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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2017 No. 87

Local Government

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017

Made

16th March 2017

Coming into force

17th March 2017

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 2017 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Revenue support grant for 2017-2018

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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 2017-2018

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 2017-2018 is £2,665,800,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non‑domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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 2016-2017

4.—(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 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 2016-2017 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 2016(3) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2016-2017) are revoked.

DEREK MACKAY

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

16th March 2017

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 1REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON‑DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2017-2018

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grantAmount of non‑domestic rate income
£m£m
Scotland Total6,650.3532,665.800
Aberdeen City111.713205.547
Aberdeenshire306.18195.828
Angus166.05227.233
Argyll & Bute160.75529.615
Clackmannanshire76.00414.928
Dumfries & Galloway229.21645.529
Dundee City212.39666.700
East Ayrshire188.01529.367
East Dunbartonshire154.77023.586
East Lothian140.46424.550
East Renfrewshire158.66614.427
Edinburgh (City of)335.419355.063
Eilean Siar85.3777.962
Falkirk201.13765.438
Fife439.032170.998
Glasgow City813.748373.238
Highland307.011122.421
Inverclyde136.98121.283
Midlothian119.46629.273
Moray119.13133.406
North Ayrshire220.76040.568
North Lanarkshire473.405114.474
Orkney Islands56.9839.688
Perth & Kinross187.24452.035
Renfrewshire196.63498.908
Scottish Borders165.47932.673
Shetland Islands56.61423.240
South Ayrshire153.04539.756
South Lanarkshire248.735287.862
Stirling118.14042.829
West Dunbartonshire102.58277.319
West Lothian209.19890.056

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2016-2017

Column 1Column 2
Local Authority>Amount of revenue support grant
£m
Scotland Total6,839.251
Aberdeen City115.384
Aberdeenshire314.451
Angus169.421
Argyll & Bute166.251
Clackmannanshire77.977
Dumfries & Galloway235.645
Dundee City216.366
East Ayrshire193.640
East Dunbartonshire159.542
East Lothian144.370
East Renfrewshire162.416
Edinburgh (City of)344.919
Eilean Siar88.826
Falkirk206.724
Fife443.581
Glasgow City851.404
Highland313.049
Inverclyde140.922
Midlothian119.976
Moray121.198
North Ayrshire226.808
North Lanarkshire488.792
Orkney Islands58.179
Perth & Kinross187.100
Renfrewshire209.072
Scottish Borders170.080
Shetland Islands64.873
South Ayrshire158.197
South Lanarkshire250.867
Stirling118.135
West Dunbartonshire102.225
West Lothian218.861

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 2017-2018 (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 2016-2017 (article 4 and schedule 2); and

(d)makes consequential revocations in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2016 (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).

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