Local Government Finance Bill 2017


The Local Government Finance Bill was published on 13 January 2017. 

Its main purpose is to put in place the framework for the 100% rate retention system later in this parliament. Much of the detail about how the system will work, and the functions that will be transferred to local government, will be filled-out in the secondary legislation that will be published over the next 18 months.

This briefing takes a look at the content of the bill.


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