Local Government Finance

Department/Agency

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

Key information

Income by source, capital and revenue income and expenditure by programme group, loans payable, annual rates on valuation, net effective valuations, local government fund general purpose grant allocations, expenditure on non-national roads, local improvement schemes payments, development contribution income. The statistics are classified by county, borough council and town council. Links

Source

Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and local authorities budgetary and administrative data.

Scope

All income and expenditure of all local authorities (counties, borough councils, town councils).

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

1994

Timeliness

Varies dependent on the statistic

Classifications

  • Local authority
    The 34 administrative counties, plus the borough councils and town councils.
  • Programme group
    Housing and building (Local authority housing; Assistance to persons housing themselves; Assistance to persons improving houses; Administration and miscellaneous); Road transportation and safety (Road upkeep; Road improvement; Road traffic; Administration and miscellaneous); Water supply and sewerage (Public water supply schemes; Public sewerage scheme; Private installations; Administration and miscellaneous); Development incentives and controls (Land use planning; Industrial development; Other development and promotion; Representational functions; Promotion of interest of the community; Twinning of local authority areas; Administration and miscellaneous); Environmental protection (Waste disposal; Burial grounds; Safety of structures; Fire protection; Pollution control; Administration and miscellaneous); Recreation and amenity (Swimming pools; Libraries; Parks, open spaces, recreation centres, etc; Other recreation and amenity; Administration and miscellaneous): Agriculture, education, health and welfare (Agriculture; Education; Health and welfare; Administration and miscellaneous); Miscellaneous services (Chairman's allowance; Entertainment and associated expenses; Expenses of members and representation at conferences; Expenses of members attending conferences abroad).
  • Sources of income
    General-purpose grant; Commercial rates; Goods and services; Government grants and subsidies.

Theme

Economy - Government Revenue and Expenditure

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

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