Search Legislation

Budget (Scotland) Act 2008

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

SCHEDULE 1The Scottish Administration

(introduced by section 1)

PurposeAmount of resources other than accruing resourcesType of accruing resourcesAmount of accruing resources
1. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through the First Minister’s portfolio) on support for the cultural heritage of Scotland, including the Gaelic language; cultural organisations and cultural development; architecture; Historic Scotland; central government grants to non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations; international relations and development assistance; expenditure on corporate and central services; expenditure in relation to running costs of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland£255,365,000Sale of land, buildings and equipment
2. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Finance and Sustainable Growth portfolio) on running and capital costs of the Scottish Public Pensions Agency; expenditure on committees, commissions and other portfolio services; expenditure and grant assistance in relation to public service reform and efficiency; data sharing and standards; support for passenger rail services, rail infrastructure and associated rail services; support for the development and delivery of concessionary travel schemes; funding for major public transport projects; the running costs of Transport Scotland; funding for the Strategic Transport Projects Review; funding for travel information services; the maintenance and enhancement of the trunk road infrastructure; support for ferry services, loans for vessel construction, grants for pier and other infrastructure and funding for a pilot of road equivalent tariff; support for Highlands and Islands Airports Limited, support for air services and funding for the Air Discount Scheme; support for the bus industry; support for the Forth Estuary Transport Authority and Tay Road Bridge Joint Board; support for the freight industry; support for British Waterways Scotland; funding to promote sustainable and active travel; contributing to the running costs of Regional Transport Partnerships and of other bodies associated with the transport sector; funding for road safety; costs in relation to funding the office of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner; loans to Scottish Water and other water grants (including the Water Industry Commission for Scotland); grants in respect of third sector development and the Scottish Investment Fund; planning; Scottish Building Standards Agency; tourism; grant in aid for Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Regional Selective Assistance including Innovation and Investment grants; telecommunications infra-structure; expenditure on energy and climate change activities, including awards for community and household renewables; European Structural Fund grants to public corporations, non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations and EU programme administration costs; energy related activities; central government grants to local authorities; sundry enterprise related activities£3,469,070,000Repayment of voted loans (capital) by Scottish Enterprise and Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited; repayment of loans by Independent Piers and Harbours Trusts; repayment of loans by Scottish Water; repayment of public dividend capital; sale of buildings, land and equipment£13,289,000
3. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Health and Wellbeing portfolio) on hospital and community health services; family health services; community care; central government grants to local authorities and the third sector; social care; welfare food (Healthy Start); the Scottish Drugs Challenge Fund; the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland; payments to the Skipton Fund; other health services; sportscotland and the delivery of the 2014 Commonwealth Games; housing subsidies; Communities Scotland; sponsorship of Energy Action Scotland; repayment of debt and any associated costs; other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; activities relating to homelessness; central heating and Warm Deal; research and publicity and other portfolio services; sites for gypsies and travellers; grants to housing associations; grants for the Community Regeneration Fund and other services; community engagement; regeneration initiatives; programmes promoting social inclusion; expenditure relating to equality issues£9,838,222,000Sale of property, land and equipment; repayment of loans£33,000,000
4. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Education and Lifelong Learning portfolio) on schools; training and development of teachers; educational research, development and promotion; international and other educational services; HM Inspectors of Education; childcare; youth work; associated social work services; Social Work Inspection Agency; central government grants to local authorities; grant in aid for the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland Limited; funding for the Student Awards Agency for Scotland and related costs, including the Student Loan Scheme and the Graduate Endowment Scheme; Enterprise in Education; Not in Education or Employment or Training; research related activities and science related programmes delivered by the Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland; sundry lifelong learning activities including the provision of Education Maintenance Allowance£2,550,598,000Sale of surplus land, buildings and equipment; the repayment of student loans£65,000,000
5. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Justice portfolio) on legal aid (including administration); the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission; criminal injuries compensation (including administration); certain services relating to crime including the Parole Board for Scotland; the Scottish Prison Service; the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission; the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission; the Risk Management Authority; the Police Complaints Commissioner for Scotland; the Scottish Police Services Authority and other police services and superannuation of police on secondment; police loan charges; fire and rescue services (including the Scottish Fire Services College and superannuation); central government grants to local authorities; civil contingencies; measures in relation to antisocial behaviour; measures in relation to drug abuse and treatment; miscellaneous services relating to administration of justice; community justice services; court services, including judicial pensions; the Accountant in Bankruptcy; certain legal services; costs and fees in connection with legal proceedings£1,715,256,000Sale of police vehicles; sale of prison land, buildings, staff quarters, vehicles, equipment and property£2,700,000
6. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Rural Affairs and the Environment portfolio) on market support; support for agriculture in special areas including crofting communities; rural development, agri-environmental and farm woodland measures; compensation to sheep producers; animal health; agricultural education; advisory, research and development services; botanical and scientific services; assistance to production, marketing and processing; administration, land management and other agricultural services; assistance to the Scottish fisheries sector; fishery protection; other services including fisheries research and development and special services; natural heritage; environment protection; rural affairs; other environmental expenditure; flood prevention; coastal protection; air quality monitoring; miscellaneous water grants (including the Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland)£520,783,000Sale of surplus land, buildings and equipment; sale of holdings to existing tenants£10,900,000
7. For use by the Scottish Ministers on administrative costs and operational costs; costs of providing continuing services to the Scottish Parliament; costs associated with the functions of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland£245,654,000Income from sale of surplus capital assets£35,000
8. For use by the Lord Advocate (through the Crown Office, the Procurator Fiscal Service and the office of Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer) on administrative costs, including costs relating to the office of Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer, fees paid to temporary procurators fiscal, witness expenses, victim expenses where applicable and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions and cases brought under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002£110,200,000Sale of surplus assets£100
9. For use by the Scottish Ministers (through their Local Government portfolio) on revenue support grants and payment of non-domestic rates in Scotland; other local authority grants and special grants relating to council tax and spend-to-save scheme; housing support grant; other services including payments under the Bellwin scheme covering floods, storms and other emergencies£9,728,799,000
10. For use by the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland (through the General Register Office for Scotland) on administrative costs and operational costs£11,600,000
11. For use by the Scottish Ministers and the Keeper of the Records of Scotland (through the National Archives of Scotland) on administrative costs and operational costs (including building works associated with the creation of the Scottish Family History Centre and the conversion of the sasine records to digital images)£10,300,000
12. For use by the Scottish Ministers on pensions, allowances, gratuities etc. payable in respect of the teachers' and national health service pension schemes£2,647,902,000
13. For use by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator on administrative costs and operational costs£3,600,000

