This briefing sets out the Scottish Government’s plans for allocating £11.5 billion to Scottish local authorities in 2012-13 (£34.6 billion over the three years to 2014-15). The 2012-13 allocations will not be finalised until March 2012, and a timeline of key decision points is provided. The briefing looks in more detail at the terms of the agreement between the Scottish Government and COSLA/individual local authorities, the provisional allocations for 2012-13, and the indicative allocations up to 2014-15. Further detail is provided in the spreadsheets on the Parliament’s financial scrutiny web pages.
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Published: 25 January 2012