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Scottish Government consolidated accounts: 2018-2019

Annual report of consolidated financial results of the Scottish Government, its Executive Agencies and the Crown Office, prepared in accordance with IFRS.


Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Portfolio Outturn Statement for the Year Ended 31 March 2019

2017-18
Outturn
Programme Variance
Note
Gross
Expenditure
Income
Applied
Outturn Budget Variance
£m £m £m £m £m £m
Expenditure Limit
54 Marine 62 12 50 51 (1)
61 Research, Analysis and Other Services 62 - 62 64 (2)
129 Environmental Services 1 150 - 150 157 (7)
16 Climate Change & Land Managers Renewables Fund 16 - 16 17 (1)
(98) Scottish Water 2 5 104 (99) (95) (4)
162 Total Expenditure Limit 295 116 179 194 (15)
UK Funded Annually Managed Expenditure
1 Marine 2 - 2 2 -
1 Total AME 2 - 2 2 -
163 Total Resources 297 116 181 196 (15)
167 Capital - Voted Loans 3 208 - 208 253 (45)
2 Capital - Additions 3 - 3 3 -
Capital - Disposals - - - - -
169 Total Capital 211 - 211 256 (45)
332 Total Outturn 508 116 392 452 (60)

In addition to direct expenditure, the share of administration costs allocated to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform portfolio is £6m. This gives a total net expenditure of £398m.

Explanation of Major Variances greater than £3m:

Note 1 £2m of re-profiled expenditure on the Scottish National Heritage Peatland Restoration project. £2m of lower than anticipated expenditure claimed by local authorities for Noise and Air Quality projects. £3m of miscellaneous minor underspends across a range of programmes.

Note 2 Increased income from interest receipts.

Note 3 Scottish Water external borrowing is not included in the outturn against the Scottish Budget.

Remaining £4m consists of other minor variances across a number of programmes within the portfolio.

Contact

Email: alison.douglas@gov.scot

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