HC Deb 06 June 1996 vol 278 c536W
Mr. Morley

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the amount of standard spending assessment per person for each of the new unitary authorities. [31165]

Mr. Kynoch

Standard spending assessments do not apply to Scotland. The equivalent figures are for Government-supported expenditure for which the information requested is as follows:

1 2 3GSE per person
Aberdeen City 1,078
Aberdeenshire 1,063
Angus 1,057
Argyll and Bute 1,397
Scottish Borders 1,223
Clackmannanshire 1,121
West Dunbartonshire 1,344
Dumfries and Galloway 1,207
Dundee City 1,281
East Ayrshire 1,150
East Dunbartonshire 1,043
East Lothian 1,100
East Renfrewshire 1,026
City of Edinburgh 1,105
Falkirk 1,076
Fife 1,112
City of Glasgow 1,489
Highland 1,349
Inverclyde 1,292
Midlothian 1,146
Moray 1,146
North Ayrshire 1,156
North Lanarkshire 1,166
Perth and Kinross 1,066
Renfrewshire 1,164
South Ayrshire 1,123
South Lanarkshire 1,143
Stirling 1,214
West Lothian 1,151
1 Population estimates for mid-1994 supplied by Registrar General for Scotland.
2 GSE comprises grant-aided expenditure, plus allowances for: loan and leasing charges; expenditure on council tax benefit and housing benefit net of DSS subsidy; and, where applicable, expenditure on urban programme net of specific grant.
3 The Islands Councils of Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles were unitary authorities prior to 1 April 1996.