Department for Communities and Local Government - Local Government Finance Information for Local Authorities
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Local Government Finance
Information for Local Authorities


The DCLG Local Government Finance Directorate is responsible for maintaining and developing a framework for local government finance which meets Treasury macroeconomic and fiscal policy requirements, and supports local engagement and flexibility, and the delivery of shared government objectives. It is also responsible for advising Ministers on all aspects of local government finance policy and legislation.

This site contains information useful for local government finance officers but will also be of interest to members of the public, businesses and researchers/analysts.

LGF website comments should be sent to
LGF information requests should be sent to


The main topic areas covered by this site are :-

Information on other Local Government Finance topics such as Business Rates, Council Tax & Statistics can be found on the main DCLG site though for ease of reference these are shown below

Contact Us

Any comments regarding the Local Government Finance website should be sent to:

Karen Sussex
Settlement Distribution Policy Division
Zone 5/J1
Eland House
Bressenden Place
Email address:

Any requests for further information relating to the work of the Local Government Finance Directorate should be sent to

Last Updated 25 July 2013
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