The information is as follows:
(a) Three overall reviews. But in addition a large number of individual policy areas have been updated or changed since 1997.
(b) Three. In addition, the Government, in consultation with stakeholders, have reviewed the distribution of formula grant to local authorities a number of times since 1997. Changes were introduced to the grant formulae in 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2003-04 and 2006-07.