Local Government Finance: Sefton

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 27th November 2015.

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Photo of John Pugh John Pugh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what revenue contribution the Government has made to Sefton Council for the support of services in each of the last five years.

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

This information for the years 2011-12 to 2014-15 is already publicly available as part of Sefton Council’s annual Statement of Accounts, published on their website: https://www.sefton.gov.uk/your-council/open-data,-transparency-and-foi/council-budget-and-spending.aspx

For 2015-16, the Local Government Finance Settlement for England was agreed by Parliament on 10 February 2015. Further details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/final-local-government-finance-settlement-england-2015-to-2016

My Department does not hold a list of all grant allocations to local authorities over the current financial year, many of which are provided by other Departments. Sefton Council will release this information as part of their Statement of Accounts for 2015/16.

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