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Rate Support Grant

Volume 131: debated on Wednesday 13 April 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table showing for each district council area in Scotland (a) the rate of support grant for 1987–88, (b) that figure expressed per capita of the population of the authority, (c) the rate support grant in 1978–79 in 1986 prices, (d) expressed as a sum per capita of the then population of the authority, and (e) the percentage difference between (c) and (d).

The figures show for each local authority the total and per capita amounts of rate support grant paid in 1987–88, the total and per capita amounts of rate support grant paid in 1978–79 expressed in 1986–87 prices, and the percentage difference between the 1978–79 and 1987–88 per capita figures. The GDP deflator is used to convert the figures for 1978–79 from cash to 1986–87 prices. The grant figures used for 1987–88 are based on the Rate Support Grant (Scotland) Order 1987. No adjustment has been

(1) Total RSG 1987–88(2) Total RSG per head 1987–88(3) Total RSG 1978–79 in 1986–87 prices(4) Total RSG per head 1978–79 in 1986–87 price(5) Percentage change between column 2 and column 4
Regions
Borders39,903,204391·9637,585,671374·045·0
Central73,894,672271·8574,802,201275·19-1·0
Dumfries and Galloway53,254,149362·8449,262,167343·366·0
Fife97,346,577283·13100,201,708292·07-3·0
Grampian145,915,693290·18148,270,940319·42-9·0
Highland89,287,275444·7490,335,804479·17-7·0
Lothian188,261,970253·75228,644,362304·73-17·0
Strathclyde868,415,907370·39900,064,841368·081·0
Tayside124,784,34331805124,661,542309·393·0
Islands
Orkney9,421,381489·028,241,727452·928·0
Shetland11,139,709472·4211,887,137554·18-15·0
Western Isles29,665,079941·9323,576,297794·7519·0
Districts
Berwickshire453,69124·20773,27443·24-44·0
Ettrick and Lauderdale700,08321·071,281,90839·00-46·0
Roxburgh1,497,24542·511,710,37947·68-11·0
Tweeddale287,90219·71453,24632·69-40·0
Clackmannan1,042,78221·911,978,58441·16-47·0
Falkirk1,650,46711·543,226,33622·38-48·0
Stirling933,49311·502,458,92330·89-63·0
Annandale and Eskdale840,12023·391,212,82434·57-32·0
Nithsdale996,69417·381,623,54328·87-40·0
Stewartry452,27019·55657,24129·33-33·0
Wigtown706,29323·251,010,37733·96-32·0
Dunfermline1,485,22311·504,412,01534·53-67·0
Kirkcaldy1,953,51613·184,965,08333·19-60·0
North East Fife983,90814·792,040,63231·04-52·0
Aberdeen City4,180,52019·336,230,81329·87-35·0
Banff and Buchan958,71311·533,013,94738·32-70·0
Gordon1,967,20527·793,565,62762·31-55·0
Kincardine and Deeside738,28015·441,414,27336·99-58·0
Moray1,166,72213·763,265,35840·05-66·0
Badenoch and Strathspey120,12511·33249,43426·03-56·0
Caithness1,122,78741·381,286,14746·25-11·0
Inverness676,47211131,576,52328·46-61·0
Lochaber361,61018·671,096,25354·47-66·0
Nairn276,06326·96352,92234·69-22·0
Ross and Cromarty1,297,30827·083,166,53174·17-63·0
Skye and Lochalsh515,71444·74427,91342·415·0
Sutherland698,27752·85997,60578·81-33·0
(1) Total RSG 1987–88(2) Total RSG per head 1987–88(3) Total RSG 1978–79 in 1986–87 prices(4) Total RSG per head 1978–79 in 1986–87 price(5) Percentage change between column 2 and column 4
Regions
East Lothian1,512,25418·472,812,13635·7-48·0
Edinburgh City12,513,10428·5513,283,32729·1-2·0
Midlothian3,100,73038·164,280,38850·71-25·0
West Lothian3,617,70725·745,526,06742·31-39·0
Argyll and Bute3,712,32656·603,724,00857·56-2·0
Bearsden and Milngavie615,78215·331,704,32343·82-65·0
Clydebank4,362,46388·664,474,56082·527·0
Clydesdale2,375,90340·762,399,80542·79-5·0
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth1,964,42631·432,427,92139·23-20·0
Cumnock and Doon Valley2,787,31064·033,107,95766·61-4·0
Cunninghame3,697,91226·965,508,37340·8-34·0
Dumbarton1,409,74517·783,218,79340·5-56·0
East Kilbride1,449,30017·713,108,53737·15-52·0
Eastwood951,83516·982,095,62640·98-59·0
Glasgow City46,813,57964·5653,811,98966·46-3·0
Hamilton3,903,35436·507,160,87766·81-45·0

made for grant penalties since they will be restored if authorities bring their expenditure down to guideline at outturn.

(1) Total RSG 1987–88

(2) Total RSG per head 1987–88

(3) Total RSG 1978–79 in 1986–87 prices

(4) Total RSG per head 1978–79 in 1986–87 price

(5) Percentage change between column 2 and column 4

Inverclyde3,675,39937·805,570,39354·17-30·0
Kilmarnock and Loudoun3,060,25237·754,281,20052·6-28·0
Kyle and Carrick2,313,84420·464,658,04341·4-51·0
Monklands5,516,80351·558,478,04077·01-33·0
Motherwell4,898,96433·107,484,75749·06-33·0
Renfrew7,869,81238·739,961,11346·72-17·0
Strathkelvin3,522,38339·463,991,22347·46-17·0
Angus2,394,76625·713,597,59239·13-34·0
Dundee City7,085,77140·218,848,16346·2-13·0
Perth and Kinross2,280,83418·553,612,41330·24-39·0
Scotland1,896,760,000370·392,031,109,723392·15-6·0