SCHEDULE 2Accruing resources of the Scottish Administration which may be used without individual limit

(introduced by section 1)

Part 1First Minister’s portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £25,000,000
1. Income from admissions and retail at monuments operated by Historic Scotland and external partnership funding for capital projectsExpenditure on culture
2. Income from sales and grants in respect of the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments of ScotlandExpenditure on culture
3. Income from marketingExpenditure on marketing

Part 2Finance and Sustainable Growth portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £224,000,000
1. Income in respect of legal costs recovered by the Local Government Boundary CommissionPayments to the Local Government Boundary Commission
2. Administration charges in respect of services undertaken by the Scottish Public Pensions AgencyRunning costs of the Scottish Public Pensions Agency
3. Recovery of grant awarded to local authorities under the Bellwin scheme covering floods, storms, and other emergenciesExpenditure on floods, storms and other emergencies
4. Repayment of loans by Scottish WaterExpenditure on Scottish Water
5. Recovery of unused grant from third sector organisationsExpenditure on third sector development
6. Fees for functions carried out by the Scottish Building Standards AgencyExpenditure of the Scottish Building Standards Agency
7. Refunds of grants for Regional Selective Assistance including Innovation and InvestmentExpenditure on Regional Selective Assistance including Innovation and Investment
8. Electricity Statutory Consent feesExpenditure on the administration of consents for the provision of energy
9. Rents from land and propertyExpenditure on motorways and trunk roads
10. Any sums accruing as a result of the dissolution of Scottish Transport GroupPayments to former members of Scottish Transport Group pension schemes
11. Sums accruing from Enterprise related activitiesExpenditure on Enterprise related activities
12. Income from European Union including the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development FundExpenditure on European Union eligible support
13. Income from the European Union for administration costsExpenditure on administration of European Union programmes

