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English definition of “standard spending assessment”

standard spending assessment

noun [C]
 
 
( abbreviation SSA)
ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT a calculation by the UK government of the amount of money that local government authorities need to spend on a particular service, which is then given to them: Many fire authorities are spending significant amounts in excess of the standard spending assessment.
(Definition of standard spending assessment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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