Islands38,314,623
Perth & Kinross104,124,938
Renfrewshire146,997,178
Scottish Borders98,404,786
Shetland Islands56,979,008
South Ayrshire89,372,685
South Lanarkshire250,605,194
Stirling76,060,977
West Dunbartonshire95,343,353
West Lothian124,995,777

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 2003–2004 (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 2002–2003 (article 4 and Schedule 2); and

(d)makes consequential revocations in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2002 (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)

S.S.I. 2002/230.