Part 3Health and Wellbeing portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £3,000,000,000
1. Income from the sale of research results and publications; other minor miscellaneous incomeMiscellaneous expenditure
2. Capital sums accruing from housing related activitiesExpenditure on housing related activities
3. Recovery of grant awarded to local authorities and Registered Social Landlords under the New Housing Partnerships initiative and Community OwnershipExpenditure on housing
4. Income from local authorities in respect of right to buy sales following housing stock transferExpenditure on housing
5. Receipts from local authorities arising out of housing stock transfersRepayment of local authority housing debt and associated costs
6. Receipts from interest on loans related to housingExpenditure on housing
7. Recovery of unused regeneration moniesExpenditure on regeneration
8. Charges to private patients; income generation schemes; charges for the processing of plasma for the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland; handling charges for blood products; sales of antibodies and related products; repayments of Project 2000 bursaries; National Insurance contributionsExpenditure on hospital and community health services
9. Prescription charges collected by dispensing doctors, pharmacists, Health Boards and appliance suppliers; sales of prescription pre-payment certificates; payments under the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme; rental of national health service properties; charges collected by dental practitioners and ophthalmologists; recovery of charges from patients, dispensing contractors and practitionersExpenditure on family health services
10. Sales of publications; fees for conferences and courses; royalties from projects developed with portfolio assistance; sales of vitamin drops and tablets at national health service clinics; other miscellaneous incomeExpenditure on other health services
11. Income from fees charged by the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of CareExpenditure on community care

Part 4Education and Lifelong Learning portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £75,500,000
1. Recovery of costs from local authorities in respect of self-governing schoolsExpenditure on education services
2. Recovery of costs from HM Inspectors of EducationExpenditure on education services
3. Recovery of costs from YouthlinkExpenditure on education services
4. Repayment of student awards and interest capitalised on student loansExpenditure of the Student Awards Agency for Scotland
5. Income from the Graduate Endowment SchemeExpenditure on student support relating to the provision of allowances for living costs and loans
6. Sums accruing from Lifelong Learning related activitiesExpenditure on Lifelong Learning related activities

Part 5Justice portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £38,000,000
1. Superannuation contributions for police officers on secondment to the Scottish Police College (SPC); charges for students from outwith Scottish Police Forces; charges for use of SPC for various activitiesExpenditure of the SPC
2. Contributions made by the Scottish Police Federation to the cost of salaries, etc. of their secretary and chairman; receipts from fixed penalty noticesExpenditure on police services
3. Income from sale of prison-manufactured goods, services and other industries income; various income including income from land and buildingsExpenditure of the Scottish Prison Service
4. General income of the Scottish Fire Services College, including that from fire related and other organisations which use the college’s teaching and conference facilities on a repayment basisExpenditure of the Scottish Fire Services College
5. Civil contingencies income from sale of surplus and obsolete equipment; course income; rents from other bodies using radio masts or stations owned by the Scottish ExecutiveExpenditure on civil contingencies (including grants)
6. Superannuation contributions collected by the Scottish Legal Aid BoardExpenditure on legal aid
7. Income from cinematography exemption certificate fees and criminal statistics and other miscellaneous receiptsMiscellaneous expenditure
8. Fees for civil cases; rent from minor occupiersExpenditure of the Scottish Court Service
9. Income from sequestrationExpenditure on the Accountant in Bankruptcy

Part 6Rural Affairs and the Environment portfolio

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £581,000,000
1. Funding from European agricultural and fisheries fundsEU CAP support, rural development and fisheries subsidy and grant schemes
2. Sale of carcasses; repayment of loans under Crofting Building Loan Scheme; bond fees and insurance; receipts from the Meat and Livestock Commission under Ministerial DirectionRelated rural development expenditure
3. Rents and wayleaves; recovery of costs in connection with land drainage; fees for Common Agricultural Policy Scheme appeals; sales of produce; charges under livestock schemes; pension contributions from members of the Crofters Commission; charges for cattle passports; charges for relevant publications and statisticsRelated agricultural services expenditure
4. Repayment of loans to harbour authorities; charges for relevant publications and statisticsRelated fisheries expenditure
5. Charges for plant health and control work, seed and variety testing and pesticides work; sales of produce; charges for advisory visits, certifications, testing plants, animals and fish; charges for hire of equipment, publications and statisticsRelated Scottish Agricultural Science Agency (SASA), Fisheries Research Services (FRS) and Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA) expenditure
6. Income of SASA, FRS and SFPA from services provided to external customersSASA, FRS and SFPA expenditure
7. Sale of research results and publications; charges for licences under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985; pension contributions from members of the Deer CommissionExpenditure on environmental services

Part 7Scottish Executive (Administration)

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £16,500,000
1. Payments from outwith the Scottish Executive for professional services; income from the Statistical Office of the European Union; discounts; recoveries of legal costs; income from payment for services and recovery of other costs; National Insurance Fund recoveries; New Deal income; profit from sale of surplus capital assets; repayments of loans made to members of staff for house purchase; rent from minor occupiers; European Fast Stream incomeScottish Executive core directorates running costs
2. Recoveries of salaries and other expenses of outward seconded and loaned staff; recoveries of salaries of staff assigned to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Agency (CICA)Expenditure on outward seconded and loaned staff and staff assigned to CICA

