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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.


Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Schedule 2.1 Total Changes for the Autumn Budget Revision

  Operating Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Total Budget in the Budget Act 202.6 253.7 456.3
Changes Proposed
Funding Changes 10.5 0.0 10.5
Technical Adjustments 0.0 9.0 9.0
Net Whitehall Transfers 0.3 0.0 0.3
Net Transfers within Scottish Block 2.7 0.0 2.7
Total changes proposed 13.5 9.0 22.5
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision 216.1 262.7 478.8
  Operating Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Expenditure Limit:
Marine  63.8 1.0 64.8
Research Analysis and Other Services 67.0 0.0 67.0
Environmental Services 160.6 0.0 160.6
Climate Change and Land Managers Renewables Fund 18.8 0.0 18.8
Scottish Water -94.1 261.7 167.6
Total Expenditure Limit 216.1 262.7 478.8
UK Funded AME: 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total UK Funded AME 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Expenditure:
  0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Other Expenditure  0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Budget 216.1 262.7 478.8
Total Limit on Income (accruing resources)     500.0

Schedule 3.1 Marine 
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 63.7 1.0 64.7
Proposed changes 0.1 0.0 0.1
ABR Proposed Budget 63.8 1.0 64.8
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Miscellaneous minor transfers 0.1 0.0 0.1
  0.1 0.0 0.1
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 70.4 1.0 71.4
Less: Retained Income -6.6 0.0 -6.6
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  63.8 1.0 64.8
Budget Analysis 
Marine Scotland 63.8 1.0 64.8
Net Expenditure  63.8 1.0 64.8

Schedule 3.2 Research, Analysis & Other Services
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 64.2 0.0 64.2
Proposed Changes 2.8 0.0 2.8
ABR Proposed Budget 67.0 0.0 67.0
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Re-prioritisation of budget from Environmental Services. 1.5 0.0 1.5
Re-prioritisation of budget from Climate Change and Land Managers Renewables Fund. 0.5 0.0 0.5
Re-prioritisation of operating costs budget from Rural Economy. 0.2 0.0 0.2
Additional funding to fund the increase in employer pension contributions for Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. 0.4 0.0 0.4
Transfer from Environmental Services to address backlog of capital projects at Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. 0.2 0.0 0.2
  2.8 0.0 2.8
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 67.3 0.0 67.3
Less: Retained Income -0.3 0.0 -0.3
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  67.0 0.0 67.0
Budget Analysis 
Strategic Policy, Research and Sponsorship 4.8 0.0 4.8
Economic & Other Surveys 2.3 0.0 2.3
Programmes of Research 48.0 0.0 48.0
Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 11.9 0.0 11.9
Net Expenditure  67.0 0.0 67.0

Schedule 3.3 Environmental Services
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 145.6 0.0 145.6
Proposed changes 15.0 0.0 15.0
ABR Proposed Budget 160.6 0.0 160.6
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Additional funding to fund the increase in employer pension contributions. 1.1 0.0 1.1
Whitehall funding iro the award to Scottish Natural Heritage under the GovTech Catalyst Challenge Programme. 0.3 0.0 0.3
Additional funding to support peatland restoration under a scheme administered by Scottish Natural Heritage. 9.0 0.0 9.0
Transfer from Climate Change to support peatland restoration under a scheme administered by Scottish Natural Heritage. 3.0 0.0 3.0
Miscellaneous minor transfers to Scottish Natural Heritage 0.3 0.0 0.3
Transfer from Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity for Zero Waste Resource Efficient Scotland Programme.  2.8 0.0 2.8
Miscellaneous minor transfers to Scottish Environment Protection Agency 0.2 0.0 0.2
Re-prioritisation of budget to Research, Analysis & Other Services -1.5 0.0 -1.5
Transfer to Research, Analysis & Other Services to address backlog of capital projects at Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. -0.2 0.0 -0.2
  15.0 0.0 15.0
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 160.6 0.0 160.6
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  160.6 0.0 160.6
Budget Analysis 
Land Reform 15.4 0.0 15.4
Natural Assets & Flooding 12.7 0.0 12.7
National Park Authorities 12.6 0.0 12.6
Natural Resources 4.6 0.0 4.6
Scottish Environment Protection Agency 33.9 0.0 33.9
Scottish Natural Heritage 58.2 0.0 58.2
Zero Waste 23.2 0.0 23.2
Net Expenditure  160.6 0.0 160.6

Schedule 3.4 Climate Change and Land Managers Renewables Fund
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget 22.7 0.0 22.7
Proposed changes -3.9 0.0 -3.9
ABR Proposed Budget 18.8 0.0 18.8
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer to Environmental Services to support peatland restoration under a scheme administered by Scottish Natural Heritage. -3.0 0.0 -3.0
Re-prioritisation of operating costs budget to Research, Analysis & Other Services . -0.5 0.0 -0.5
Miscellaneous minor transfers -0.4 0.0 -0.4
  -3.9 0.0 -3.9
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 18.8 0.0 18.8
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
  18.8 0.0 18.8
Budget Analysis 
Climate Change - Policy Development & Implementation 1.1 0.0 1.1
Land Managers Renewables Fund 1.0 0.0 1.0
Sustainable Action Fund 16.7 0.0 16.7
Net Expenditure 18.8 0.0 18.8

Schedule 3.5 Scottish Water
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Original Budget -93.6 252.7 159.1
Proposed changes -0.5 9.0 8.5
ABR Proposed Budget -94.1 261.7 167.6
Proposed changes  
SBR Proposed Budget
Summary of proposed changes
Adjustment to voted loans repayments  0.0 9.0 9.0
Transfer to Education and Skills to provide funding to 19 Hydro Nation Scholars. -0.5 0.0 -0.5
  -0.5 9.0 8.5
Proposed Budget following Autumn Budget Revision Operating  Capital Total
  £m £m £m
Gross Expenditure -94.1 337.7 243.6
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
         Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 -76.0 -76.0
  -94.1 261.7 167.6
Budget Analysis 
Hydro Nation 4.2 0.0 4.2
Interest on Voted Loans -100.5 0.0 -100.5
Drinking Water Quality Regulator 0.5 0.0 0.5
Private Water 1.7 0.0 1.7
Voted Loans 0.0 261.7 261.7
Net Expenditure  -94.1 261.7 167.6

1. Scottish Water Business Stream Holdings is the subsidiary that undertakes the governance and financing of Scottish Water Business Stream.

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