Financial Outlook for Scottish Councils

Policy product type
Specially commissioned briefing for LGiU Scotland
Published date
July 5, 2016
Author
George Black, LGiU Scotland Associate
Issues Covered
  • 2016/17 finance settlement
  • local-central government relationship
Categories
Finance, People

The sharp reduction in the 2016/17 grant settlement for councils in Scotland came as a shock so the sector, this briefing looks at issues at the heart of the dispute between councils and Scottish Government and examines the financial outlook for Councils over coming years.

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