Monday, 24 May 2010

Where the axe might fall on councils...

The Chancellor announced £1.165billion worth of cuts to local government funding today, but none of that will come from the main formula grant they get.

Here is a list of other grants councils get that may now face the chop.

Those marked with an 'R' against them are ring-fenced. But as we found out this morning the Government will “de-ring fence” grants worth some £1.7billion nationally.

So it is from some of the R-marked schemes that cuts may well be made (though not from Sure Start, schools or 16 to 19 education cash).

Education and Children's Services

R Dedicated Schools Grant
R Ethnic Minority Achievement
R School Lunch Grant
R Targeted Support for Primary & Secondary Strategy
R Music Grant
R Playing For Success
R City Challenge
R School Development Grant (schools element)
R Making Good Progress
R School Standards (including personalisation)
R Youth Opportunity Fund
R Sure Start, Early Years and Childcare
R Contact Point
R Aiming High for Disabled Children
R Early Years: Increasing Flexibility of Entitlement for 3-4 Year Olds
R Extended Schools – Sustainability
R Extended Schools – Subsidy
R Extended Schools - Academic Focused Study Support
R Targeted Mental Health in Schools Grant
R Parenting Practitioner Support

Adult's PSS

R AIDS Support
R Social Care Reform
R Learning Disability Campus Closure Programme


Police Grant
R Neighbourhood Policing Fund & CSOs
R Basic Command Units*4
R Crime Fighting Fund
R Initial Police Learning & Development Programme*5
R Counter Terrorism
Rule 2 Grants


Housing and Council Tax Benefit Subsidy Admin Grant
Concessionary Fares
R Bus Challenge and Kickstart
R Urban congestion
Housing and Planning Delivery Grant*3
Housing Market Renewal Fund
R Animal Health and Welfare Enforcement
R Waste Management Pilots


Cross Service GrantsWorking Neighbourhoods Fund Reward Grant
Growth Areas, Points and Eco Towns
LAA Reward Grant

Other General Grants
Area Based Grant
GLA General Grant


Conan the Librarian™ said...

They're taking the PSS!?

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