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Chidren's Social Work Statistics 2002-03

Published: 31 Oct 2003
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Statistics on child protection, children looked after, children in residential accommodation, social work staff and finance in Scotland

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CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS 2002-03

TABLE 31 2001-02 LOCAL AUTHORITY REVENUE EXPENDITURE ON CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORK SERVICES: BY CATEGORY OF EXPENDITURE 1,2

thousands

Service provided

Expenditure

Specific Income 4

Net Expenditure 5

Employee costs

Other expenditure 3

Total Expenditure

Children's Panels

159

1,242

1,401

28

1,373

Senior Management & Purchasing

36,897

11,186

48,083

4,794

43,289

Nurseries 6

11,471

6,476

17,947

3,898

14,049

Other Day Care 7

1,271

3,861

5,132

599

4,533

Family Centres

11,278

3,984

15,262

563

14,699

Residential Schools

12,808

48,214

61,022

1,455

59,567

Childrens Homes, Assessment Centres & Other Residential Services

44,426

24,869

69,295

1,133

68,161

Fostering Allowances & Expenses

3,135

40,046

43,180

135

43,045

Adoption Allowances & Expenses

128

7,909

8,037

32

8,005

Intermediate Treatment Centres & Other Services for Children 8

41,295

30,782

72,077

3,833

68,244

Total

162,867

178,570

341,437

16,471

324,966

Source : Local Government Finance Statistics 2001-02, http://www.scotland.gov.uk/stats/bulletins/00283-00.asp
Note : (1) Final Outturn expenditure as reported to SE Local Government Finance Statistics in the LFR03 (Social Work) return.00283-00.asp
Note : (2) Excludes expenditure on services which cannot be allocated to a specific client group, such as homecare and aids & adaptations. Also excludes expenditure on Social Services Management & Support Services, such as IT support, training, personnel
Note : (3) Includes operating costs, transfer payments, inter account and inter authority transfers, and estimated apportionments for support service costs and revenue contributions to capital.
Note : (4) Includes income from sales, fees & charges and Health Boards and Trusts. Excludes specific grant income.
Note : (5) Net expenditure financed from grants, non-domestic rates, council tax and balances.
Note : (6) Includes expenditure on day nurseries, private nursery schools and community nurseries. Excludes pre-school education nurseries.
Note : (7) Includes expenditure on childminding, playgroups, play schemes, creches and out of school care clubs. Excludes pre-school education centres.
Note : (8) Includes expenditure not included elsewhere relating to work with young persons (12-16 year olds) in trouble, homefinders, outworkers and other direct work with children.