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Local Government Services: Torbay

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much her Department spent on providing services of each type in Torbay in each of the last five years. (228267)

The information requested is not held centrally in the form requested. The following information is available however. Grants paid by Communities and Local Government, and predecessor Departments to Torbay borough council since 2003-04 were as follows:

£ million

Programme

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Total

Supporting People

6.252

6.322

5.949

5.849

5.833

30.205

Homelessness

0.062

0.060

0.198

0.080

0.060

0.460

Disabled Facilities Grants

0.255

0.250

0.292

0.328

0.328

1.453

Housing and Planning Delivery Grant

0.075

0.512

0.777

0.343

0.272

1.979

New Growth Points

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.662

0.662

Private Finance Initiative–Westland and Homelands School (Phases 1 and 2)

1.780

1.713

1.425

1.425

1.425

7.768

Private Sector Renewal Regeneration

0.000

0.000

0.000

1.131

1.014

2.145

European Regional Development Fund

0.412

0.063

0.056

0.713

1.974

3.218

Total Non-Formula Grants

8.836

8.920

8.697

9.869

11.568

47.890

Formula Grants1

89.860

92.120

99.091

43.555

46.032

370.658

1 (a) Formula Grant comprises Revenue Support Grant, redistributed business rates, principal formula Police Grant, SSA Reduction Grant (SSA Review), SSA Reduction Grant (Police Funding Review) and Central Support Protection Grant where appropriate.

(b) Prior to 2006-07 support for schools was paid through formula grant. In 2006-07 funding for schools transferred to the Dedicated Schools Grant paid by DCFS.

(c) The amount of formula grant refers to the amount under the respective amending reports for those years. Further information on formula grant for Torbay can be found at

http://www.localcommunities.gov.uk/finance/0809/head0809s.xls.