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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2008 No. 33

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2008

Approved by the Scottish Parliament

Made

23rd January 2008

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

24th January 2008

Coming into force

8th February 2008

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of powers conferred by paragraphs 1 and 9(4) of Schedule 12 to 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.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2008 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Revenue support grant for 2008–2009

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2008–2009 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 2008–2009 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 2008–2009

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 2008-2009 is £1,962,800,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non-domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2008–2009 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 2008–2009 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 2007–2008

4.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2007–2008 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 2007–2008 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 2 of, and column 2 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2007(2) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of financial years 2007–2008) are revoked.

JOHN SWINNEY

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

23rd January 2008

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 1REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2008–2009

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grantAmount of non-domestic rate income
££
Aberdeen City229,303,00079,357,000
Aberdeenshire287,576,00090,627,000
Angus148,849,00041,934,000
Argyll & Bute170,011,00035,056,000
Clackmannanshire66,689,00018,758,000
Dumfries & Galloway220,587,00056,783,000
Dundee City219,461,00054,535,000
East Ayrshire167,404,00045,759,000
East Dunbartonshire126,922,00040,454,000
East Lothian119,991,00035,609,000
East Renfrewshire126,244,00034,251,000
City of Edinburgh523,182,000177,798,000
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar93,506,00010,108,000
Falkirk193,561,00057,416,000
Fife463,355,000137,682,000
Glasgow City1,010,341,000222,748,000
Highland349,852,00082,591,000
Inverclyde128,168,00031,278,000
Midlothian114,643,00030,415,000
Moray116,117,00033,277,000
North Ayrshire200,237,00051,973,000
North Lanarkshire452,474,000124,199,000
Orkney Islands58,137,0007,584,000
Perth & Kinross171,087,00053,776,000
Renfrewshire241,705,00065,053,000
Scottish Borders155,388,00042,287,000
Shetland Islands81,264,0008,393,000
South Ayrshire144,985,00042,836,000
South Lanarkshire404,119,000118,020,000
Stirling123,639,00033,683,000
West Dunbartonshire147,523,00034,999,000
West Lothian209,108,00063,561,000

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2007–2008

Column 1Column 2
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grant
£
Aberdeen City198,702,742
Aberdeenshire249,027,534
Angus128,836,867
Argyll & Bute142,265,668
Clackmannanshire55,500,940
Dumfries & Galloway190,390,090
Dundee City189,627,980
East Ayrshire142,962,871
East Dunbartonshire108,185,528
East Lothian100,837,107
East Renfrewshire105,976,177
City of Edinburgh422,906,428
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar85,586,899
Falkirk164,511,404
Fife390,711,094
Glasgow City850,318,470
Highland299,041,977
Inverclyde110,755,219
Midlothian95,969,034
Moray101,035,948
North Ayrshire169,021,868
North Lanarkshire384,716,120
Orkney Islands51,714,004
Perth & Kinross148,937,676
Renfrewshire211,063,985
Scottish Borders134,654,445
Shetland Islands71,243,854
South Ayrshire121,069,196
South Lanarkshire340,908,606
Stirling104,038,610
West Dunbartonshire121,772,257
West Lothian177,354,558

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 2008–2009 (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 2007–2008 (article 4 and Schedule 2);

(d)makes a consequential revocation in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2007 (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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