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Fire and Rescue Services: Finance

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 4427, tabled on 11 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the per capita funding was to each (a) combined and (b) local authority fire authority; and whether such funding to local authorities is provided as a discrete budget.

Answered on

19 July 2017

Core Spending Power is the Government’s preferred measure of local authority income as it is a broader measure of the resources available to a local authority including income that can be raised locally. This data can be found at:

The Department does not publish core spending power on a per capita basis but does publish core spending power per dwelling, which is available at the same link.