Part 8Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £600,000
1. Fees charged for administering the estates of persons who die intestate and without known heirs; ultimus haeres; sale of Statute Amendments; income from the sale of waste paper and obsolete office machinery; minor occupancy income; minor miscellaneous income; profit on sale of surplus capital assetsRunning costs of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Part 9Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £5,100,000
1. Income from sales of records services; reapportioned income from minor occupiersExpenditure on Records Enterprise, Scotland’s People and the Scottish Family History Centre and registration expenditure
2. Royalties from sales on the internetExpenditure on Records Enterprise
3. Income from Scottish Executive for running the National Health Service Central Register; income from sales of information by National Health Service Central Register; income from sales of vital statistics; reapportioned income from minor occupiersExpenditure on vital events and national health service
4. Income from the Improvement Service for providing information to support the Citizen’s AccountExpenditure on vital events
5. Income from sales of Census and other geographical information; sales of population statistics; reapportioned income from minor occupiersExpenditure on Census and population statistics

Part 10Keeper of the Records of Scotland

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £1,000,000
1. Fees and other income for the issue of photocopy orders; professional searchers contract fees; inspection fees; microfilm and digital imaging services; sale of publications; income from conservation and specialist services; income from Registers of Scotland Executive Agency for services providedRunning costs of the National Archives of Scotland

Part 11Scottish Executive (Scottish teachers' and NHS pension schemes)

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £1,500,000,000
1. Contributions in respect of teachers' and national health service superannuationExpenditure on teachers' and national health service superannuation

SCHEDULE 3Direct-funded bodies

(introduced by section 2)

PurposeAmount of resources other than accruing resourcesType of accruing resourcesAmount of accruing resources
1. For use by the Forestry Commissioners in or as regards Scotland on the promotion of forestry in Scotland including, advising on the development and delivery of forestry policy, regulating and supporting, through grant in aid, the forestry sector, managing the national forest estate in Scotland; administrative costs£90,300,000Miscellaneous income£500,000
2. For use by the Food Standards Agency in or as regards Scotland on administrative and operational costs, including research, monitoring and surveillance and public information and awareness relating to food safety and standards; the Meat Hygiene Service£10,600,000Miscellaneous income£100
3. For use by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body on ongoing costs associated with the administration and operation of the Scottish Parliament; payments in respect of the functions of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner, the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland, the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, the Scottish Information Commissioner and the Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland; payments in respect of the functions or anticipated functions of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights; any other payments relating to the Scottish Parliament£101,009,000Miscellaneous income and capital receipts£100
4. For use by Audit Scotland, including assistance and support to the Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts Commission for Scotland and other audit work for public bodies and for payment of pensions to former Local Government Ombudsmen and their staff£7,250,000Income from sale of IT equipment and furniture£20,000

SCHEDULE 4Accruing resources of direct-funded bodies which may be used without individual limit

(introduced by section 2)

Part 1Forestry Commissioners

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £6,100,000
1. Recoveries of grants; repayments by staff of loans and other recoverable expenses; miscellaneous income from sales of publications, training courses etc.Policy, regulatory and grant-giving functions

Part 2Food Standards Agency

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £100
1. Recovery of costs from Radioactive Site Operators in relation to the Food Standards Agency’s role in assessing the impact of proposed radioactive waste disposal authorisations on the food chain; income from sale of publications and income generation schemesExpenditure of the Food Standards Agency in or as regards Scotland
2. Income from industry levied charges in respect of statutory veterinary services and inspections undertaken by the Meat Hygiene ServiceExpenditure of the Food Standards Agency in or as regards Scotland in supporting the provision of the Meat Hygiene Service

Part 3Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £400,000
1. Broadcasting income; gifts; income from commercial sales and other services provided to the publicExpenditure on administrative costs of the Scottish Parliament

Part 4Audit Scotland

Type of accruing resourcesPurpose
Overall amount: £22,000,000
1. Fees and charges for audit work; recoveries of costs associated with the functions of the Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts Commission for Scotland; miscellaneous income from publications, conferences, provision of administrative services etc.; recoveries of costs of seconded staff; repayments of staff loans; recoveries of car leasing payments; interest received on working balancesExpenditure of Audit Scotland, the Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts Commission for Scotland

SCHEDULE 5Borrowing by certain statutory bodies

(introduced by section 5)

EnactmentAmount
1. Section 25 of the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990 (c. 35) (Scottish Enterprise)£10,000,000
2. Section 26 of that Act (Highlands and Islands Enterprise)£1,000,000
3. Section 42 of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3) (Scottish Water)£230,800,000
4. Section 48 of the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25) (Scottish Environment Protection Agency)Nil

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources