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Autumn budget 2019-2020: supporting document

The 2019-2020 autumn budget revision to the Budget (Scotland) Act for the year ending 31 March 2020.


Education and Skills

Schedule 2.1 Total Changes for the Autumn Budget Revision

  Operating  Capital  Total 
  £m £m £m
Total Budget in the Budget Act 3,421.8 552.9 3,974.7
Changes Proposed
Funding Changes 12.2 0.0 12.2
Technical Adjustments 0.0 0.0 0.0
Net Whitehall Transfers 0.0 0.0 0.0
Net Transfers within Scottish Block 78.2 0.0 78.2
Total changes proposed 90.4 0.0 90.4
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision 3,512.2 552.9 4,065.1
  Operating Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Expenditure Limit:
Learning 243.8 0.0 243.8
Children and Families 122.5 1.0 123.5
Early Learning and Childcare Programme 11.7 0.0 11.7
Higher Education Student Support 557.4 1.9 559.3
Scottish Funding Council  1,873.6 0.0 1,873.6
Advanced Learning and Science 11.3 0.0 11.3
Skills and Training 256.1 0.0 256.1
E&S Central Government Grants to LAs 588.3 0.0 588.3
Total Expenditure Limit 3,664.7 2.9 3,667.6
UK Funded AME:
Higher Education Student Support -152.5 550.0 397.5
Total UK Funded AME -152.5 550.0 397.5
Other Expenditure:
Total Other Expenditure 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Budget 3,512.2 552.9 4,065.1
Total Limit on Income (accruing resources)     350.0

Schedule 3.1 Learning
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 255.0 0.0 255.0
Proposed changes -11.2 0.0 -11.2
ABR Proposed Budget 243.8 0.0 243.8
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer to SAAS for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) -4.5 0.0 -4.5
Transfer from ALS in relation to Accreditation Services 1.0 0.0 1.0
Transfer to Local Government in relation to Language Policy -3.0 0.0 -3.0
Transfer to SDS to support STEM Bursaries  -1.0 0.0 -1.0
Transfer to E&S Grants to LA's in relation to the Attainment Scotland Fund -2.5 0.0 -2.5
Transfer to ALS to provide funding for Community Learning and Development  -1.2 0.0 -1.2
  -11.2 0.0 -11.2
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 244.7 0.0 244.7
Less: Retained Income -0.9 0.0 -0.9
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  243.8 0.0 243.8
Budget Analysis 
Education Scotland 28.4 0.0 28.4
Education Scotland Income -0.9 0.0 -0.9
Gaelic 24.0 0.0 24.0
Learning & Support 29.5 0.0 29.5
Workforce, Infrastructure and Reform 78.7 0.0 78.7
Education Analytical Services 4.5 0.0 4.5
Strategy & Performance 79.6 0.0 79.6
Net Expenditure  243.8 0.0 243.8

Schedule 3.2 Children and Families
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 121.1 1.0 122.1
Proposed changes 1.4 0.0 1.4
ABR Proposed Budget 122.5 1.0 123.5
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer from Health to support free disclosure applications for the voluntary sector. 1.0 0.0 1.0
Miscellaneous minor transfers 0.4 0.0 0.4
  1.4 0.0 1.4
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 139.6 1.0 140.6
Less: Retained Income -17.1 0.0 -17.1
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  122.5 1.0 123.5
Budget Analysis 
Care & Justice 36.9 0.0 36.9
Care and Protection 25.8 0.0 25.8
Disclosure Scotland Expenditure 28.5 1.0 29.5
Disclosure Scotland Retained Income -16.7 0.0 -16.7
Office of the Chief Social Work Adviser 20.6 0.0 20.6
Creating Positive Futures 27.4 0.0 27.4
Net Expenditure  122.5 1.0 123.5

Schedule 3.3 Early Learning and Childcare Programme
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 40.5 0.0 40.5
Proposed changes -28.8 0.0 -28.8
ABR Proposed Budget 11.7 0.0 11.7
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer to Local Authorities in relation to Early Years and Childcare  -24.1 0.0 -24.1
Funding to Scottish Funding Council to support the ELC expansion to 1140 hours.  -3.4 0.0 -3.4
Miscellaneous minor transfers -1.3 0.0 -1.3
  -28.8 0.0 -28.8
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 11.7 0.0 11.7
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  11.7 0.0 11.7
Budget Analysis 
Early Learning and Childcare 11.7 0.0 11.7
Net Expenditure  11.7 0.0 11.7

Schedule 3.4 Advanced Learning & Science
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 10.0 0.0 10.0
Proposed changes 1.3 0.0 1.3
ABR Proposed Budget 11.3 0.0 11.3
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget  
Summary of proposed changes  
Transfer to SQA in relation to Accreditation Services -1.0 0.0 -1.0
Transfer from Education Scotland in relation to Community Learning and Development 1.2 0.0 1.2
Miscellaneous minor transfers 1.1 0.0 1.1
  1.3 0.0 1.3
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 11.3 0.0 11.3
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  11.3 0.0 11.3
Budget Analysis 
Higher Education 6.4 0.0 6.4
Qualification and Accreditation 1.9 0.0 1.9
Science Engagement and Advice 3.0 0.0 3.0
Net Expenditure  11.3 0.0 11.3

Schedule 3.5 Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 1,808.9 0.0 1,808.9
Proposed changes 64.7 0.0 64.7
ABR Proposed Budget 1,873.6 0.0 1,873.6
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer to SAAS to fund additional student places for Widening Access  -16.8 0.0 -16.8
Transfer to SAAS to fund additional student places in respect of the Part-time Fee Grant (PTFG) scheme -5.5 0.0 -5.5
Transfer to SAAS in relation to the Care Experienced Student Bursary scheme -6.4 0.0 -6.4
Transfer from Health in relation to Nurse and Midwifery Education  60.0 0.0 60.0
Additional funding for increase to University and College employer pension contributions 10.8 0.0 10.8
Transfer from Health in relation to Clinical Academics and Senior Academic GP's  6.0 0.0 6.0
Transfer from Skills and Training in relation to the Flexible Workforce Devleopment Fund (FWDF) 2.0 0.0 2.0
Transfer from Communities and Social Justice in relation to free sanitary products.  2.0 0.0 2.0
Funding from Early Learning and Childcare to support the ELC expansion to 1140 hours.  3.4 0.0 3.4
Transfer from FEFW in relation to the Industry and Academia Link Fund (IALF) 2.6 0.0 2.6
Funding from Health to cover the costs of additional medical students (Calman Report)  1.5 0.0 1.5
Transfer from FEFW in respect of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership programme  1.5 0.0 1.5
Transfer from FEFW to fund the delivery of the South of Scotland Economic Partnership project  1.0 0.0 1.0
Miscellaneous minor transfers 2.6 0.0 2.6
  64.7 0.0 64.7
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 1,873.6 0.0 1,873.6
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  1,873.6 0.0 1,873.6
Budget Analysis 
Scottish Funding Council Administration 7.7 0.0 7.7
College Resource 646.6 0.0 646.6
Higher Education Resource 1,077.5 0.0 1,077.5
College Capital 48.7 0.0 48.7
Higher Education Capital 93.1 0.0 93.1
Net Expenditure  1,873.6 0.0 1,873.6

Schedule 3.6 Higher Education Student Support
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 370.6 551.9 922.5
Proposed changes 34.3 0.0 34.3
ABR Proposed Budget 404.9 551.9 956.8
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer from SFC to fund additional student places for Widening Access  16.8 0.0 16.8
Transfer from Learning for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) 4.5 0.0 4.5
Transfer from SFC to fund additional student places in respect of the Part-time Fee Grant (PTFG) scheme 5.5 0.0 5.5
Transfer from SFC in relation to the Care Experienced Student Bursary scheme 6.4 0.0 6.4
Miscellaneous minor transfers 1.1 0.0 1.1
  34.3 0.0 34.3
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 527.4 551.9 1,079.3
Less: Retained Income -122.5 0.0 -122.5
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  404.9 551.9 956.8
Budget Analysis 
Student Support & Tuition Fee Payments 335.6 0.0 335.6
Student Loans Company Administration Costs 4.2 0.0 4.2
Student Loan Interest Subsidy to Bank 2.0 0.0 2.0
Cost of Providing Student Loans (RAB Charge)(Non-Cash) 203.2 0.0 203.2
Student Awards Agency for Scotland Operating Costs 12.4 1.9 14.3
Net Student Loans Advanced 0.0 550.0 550.0
Capitalised Interest -70.0 0.0 -70.0
Student Loan Fair Value Adjustment -84.1 0.0 -84.1
Student Loan Sale Subsidy Impairment Adjustment 1.6 0.0 1.6
Net Expenditure  404.9 551.9 956.8

Schedule 3.7 Skills and Training
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 254.0 0.0 254.0
Proposed changes 2.1 0.0 2.1
ABR Proposed Budget 256.1 0.0 256.1
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget  
Summary of proposed changes  
Transfer to Scottish Funding Council in relation to the Flexible Workforce Devleopment Fund (FWDF) -2.0 0.0 -2.0
Transfer to FEFW in relation to the Local Employability Model -1.6 0.0 -1.6
Transfer from FEFW in relation to the Employability Fund 2.5 0.0 2.5
Transfer from Learning to support STEM Bursaries  1.0 0.0 1.0
Transfer from FEFW in relation to Digital Start Fund 1.0 0.0 1.0
Miscellaneous minor transfers 1.2 0.0 1.2
  2.1 0.0 2.1
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 256.1 0.0 256.1
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  256.1 0.0 256.1
Budget Analysis   
Skills Development Scotland 224.0 0.0 224.0
Employment and Training Interventions 32.1 0.0 32.1
Net Expenditure  256.1 0.0 256.1

Schedule 3.8  E&S Central Government Grants to Local Authorities 
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 561.7 0.0 561.7
Proposed changes 26.6 0.0 26.6
ABR Proposed Budget 588.3 0.0 588.3
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer from Early Learning & Childcare Programme 24.1 0.0 24.1
Transfer from Learning in relation to the Attainment Scotland Fund 2.5 0.0 2.5
  26.6 0.0 26.6
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision  
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 588.3 0.0 588.3
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  588.3 0.0 588.3
Budget Analysis 
Local Government Gaelic Grant 4.5 0.0 4.5
Local Government Attainment Fund 122.5 0.0 122.5
Local Government Early Learning and Childcare Expansion 461.3 0.0 461.3
Net Expenditure  588.3 0.0 588.3

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