Each year local authorities’ core funding allocations for the forthcoming financial year are announced by Government in the provisional local government finance settlement, usually in December. Following consultation, allocations are confirmed in the final settlement, usually in February
The LGA is involved in responding to every stage of the annual settlement process including responding to technical consultations and the provisional settlement, producing on-the-day briefings and briefing parliamentarians ahead of the parliamentary debate on the settlement.
This section includes our work on provisional and final local government finance settlement since 2013/14.
The Spring Statement is one of two economic statements made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer every year.
Ahead of each Budget statement the LGA responds to the Government's call for written representations. Our submissions outline proposals for government
Autumn Budget 2017 - on the day updates
Follow along live for all the updates from the Autumn Budget on 22 November.