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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 91

Local Government

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2018

Made

8th March 2018

Coming into force

9th March 2018

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 2018 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Revenue support grant for 2018-2019

2.—(1) The local authorities to which revenue support grant is payable in respect of the financial year 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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 2018-2019

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 2018-2019 is £2,636,000,000.

(2) The local authorities among whom the distributable amount of non‑domestic rate income is distributed in respect of the financial year 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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 2017-2018

4.—(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 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 2017-2018 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 2017(3) (which previously determined the amount of revenue support grant payable to each local authority in respect of the financial year 2017-2018) are revoked.

DEREK MACKAY

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

8th March 2018

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 1REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT AND DISTRIBUTION OF NON‑DOMESTIC RATE INCOME 2018-2019

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grantAmount of non‑domestic rate income
£m£m
Aberdeen City92.762227.801
Aberdeenshire297.395110.710
Angus171.09925.101
Argyll & Bute158.62733.035
Clackmannanshire76.85015.326
Dumfries & Galloway234.44944.229
Dundee City231.00855.553
East Ayrshire193.96826.073
East Dunbartonshire158.68121.791
East Lothian144.11223.744
East Renfrewshire160.45814.318
Edinburgh (City of)360.822340.474
Eilean Siar86.1947.702
Falkirk205.16765.958
Fife463.534154.138
Glasgow City864.827340.778
Highland308.220126.537
Inverclyde141.66718.363
Midlothian125.53028.115
Moray114.76240.151
North Ayrshire225.97339.471
North Lanarkshire491.636104.339
Orkney Islands59.0569.376
Perth & Kinross190.43251.953
Renfrewshire181.263120.105
Scottish Borders168.35032.790
Shetland Islands56.45723.852
South Ayrshire157.59138.299
South Lanarkshire248.728295.500
Stirling120.67142.273
West Dunbartonshire103.69478.812
West Lothian226.72779.333
Scotland Total6,820.7102,636.000

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2REVENUE SUPPORT GRANT 2017-2018

Column 1Column 2
Local AuthorityAmount of revenue support grant
£m
Aberdeen City116.541
Aberdeenshire312.589
Angus168.576
Argyll & Bute162.798
Clackmannanshire77.529
Dumfries & Galloway233.367
Dundee City217.465
East Ayrshire190.949
East Dunbartonshire159.146
East Lothian143.430
East Renfrewshire161.493
Edinburgh (City of)345.757
Eilean Siar86.251
Falkirk205.396
Fife448.957
Glasgow City834.785
Highland314.143
Inverclyde138.971
Midlothian122.372
Moray121.061
North Ayrshire224.701
North Lanarkshire485.511
Orkney Islands57.643
Perth & Kinross190.637
Renfrewshire201.151
Scottish Borders167.744
Shetland Islands57.428
South Ayrshire156.390
South Lanarkshire256.865
Stirling120.712
West Dunbartonshire105.129
West Lothian213.469
Scotland Total6,798.956

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 2018-2019 (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 2017-2018 (article 4 and schedule 2); and

(d)makes consequential revocations in the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 (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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