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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-02012: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 18 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much has been allocated each month from the Scottish Attainment Fund, broken down by local authority area.

Answered by: John Swinney 6 September 2016

Funding from the Attainment Scotland Fund is allocated by specific grant to local authorities on an annual basis, and paid quarterly on receipt of appropriate grant claims. To date, the amounts allocated per authority over the past two financial years is set out in the following tables.

Further allocations will be made for the secondary programme shortly.

Year 1: 2015-16

Local Authority

Innovation Fund

(Fast Track)

Challenge Authority Primary Programme

Primary School Programme

Total

Aberdeen City

£69,500*

 

£157,500

£227,000

Aberdeenshire

 

 

 

£0

Angus

£10,000

 

 

£10,000

Argyll and Bute

 

 

£20,000

£20,000

Clackmannanshire

£10,000

£718,000

 

£728,000

Dumfries and Galloway

£18,900

 

£45,000

£63,900

Dundee

 

£2,145,000

 

£2,145,000

East Ayrshire

 

 

£291,470

£291,470

East Dunbartonshire

£2,500

 

 

£2,500

East Lothian

 

 

 

£0

East Renfrewshire

 

 

 

£0

Edinburgh

 

 

£304,645

£304,645

Eilean Siar

 

 

 

£0

Falkirk

 

 

£73,000

£73,000

Fife

 

 

£416,112

£416,112

Glasgow

£80,000

£3,030,000

 

£3,110,000

Highland

£13,300

 

£92,700

£106,000

Inverclyde

 

£592,000

 

£592,000

Midlothian

 

 

 

£0

Moray

£76,000**

 

 

£76,000

North Ayrshire

 

£1,965,000

 

£1,965,000

North Lanarkshire

 

£2,241,000

 

£2,241,000

Orkney

 

 

 

£0

Perth and Kinross

 

 

 

£0

Renfrewshire

 

 

£231,120

£231,120

Scottish Borders

 

 

£66,650

£66,650

Shetland

£6,980

 

 

£6,980

South Ayrshire

 

 

£150,400

£150,400

South Lanarkshire

 

 

£548,690

£548,690

Stirling

 

 

£45,600

£45,600

West Dunbartonshire

 

£1,024,000

 

£1,024,000

West Lothian

£10,000

 

£26,197

£36,197

Totals

£297,180

£11,715,000

£2,469,084

£14,481,264

* On behalf of Northern Alliance, which is a partnership between Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Highland, Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland Councils who share knowledge and look to tackle pertinent issues together.

**Includes £66,000 on behalf of Northern Alliance

Year 2: 2016-17

Local Authority

Innovation Fund

Challenge Authority Primary Programme

Primary School Programme

Total

Aberdeen City

£47,122

 

£258,562

£305,684

Aberdeenshire

£15,040

 

 

£15,040

Angus

£35,500

 

 

£35,500

Argyll and Bute

£71,279

 

£19,944

£91,223

Clackmannanshire

£20,000

£953,999

 

£973,999

Dumfries and Galloway

£151,253

 

£60,533

£211,786

Dundee

£20,000

£3,314,605

 

£3,334,605

East Ayrshire

£115,877

 

 

£115,877

East Dunbartonshire

£63,700

 

 

£63,700

East Lothian

£43,050

 

 

£43,050

East Renfrewshire

£50,780

 

 

£50,780

Edinburgh

£208,194

 

£396,366

£604,560

Eilean Siar

£85,605

 

 

£85,605

Falkirk

£171,200

 

£84,000*

£255,200

Fife

£264,376

 

£451,034

£715,410

Glasgow

£29,445

£6,007,262

 

£6,046,387

Highland

£266,408

 

£282,765

£549,173

Inverclyde

 

£1,562,375

 

£1,562,375

Midlothian

£75,688

 

 

£75,688

Moray

£44,679

 

 

£44,679

North Ayrshire

£85,951

£2,749,809

 

£2,835,760

North Lanarkshire

£32,800

£5,252,660

 

£5,285,460

Orkney

£113,320

 

 

£113,320

Perth and Kinross

£54,990

 

 

£54,990

Renfrewshire

£275,000

 

 

£275,000

Scottish Borders

£84,629

 

£69,527

£154,156

Shetland

£49,700

 

 

£49,700

South Ayrshire

£187,658

 

£221,292

£408,950

South Lanarkshire

£306,066

 

£825,505

£1,131,571

Stirling

£65,511

 

£73,534

£139,045

West Dunbartonshire

£34,000

£1,322,450

 

£1,356,450

West Lothian

£235,851

 

£82,826

£318,677

Totals

£3,304,672

£21,163,160

£2,825,888

£27,293,720

*This figure may change once we receive further information from Falkirk Council