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The Guide to Local Government Finance (2017 Edition)


Updated for 2017, this publication covers the principles of sound financial management in the full range of local government services, together with an introduction to the complex funding system that supports them.

CIPFA Fire and Rescue Service Profile 2016


The CIPFAstats Fire and Rescue Service Comparative Profiles have been developed in response to requests from fire and rescue authorities from around the UK. Our comparative profiles use the latest CIPFAstats data alongside information from Home Office and other sources, bringing it into simple and easy to read charts that collectively build up a detailed view of how your service compares to others.

Finance and General Statistics 2017/18 Estimates (Excel)


This publication is the recognised source of summary information on local authority budgets, council taxes and national non-domestic rates.
An analysis of each authority’s service expenditure is provided together with information on the level of specific grants, revenue support grant and the amount of expenditure funded by national non-domestic rates and council tax.
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Children's Services Statistics 2013/14 Actuals Excel


This publication includes the final outturn expenditure, which is analysed over: pre-primary, primary, secondary and special schools; education out of school and continuing education.
It also includes: unit costs per pupil; numbers of schools, pupils and teachers; gender and age profile of pupil numbers; exclusions; class sizes; exam results and information on pupil referral units.
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Public Library Statistics 2016/17 Estimates And 2015/16 Actuals PDF


This publication includes a detailed analysis of public library: revenue, expenditure and income; staffing levels; service points open to the public (including the number of people with access to online information); book stock and audio visual and electronic stock; annual issues; and inter-library loans, requests, enquiries and visits. It also includes details of agency services.
These statistics cover the library service in the UK.
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