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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2006 No. 29

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2006

Approved by the Scottish Parliament

Made

25th January 2006

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

26th January 2006

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

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 2006 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 2006–2007

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2006–2007 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 2006–2007 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 2006–2007

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 2006–2007 is £1,883,769,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non-domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2006–2007 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 2006–2007 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 2005–2006

4.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2005–2006 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 2005–2006 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.

Revenue support grant for 2004–2005

5.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2004–2005 are specified in column 1 of Schedule 3.

(2) The amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 in respect of the financial year 2004–2005 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

6.  Article 2(2) of, and column 2 of Schedule 1 to, and article 4(2) of, and column 2 of Schedule 2 to, the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2005(2) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of financial years 2005–2006 and 2004–2005) are hereby revoked.

TOM McCABE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

25th January 2006

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 1REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2006–2007

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grantAmount of non-domestic rate income
££
Aberdeen City183,689,00075,467,000
Aberdeenshire231,217,00086,373,000
Angus117,973,00040,269,000
Argyll & Bute127,144,00033,826,000
Clackmannanshire49,830,00017,894,000
Dumfries & Galloway173,798,00054,873,000
Dundee City174,760,00052,625,000
East Ayrshire131,065,00044,409,000
East Dunbartonshire99,841,00039,523,000
East Lothian91,435,00033,971,000
East Renfrewshire94,981,00033,240,000
City of Edinburgh390,944,000168,283,000
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar81,546,0009,741,000
Falkirk151,183,00054,698,000
Fife357,210,000131,534,000
Glasgow City799,259,000214,280,000
Highland277,575,00078,394,000
Inverclyde101,317,00030,576,000
Midlothian86,442,00029,530,000
Moray93,458,00032,539,000
North Ayrshire152,098,00050,455,000
North Lanarkshire345,887,000119,735,000
Orkney Islands48,152,0007,233,000
Perth & Kinross136,980,00051,011,000
Renfrewshire182,797,00063,286,000
Scottish Borders124,490,00040,532,000
Shetland Islands67,556,0008,138,000
South Ayrshire111,016,00041,489,000
South Lanarkshire311,149,000113,288,000
Stirling94,242,00032,038,000
West Dunbartonshire111,518,00034,115,000
West Lothian163,395,00060,404,000

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2005–2006

Column 1Column 2
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grant
£
Aberdeen City183,308,943
Aberdeenshire218,069,611
Angus112,907,224
Argyll & Bute122,923,541
Clackmannanshire49,561,949
Dumfries & Galloway171,631,745
Dundee City176,591,785
East Ayrshire128,331,568
East Dunbartonshire98,973,229
East Lothian88,754,413
East Renfrewshire89,058,196
City of Edinburgh392,917,235
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar80,403,621
Falkirk147,510,363
Fife349,152,369
Glasgow City798,902,425
Highland266,679,640
Inverclyde100,939,743
Midlothian85,829,526
Moray90,912,966
North Ayrshire150,094,245
North Lanarkshire337,947,731
Orkney Islands45,421,585
Perth & Kinross131,127,911
Renfrewshire183,121,228
Scottish Borders119,618,337
Shetland Islands66,719,817
South Ayrshire109,481,687
South Lanarkshire307,476,234
Stirling93,483,445
West Dunbartonshire112,686,206
West Lothian157,363,888

Article 5

SCHEDULE 3REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2004–2005

Column 1Column 2
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grant
£
Aberdeen City173,072,794
Aberdeenshire203,201,365
Angus104,098,275
Argyll & Bute117,098,607
Clackmannanshire47,037,142
Dumfries & Galloway161,237,738
Dundee City171,410,983
East Ayrshire123,135,731
East Dunbartonshire92,934,275
East Lothian81,576,143
East Renfrewshire79,326,216
City of Edinburgh375,236,034
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar77,571,505
Falkirk137,552,176
Fife328,081,825
Glasgow City778,390,149
Highland254,454,819
Inverclyde98,620,138
Midlothian80,499,721
Moray85,510,413
North Ayrshire142,931,569
North Lanarkshire318,281,663
Orkney Islands43,431,745
Perth & Kinross122,603,296
Renfrewshire172,777,483
Scottish Borders113,021,008
Shetland Islands64,359,708
South Ayrshire102,305,748
South Lanarkshire289,133,020
Stirling91,666,408
West Dunbartonshire109,037,151
West Lothian148,439,677

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 2006–2007 (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 2005–2006 (article 4 and Schedule 2);

(d)redetermines the amount of the revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2004–2005 (article 5 and Schedule 3); and

(e)makes a consequential revocation in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2005 (article 6).

(1)

1992 c. 14. The functions of the Secretary of State as regards Scotland 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.