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Spring Budget Revision 2019-20 Supporting Document

Published: 6 Feb 2020

This document supports the Budget (Scotland ) Act 2019 Amendment Regulations 2020 known as the Spring Budget Revision 2019-20 and provides details of revised Level 2 and 3 budgets.

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Contents
Spring Budget Revision 2019-20 Supporting Document
Social Security and Older People

116 page PDF

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Social Security and Older People

Schedule 2.1 Total Changes for the Spring Budget Revision

Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Total Budget in the Autumn Budget Revision 476.1 10.0 486.1
Changes Proposed
Funding Changes 0.0 50.9 50.9
Technical Adjustments -0.7 6.2 5.5
Net Whitehall Transfers 1.4 0.0 1.4
Net Transfers within Scottish Block -0.7 0.0 -0.7
Total changes proposed 0.0 57.1 57.1
Proposed Budget following Spring Budget Revision 476.1 67.1 543.2
Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Expenditure Limit:
Social Security 101.9 60.9 162.8
Social Security Assistance 340.6 6.2 346.8
Equalities 28.6 0.0 28.6
Total Expenditure Limit 471.1 67.1 538.2
UK Funded AME:
Social Security Assistance 5.0 0.0 5.0
Total UK Funded AME 5.0 0.0 5.0
Other Expenditure:
Total Other Expenditure 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Budget 476.1 67.1 543.2
Total Limit on Income (accruing resources) 10.0

Schedule 3.1 Social Security
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Original Budget 115.5 10.0 125.5
ABR changes -6.7 0.0 44.0
ABR Budget 108.8 10.0 118.8
Proposed changes -6.9 50.9 44.0
SBR Proposed Budget 101.9 60.9 162.8
Summary of proposed changes
Allocation of available funding to support capital projects 0.0 45.9 45.9
Additional funding to develop and implement the Scottish Child Payment benefit 0.0 5.0 5.0
Revised budget requirement due to capitalisation of staff costs -7.3 0.0 -7.3
Transfer from Social Security Scotland to develop IT systems 3.0 0.0 3.0
Transfer to Social Security programme costs to develop IT systems -3.0 0.0 -3.0
Miscellaneous minor transfers 0.4 0.0 0.4
-6.9 50.9 44.0
Proposed Budget following Spring Budget Revision Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 101.9 60.9 162.8
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
101.9 60.9 162.8
Budget Analysis
Scottish Welfare Fund - Administration 0.1 0.0 0.1
Discretionary Housing Payments - Administration 0.0 0.0 0.0
Social Security Advice Policy and Programme Costs 63.3 60.9 124.2
Social Security Scotland 38.5 0.0 38.5
Net Expenditure 101.9 60.9 162.8

Schedule 3.2 Social Security Assistance
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Original Budget 434.8 0.0 434.8
ABR changes -94.1 0.0 11.1
ABR Budget 340.7 0.0 340.7
Proposed changes 4.9 6.2 11.1
SBR Proposed Budget 345.6 6.2 351.8
Summary of proposed changes
Additional funding for Best Start Grant 6.1 0.0 6.1
Reclassification of Funeral Expense Assistance -6.2 6.2 0.0
Additional funding (AME) to cover impairments in relation to Carer's Allowance 5.0 0.0 5.0
4.9 6.2 11.1
Proposed Budget following Spring Budget Revision Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 345.6 6.2 351.8
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
345.6 6.2 351.8
Budget Analysis
Scottish Welfare Fund 0.0 0.0 0.0
Discretionary Housing Payments - BTM 0.0 0.0 0.0
Discretionary Housing Payments - Other 0.0 0.0 0.0
Funeral Expense Assistance 0.0 6.2 6.2
Carer's Allowance 288.0 0.0 288.0
Carer's Allowance Supplement 37.0 0.0 37.0
Best Start Grant 20.6 0.0 20.6
Net Expenditure 345.6 6.2 351.8

Schedule 3.3 Equalities
Details of Proposed Budget

Proposed Changes Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Original Budget 24.6 0.0 24.6
ABR changes 2.0 0.0 2.0
ABR Budget 26.6 0.0 26.6
Proposed changes 2.0 0.0 2.0
SBR Proposed Budget 28.6 0.0 28.6
Summary of proposed changes
Transfer from HM Treasury in relation to Tampon Tax allocations 1.4 0.0 1.4
Miscellaneous minor transfers 0.6 0.0 0.6
2.0 0.0 2.0
Proposed Budget following Spring Budget Revision Operating Capital Total
£m £m £m
Gross Expenditure 28.6 0.0 28.6
Less: Retained Income 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Receipts Applied 0.0 0.0 0.0
28.6 0.0 28.6
Budget Analysis
Equalities 28.6 0.0 28.6
Net Expenditure 28.6 0.0 28.6

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