HC Deb 03 March 1987 vol 111 c540W
Mr. Henderson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what capital allocations have been made, and used, for educational purposes by Fife regional council in each of the last five years.

Mr. John MacKay

The information is given in the table:

Fife regional council
£000s at outturn prices
Education capital allocation Actual capital expenditure on education
Year Allocation originally notified Final level of consent
1982–83 1,535 2,119 2,587
1983–84 1,255 1,121 1,710
1984–85 2,320 2,320 2,991
1985–86 3,885 3,615 4,788
1986–87 5,665 5,192 5,124
1987–88 4,080 n/a n/a


  1. (1) The 'final level of consent' is after any adjustments for underspending or overspending in the previous year; any transfer of resources from other programmes; and any supplementary allocations which may have been made.
  2. (2) All figures exclude capital financed from current revenue.
  3. (3) The expenditure figures for 1985–86 are provisional and those for 1986–87 are estimates based on the authority's forecast of capital payments in the current year.

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