2016
DOI: 10.1920/re.ifs.2016.0121
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A time of revolution? British local government finance in the 2010s

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“…These can and do change differently in different parts of the country. Previous work by IFS researchers (Amin-Smith et al, 2016) has shown that even if tax revenue capacity were to grow at the same rate in all council areas, the income councils retain from the BRRS could still diverge. This is because the redistributive tariffs and top-ups increase in line with inflation but tax revenue capacity can grow by more or less than inflation.…”
Section: Changes In Spending Need and Tax Revenue Capacity Over Timementioning
confidence: 99%
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“…These can and do change differently in different parts of the country. Previous work by IFS researchers (Amin-Smith et al, 2016) has shown that even if tax revenue capacity were to grow at the same rate in all council areas, the income councils retain from the BRRS could still diverge. This is because the redistributive tariffs and top-ups increase in line with inflation but tax revenue capacity can grow by more or less than inflation.…”
Section: Changes In Spending Need and Tax Revenue Capacity Over Timementioning
confidence: 99%
“…The income from all these tariffs was used to fund 'top-ups' for councils with relatively low business rates incomes compared with their spending needs. 32 The text here draws heavily on Amin-Smith et al (2016), where readers can find more details on the changes. 33 Indeed, council tax revenues fell in real terms, reflecting two factors.…”
Section: Recent Reforms To the Local Government Finance Systemmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…As shown in Amin-Smith et al (2016), though, the scale of cuts has varied significantly around the country, with more deprived (typically urban) areas, which are more dependent on central government grants for their funding, facing the largest cuts. One might expect that respondents from such councils would be more likely to have concerns about service quality and vice versa.…”
Section: Quality Of Services In 2016-17mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Gains and losses are expressed as a fraction of councils' overall (non-education) grant and tax revenues. Full details can be found on page 22 of Amin-Smith et al (2016). Q5. Is your area one that has seen an increase or reduction in funding as a result of the business rates retention scheme?…”
Section: Views On Performance Under the Existing 50% Brrsmentioning
confidence: 99%
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