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Westminster City Council

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what grants were made by her Department to Westminster City Council in each of the last three years; for how much in each case; what grants will be given in 2008-09; and for how much in each case. (210008)

The following table shows by year and by grant programme, funds which have been made available to Westminster city council by the Department for Communities and Local Government and its predecessors.

£ million

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09 (plan)

Total

Revenue Support Grant1

163.6

25.9

24.0

21.5

235.0

National Non Domestic Rates

74.0

134.2

142.9

154.3

505.4

Supporting People

17.6

17.3

17.3

17.3

69.5

Housing Revenue Account Subsidy

14.6

13.4

10.3

13.8

52.1

Homelessness (inc Overcrowding)

6.7

6.6

7.1

6.7

27.1

Hostel capital Improvement

5.1

0.5

0.5

6.1

Capacity Building

4.6

3.3

3.3

11.2

Local Authority Business Growth Incentives Scheme2

3.8

12.2

16.0

Neighbourhood Renewal Fund

1.5

3.1

4.6

Housing Planning Delivery Grant

0.8

0.7

0.5

2.0

Local Government On-line

0.9

1.0

3.3

5.2

Disabled Facilities Grants

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.5

1.8

Performance Reward Grants

0.4

2.6

2.1

5.1

Civil Resilience (temporary mortuary costs)

0.3

5.0

5.3

Invest to Save—Special Grant

0.2

0.1

0.3

Local Area Agreements3

1.1

10.1

11.2

Area Based Grants3

15.6

15.6

Preventing Violent Extremism Pathfinder Fund

0.1

0.1

Total

294.5

227.4

221.9

229.8

973.5

1 From 2006-07 Revenue Support Grants were reduced due to the transfer of funding to the Department for Children, Schools and Families for Dedicated School Grant.

2 On Local Authority Business Growth Incentives Scheme, the figures provided for 2005-06 and 2006-07 are payments to date in relation to those years.

3 From 2008-09, the Area Based Grant (ABG) is replacing the old Local Area Agreements programme.