Communities and Local Government
Phil Woolas (Minister of State (Local Government & Community Cohesion), Department for Communities and Local Government; Oldham East and Saddleworth, Labour)
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The Relative Needs Formula are, based on the demographic, physical and social characteristics of each area, used in the calculation of Formula Grant. Formula Grant comprises Revenue Support Grant, Redistributed Business Rates and principal formula Police Grant.
In 2006-07, the total of all the Relative Needs Formula is factor of 0.67811309347259. The total for each of the separate Relative Needs Formula are given in Annex E of the Local Government Finance Report (England) 2006-07.
The Relative Needs Formula for each local authority can be found on the Department for Communities and Local Government website at: