Hampshire County Council (Amended Decision)

Executive Member - Social Care

Item 2

23 January 2004

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Report of the County Treasurer and the Director of Social Services

Contact: Contact: Paul Carey-Kent, Deputy County Treasurer ext 7525, e-mail: paul.carey-kent@hants.gov.uk

Introduction

1.1 This report sets out the proposed Social Services revenue budget for 2004/05 and reports on the revised budget for 2003/04. This report has been prepared in consultation with the Executive Member for review by the Policy Review Committee, before the budget is considered formally by the Executive Member. It will be reported to the Leader and Cabinet on 12 February 2004 to make final recommendations to County Council on 25 February 2004.

1.2 The Social Services revenue budget for 2004/05 supports the County Council's corporate aims and its four priorities by focusing financial resources on areas such as improving the quality of life of children in need, vulnerable adults and older people.

1 Budget strategy

1.1 The Cabinet has confirmed its budget strategy that:

1.2 In arriving at the base budget it is assumed that:

2 Budget guidelines

2.1 These are based on an overall budget increase of 5.4% against a grant increase of 5.9% resulting in a projected council tax rise of 4.7% after adjusting for the loss of the fire and rescue function: in cash terms the County Council's own Council tax will reduce slightly. This is in line with public preference put forward during the budget consultation process, adjusted for the additional Government grant announced on 11 December 2003 designed to reduce council tax increases in 2004/05.

2.2 The budget guidelines were set by the Cabinet on 15 December 2003. For this service, the provisional budget guideline for 2004/05 is £295.1m, including £9.8m growth.

2.3 The Cabinet asked that the Social Care Executive member uses the FSS cash increase and additional specific grants which provide £15.2m (5.7%) more than inflation to meet priority pressure on elderly and children's services, to retain two star status, and report back on the anticipated improved performance and outcomes from this additional investment.

2.4 Subsequent to the Cabinet consideration figures have been updated and the total cash increase is £22.4m (8.5%), made up of:

FSS passported increase

15.2

Increase in grants

5.5

 

20.7

Adjusted for:

 

Children's transfer from grant to FSS

7.7

Residential allowance

-6.0

 

22.4

2.5 However, after allowing for inflation on areas in the base budget covered by previous grants and ring-fenced amounts, this reduces the additional funding to £19.7m. £5.4m of this is required for inflation at corporately assumed rates, leaving a balance of £14.3m.

2.6 The increase in FSS of £15.2m (7.4%) is made up three components:

2.7 The significant increase in the elderly component reflects the updating of population data within the formula. It also matches the County Council's short-term Cabinet priority for older people.

2.8 This report sets out the Social Care Executive Member's responses to the guidelines. The report:

3 Revised Budget

3.1 The cash limit for the revised budget is £273.2m. The calculation is shown in Appendix 1.

3.2 A summary comparing the revised budget with the cash limit is set out in Appendix 2. This shows that the balances held centrally at the start of the year have been allocated to areas of highest pressure, in accordance with details reported to, and approved by, the Executive Member throughout the year. The increase in Older People's services budgets (£13.4m) also includes the additional £7m agreed by the Cabinet to help the key performance areas of intensive home care provision (£3.5m) and to deal with delayed discharges from hospital (£3.5m).

3.3 The last monitoring report to the Executive Member for Social Care, on 21 November 2003, showed a potential overspend for 2003/04 of about £2.4m were no corrective action to be taken. That report identified the increased demand for services, particularly on children and families services. The report also detailed the actions being taken to try and avoid an overspend.

3.4 New pressures have emerged during the year for which no financial provision was made when the original budget was set. These have been reported to the Executive Member during the financial year and include:

3.5 The costs of transport of looked after children to school and looking after children excluded from school remain high. Discussions with the Education department have resulted in agreement of a protocol to be implemented from April 2004 which sets out more clearly which department pays for what in respect of these costs.

3.6 The Department has targeted resources on the key performance areas, particularly on services to older people where the Cabinet has released up to £7m to help deal with delayed discharges (£3.5m) and for intensive home care (£3.5m). The former is helping to achieve the target of minimising the number of delayed discharges from acute hospital settings and thus the avoidance of `fines', whilst the latter is helping the County Council to achieve one of its key aims of facilitating greater independence for older and more vulnerable people.

3.7 The Government has also given a grant of £1.2m to help deal with delayed discharges. This has been used to provide additional care management arrangements in acute hospitals, prepare necessary systems and procedures and to provide additional funds to arrange packages of care.

3.8 The report to the Executive Member on 21 November identified the management actions being taken in order to reduce the £2.4m pressure, including a possible year end budget transfer from capital of £0.5m. However, the pressures are so significant that it may be necessary to use a large proportion of the £1.5m contingency proposed within the 2004/05 budget to repay any overspend in 2003/04. A further report will be presented to the Executive Member in February 2004.

4 Base Budget 2004/05

4.1 A base budget has been prepared which contains the current financial policies of the Council, in order to provide a starting point from which decisions can be made. The base budget for this service is £285.3m at outturn prices.

4.2 Appendix 3 shows the make up of the base budget.

4.3 Overall, the base budget includes a net increase in expenditure at constant prices of £16.8m. The main variations are:

5 Passported increases in the Social Services Formula Spending Share

5.1 The passported Social Services Formula Spending Share (FSS) increase is 7.4% which amounts to a cash limit increase of about £15.2m. Although Hampshire has received a larger increase than most authorities it still has the second lowest FSS per head of population of all the 34 Shire Counties reflecting the government's view of its lower level of need for government financial support.

5.2 The main element of the Children's Services specific grant (£7.7m) is to be transferred back into FSS from 2004/05. This has no effect on the overall budget.

5.3 After allowing for corporate inflation assumptions for pay (2.5% plus increased pension contributions) and non-pay (2.5%) and other minor base budget adjustments there is approximately £9.8m available from the passported FSS increase to meet new pressures in 2004/05.

6 Government Grants

6.1 Current estimated figures for specific and formula grants are shown in Appendix 8. The most significant changes, explained in more detail in the following paragraphs, are:

6.2 The grant figures are subject to confirmation, although they are not likely to change significantly. However, some figures for 2004/05 have not yet been announced, including:

6.3 The government has provided an extra grant of £100m for the purposes of supporting councils in improving services to safeguard children, including responding to the recommendations made in Lord Laming's report (Climbié enquiry) and the Joint Chief Inspectors' Report `Safeguarding Children'. The County Council's allocation is £1.3m.

6.4 The Access and Systems Capacity Grant has been increased nationally by £100m more than originally planned. The total grant for Hampshire County Council is £8.9m, an increase of £3.2m on 2003/04. The extra £100m (of which Hampshire County Council's share is £2m) is for one year only and is provided to enable local authorities to build up the stock of community based social services and promote older people's independence, reduce delayed discharges and meet new targets for assessment. £29m has been top-sliced for `extra care housing' and is subject to submission of bids to the Department of Health. The department has submitted a bid for a sheltered housing scheme in Andover, the outcome of which will be known in February.

6.5 In 2003/04 the government introduced freedoms and flexibilities in the use of grants for the best performing Councils. As a `two star' department and an `excellent' authority the County Council received a `High Performers Grant', which amalgamated 15 grants into one. This grant - in excess of £20m - could be spent on any area of Social Services without the need to account separately for the individual components.

6.6 The Government has announced that five of the current grants will no longer be ring-fenced:- Access and Systems Capacity, Carers, Human Resources Development, National Training Strategy and Training Support Programme. This has no impact on the Department as flexibility in the use of these grants was already available due to the Council's `excellent' status and the department's two star rating. It is understood that this flexibility will still exist for other grants as well.

6.7 Whilst some grant figures are still awaited it is estimated that, there will be approximately an additional £4.5m available for additional pressures in 2004/05 after allowing for the effects of inflation on, and increase in ring-fenced grants. This, together with the balance of the FSS increase (£9.8m) means that there is an estimated £14.3m to meet new requirements and pressures in 2004/05.

7 Redeployment proposals, efficiency improvements and cost pressures

7.1 The Cabinet requires all services to consider and report on:

7.2 In addition, a reduction in this service's cash limit for SAP benefit realisation will be considered by the Executive Member of Policy and Resources on 23 January 2004 to reflect savings anticipated in the procurement of agency staff. The reduction and consequent action required will be included in the County Council's budget report to the Cabinet on 12 February 2004.

7.3 Details of cost pressures absorbed of £448,000 are included in Appendix 5.

8 2004/05 Budget Proposals

8.1 There is an estimated net cash increase above corporate inflation assumptions of £14.3m (see paragraphs 3.4 and 3.5) made up of:

8.2 As described in paragraph 7 above, in 2003/04 the department has made use of the flexibilities given by the Government in the use of specific grants. In order to meet the highest priority pressures in 2004/05 the department will again use this approach of `pooling' all additional funds. This requires a balanced approach between meeting government, county council and social services priorities and matching the expectations of provider organisations and partnership agencies. There are insufficient resources to meet all of these in full.

8.3 Proposed allocations are:

8.4 It is proposed to retain a contingency to meet unforeseen pressures. However, the first call on this will be to repay any overspend in 2003/04.

8.5 This increase is approximately 6.7% of the base budget, as set out in Annex 4 to Appendix 3 (page 29). The proposed allocation is:

   

2004/05

 

Full year effect

   

£m

 

£m

 

Ongoing placement pressures from 2003/04

3.2

 

3.2

 

Provision for price increase above corporate inflation assumptions

0.3

 

0.3

 

Legal Service

0.1

 

0.2

   

3.6

 

3.7

8.6 This level of funding will maintain services at their current levels, with an underlying pressure of over £2m and the estimated full year effect of the cost of new placements made in 2003/04 - total pressure £3.2m.

8.7 It is expected that the 2.5% general inflation provision within the base budget will not be sufficient in 2003/04. In 2003/04 prices for independent sector care increased by about 5%.

8.8 The only area of `growth' allowed for is in the provision of legal services where, primarily as a result of the Climbié inquiry findings, the County Council's legal service has been extended to provide an `out of hours' service. More staff are also required in the Chief Executive's department to deal with the workload. (£0.1m)

8.9 Given this level of funding the forecast activity levels are:

 

Budget 2003/04

 

Current

 

Estimated

March 2004

 

Estimated

March 2005

Foster Care

             
 

- in-house

- independent sector

540

82

 

586

116

 

586

116

 

594

99

 

622

 

702

 

702

 

693

               

Residential Care

             
 

- in-house

- independent sector

61

70

 

40

81

 

46

81

 

53

79

 

131

 

121

 

127

 

132

               

8.10 Given the rise in demand during 2003/04 as described elsewhere in this report this level of activity may prove difficult to contain.

8.11 The provision of an extra £5.8m (5.6% of base budget) is proposed to be allocated as follows:

 

2004/05

 

Full year effect

 

£m

 

£m

Minimising delayed transfers of care from hospital

1.0

 

1.0

Meeting national minimum standards for staffing levels within homes

0.4

 

0.4

Meeting demand for residential and nursing care

1.5

 

3.7

Helping people to live at home

2.0

 

2.0

Provision for price increases above corporate inflation assumptions

0.9

 

0.9

 

5.8

 

8.0

 

8.12 The extra £1m is required to meet the ongoing costs of packages of care in 2004/05 in respect of clients discharged from hospital for which there was some `one-off' funding in 2003/04. The intention is to keep delays to as close to nil as possible, thus helping to maintain throughput within the health system and also to avoid possible fines.

8.13 The National Care Standards Commission has imposed new staffing level requirements for residential homes. Although no funding was originally identified for this, the recruitment process started in 2003/04 and a further £0.4m is required to fully fund this is 2004/05.

8.14 The future demand for nursing care is being met partially by the creation of an extra 500 nursing beds. This is a £60m capital project involving the development of County Council homes and the use of health properties. It is anticipated that a number of these sites will be ready for occupation towards the end of 2004/05. The proposal includes provision for implementation costs (training etc).

8.15 An extra £2m is required to meet the full year costs of 2003/04 care packages and to help maintain the impetus of improving performance in the number of people helped to live at home. Although the Public Service Agreement (PSA) target was to increase this performance indicator to 18 (per 1000 of relevant population) by March 2005, the new target is to maintain this at the anticipated level at March 2004 of about 10.

8.16 In recent years there have been substantial increases in domiciliary, residential and nursing care prices. This provision has been made on the basis of 3.5% increases in both domiciliary care and nursing home placements. Lower increases are anticipated in other residential care - 2.5% to 3.25%.

8.17 Given this level of investment the number of independent sector clients is estimated as follows:

 

Budget 2003/04

 

Current

 

Estimated March 2004

 

Estimated March 2005

Residential

             
 

- external

- in-house

1769

870

 

1704

870

 

1701

870

 

1701

820

Nursing

             
 

- external

- in-house

1616

0

 

1636

0

 

1674

0

 

1686

154

Day

             
 

- external

- in-house

1260

600

 

1258

611

 

1260

610

 

1260

610

Domiciliary

             
 

- external

- in-house

4013

1600

 

4354

1577

 

4458

1570

 

4400

1570

8.18 An extra £2.8m represents an increase on base budget of about 3.7%. The proposed allocation is:

 

2004/05

 

Full year effect

 

£m

 

£m

Net increase in number of adults receiving care

2.0

 

2.5

Provision for price increases above corporate inflation assumptions

0.5

 

0.5

Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES)

0.2

 

0.3

Implementation of Best Value review of sensory services and carers support

0.1

 

0.4

 

2.8

 

3.7

8.19 The main increase in costs is associated with `transitional age' i.e. clients entering adults' services for the first time upon reaching the age of 18. The needs of these clients tend to be more complex and, therefore, more expensive to provide for than those of existing clients. In 2003/04 there have been 57 new placements at an estimated average cost of £26,000 per annum. Similar increases are expected in future years.

8.20 As with other client groups, price increases for the provision of care are expected to be above the corporately assumed level. Many providers are the same as for older people services where inflationary increases of up to 3.5% are anticipated.

8.21 The ICES project is a proposal for the development of a countywide approach to meet government targets for the provision of equipment to clients. This forms part of an agreed PSA target for which about £100,000 is being funded via a pump-priming grant. The possibility of a pooled budget approach is being explored with Health.

8.22 The department's Best Value review of sensory services recommended the establishment of `First Focus' service as a means of early intervention to clients' independence and control and to substantially reduce the waiting times for the assessment of clients with acquired sensory needs. This approach was agreed in principle, subject to resource availability, by the Executive Member for Social Care on 23 May 2003. The budget proposal allows a phasing in of this.

8.23 There is also a provision of £50,000 to fully implement the carers support proposals that started in 2003/04.

8.24 This level of investment will support the following estimated numbers of clients:

 

Budget 2003/04

 

Current

 

Estimated March 2004

 

Estimated March 2005

Residential

             
 

- external

- in-house

1,245

74

 

1,097

72

 

1,097

72

 

1,153

72

Nursing

             
 

- external

135

 

133

 

133

 

136

Day

             
 

- external

- in-house

781

1,309

 

766

1,310

 

766

1310

 

820

1,310

Domiciliary

             
 

- external

- in-house

1,241

65

 

1,321

66

 

1,321

66

 

1,352

66

Direct Payments

             
 

- external

475

 

496

 

496

 

510

8.25 The allocation for Management and Support includes:

 

2004/05

 

Full Year effect

 

£m

 

£m

Staff recruitment - advertising

0.2

 

0.2

Training

0.3

 

0.3

IT costs

0.2

 

0.3

Other

0.1

 

0.2

 

0.8

 

1.0

8.26 These increases will maintain current levels of service, as most of the funding is required to offset increased charges - either above corporate levels of inflation or as a result of corporate changes e.g. `pay by place' for training, IT services charges, telephone charges. However, it does allow for some minimal increase in staff training. The revenue budget for health and safety has been maintained at £235,000 but is likely to be under considerable demand pressure, which might require a call on the contingency.

8.27 Proposals to increase income are discussed in detail in paragraph 11.

9 Comments of the Director of Social Services

9.1 The coming financial year undoubtedly is going to be an extremely challenging one with a range of Government targets to meet, substantial growth in the numbers of people needing social care services and significant change in prospect.

9.2 The performance agenda will be an important one in the coming year as it has in the past. While sustaining the Social Services' two-star position (and the improvements in the past year which resulted in being judged to have excellent prospects for improvement) is a clear priority, three particular areas are outstanding - delayed transfers of care and support for older people in their own homes and services for children and families.

9.3 The regime of fines for delayed transfers of care from hospitals has now become established. Although a great deal of progress has been made in the current year in reducing the number of delayed transfers attributable to social care (from 132 on 6 April 2003 to 32 on 14 December 2003), there remains a risk that the County Council will still incur some fines, at £100 a day for each delayed transfer. The progress that has been made has been enabled by the County Council making additional funds available in the current year and it is imperative that further funding is included in the forward year's budget in order to sustain this position. The opening of the first phase of the new nursing care facilities towards the end of 2004 will also contribute to reducing delayed transfers of care by increasing capacity. It is notable that the proportion of adults and older people supported by the County Council in residential

9.4 The number of adults and older people supported in their own homes increased by 5% between November 2002 and November 2003. The proportion receiving an intensive service (more than 10 hours / six or more visits weekly) has also increased during the current financial year from around 6.5 per 1,000 people aged 65+ to 8 in November. 22% of the 7,100 people receiving support in their own homes were in receipt of an intensive service.

9.5 Achieving the targets set for these two areas of activity is made more difficult by the growth in Hampshire's population of older people. This has been marked in the last decade, with the proportion of the County's population made up of people aged 65+ having increased from 15% at the time of the 1991 Census to 18% in 2001. The population of people aged between 75 and 84 grew between these dates by 10,000 (16%) and the number of people aged 85+ grew by 7,900 (45%). These increases were mirrored in a 50% growth in the number of people reporting a `limiting long-term illness' which increased from 10% of the population in 1991 to 15% in 2001. These trends are expected to continue in coming years with the 85+ population increasing by a further 4,500 (18%) by 2008.

9.6 While these population trends are acknowledged in the Government's Formula Spending Share (FSS) calculations, which have produced a significant level of additional resources in the coming year, growth in the population of older people is resulting in some shrinkage in the working age population who, for the most part provide the care that the older people need. Combined with the other factors noted below, this makes staff recruitment increasingly difficult and expensive.

9.7 Labour supply problems profoundly affect the services that the Department supply and also that are purchased from independent sector suppliers. They result in staffing shortages and increased costs, increased risk of service failure and closure and hinder attempts to expand services in line with demands.

9.8 Despite the undoubted pressure on services for adults and older people, my principal concern is with children's services. They have seen substantially increased activity levels in the current financial year. The number of children on the County Council's child protection register increased by 484 (27%) between 30 September 2002 and 30 September 2003 while the number of children looked after by the County Council increased by 116 (13%) in the 12 months to 31 March 2003. Undoubtedly these increases have resulted from the Victoria Climbié case which has caused social services departments to tighten procedures and avoid taking risks. In part, they may be the result of deteriorating social conditions and growing stress on families. For example, the proportion of households with dependent children headed up by a lone parent increased from 9.5% in 1991 to 16.4% in 2001.

9.9 A great deal of progress has been made in the current financial year from a position where the Social Services Inspectorate judged these services as serving some people well with uncertain prospects for improvement to the most recent judgement that most people were well served and that there were excellent prospects for improvement. This progress was achieved through a significant investment in a range of measures, some short-term, some continuing, most particularly concerned with improving the recruitment and retention of front-line staff. Just as the benefits are apparent in performance terms of increased investment in services for older people, so similar investment in services for children and families has resulted in improvement in the Delivery and Improvement Statement (DIS) submitted to central government in October 2003. However, some elements of the investment in children and families services were non-recurring and I am concerned that the position we report in the DIS in April 2004 may deteriorate

9.10 It is difficult to be confident that the same kinds of pressures that are giving rise to a projected overspend on children's services in the current financial year will not obtain in the next one. It is prudent, therefore, to budget at least for similar levels of activity and expenditure. Ideally, the temporary measures put in place to achieve higher staffing levels and performance improvement would be made permanent.

9.11 Alongside growth in demand, from demographic and other trends, escalating costs and labour supply difficulties, the Government's exhortations, and requirements, to improve services also impact on the forward year's budget planning. A few recent examples of developments in 2003/04:

9.12 New mental health legislation is proposed which will change the ways in which people with serious mental illness problems are managed in the community and improve the lives of people who are unable to make decisions for themselves. The introduction of a comprehensive decision-making framework for all people who may lack intellectual capacity is promised.

9.13 Most importantly, the Government has announced its intention to bring in new legislation on children's services (the Green Paper `Every Child Matters'), emphasising the integration of services currently dispersed across a range of agencies both within and outside of local government. The impact of this will be known in due course (a Bill is expected to be published in February 2004) and is very likely to hold budgetary implications. However, insufficient is known to allow detailed planning to proceed with any confidence at this stage.

9.14 I welcome the passporting of additional FSS monies, and the availability of additional special grants. Without these additions, maintaining existing service levels in the face of strong inflationary pressures, above the County Council's assumed levels, and escalating demands would be impossible. The previous section has set out the planned uses of an extra £14.3m. I have to point out that most of these additional funds will have to be used for maintaining the status quo, with little provision available for developing services either quantitatively or qualitatively. The implementation of the first phase of the Nursing Care Investment Strategy is an important milestone and I hope that services for older people, particularly in their own home, will be available to such an extent that fines for delayed hospital discharges will be avoided We have sustained and improved the position in the current year and I am committed to doing whatever I can to take the Social Services Department to three-star status in support of excellence for the County Council in the coming one.

10 Review of charges

10.1 The service's 2004/05 revenue budget includes income of approximately £62m (excluding government grants). Approximately £19m is received from health (PCTs) and other local authorities. About £43m relates to fees and charges. £15.3m of this relates to fees and charges set by the department and details of the material headings are included in Appendix 6.

10.2 There are some mandatory and national charges that the County Council is not able to vary. Some charges, most notably residential accommodation for adults and older people, require financial assessments based on nationally determined guidelines. The charges detailed in Appendix 6 relate to the use of County Council accommodation. However, clients placed in independent sector accommodation are subject to the same financial assessment process.

10.3 In 2002/03 the Government introduced national guidelines on `Fairer Charging' for clients receiving non-residential services. Some policy aspects had to be introduced by October 2002 with the rest by April 2003. After extensive consultation by officers with service users and their representatives the Cabinet agreed a revised policy in September 2002 and agreed a rationalisation of charging effective from January 2003.

10.4 The complex banding structure of non-residential charges was changed to a single hourly rate of £10, with the following features:

10.5 It was agreed that no increase in charges would be made in April 2003, but that a decision on any increase in charges during 2003/04 would be taken with a view to implementation in October 2003. In the event no increase was made. The current proposal is to increase the hourly rate to £11 from April 2004. Although this represents an increase of 10% on the current charge it is justified on the basis of:

10.6 Options for further reviewing charges for non-residential care services include increasing the percentage of disposable income and consideration of including clients' capital as part of the financial assessment.

10.7 Discretionary charges are reviewed annually except when they are subject to agreements that cover longer periods, when the review takes place at the end of the period of the agreement. Examples of those reviewed annually are the provision of meals for adults and older people and parental contributions for children in care.

10.8 It is proposed to increase the charge for meals provided to adults and older people to £2.60 from April 2004. Although this represents an increase of 10p per meal there will still be a subsidy of almost 75p per meal on average.

10.9 Parental contribution is an area that Members have previously agreed should be reviewed. The current charge of £16.90 per week represents a minor fraction of the cost of looking after children in care. An increase to £35.00 per week from April is proposed on the basis that the Government has increased financial support to families, for example by introducing child tax credits and allowances for dependent children for those claiming state benefits (£42.27 per week from April 2004). Current legislation provides that, in any event, parents who receive income support cannot be charged.

10.10 Proposals are being developed to review the charging policy for looked after children with a view to implementing this part way through 2004/05, subject to the approval of the Executive Member. These proposals include:

10.11 The department is currently negotiating with the Youth Justice Board a block contract for the provision of up to 10 beds at Swanwick Lodge Secure Unit. This could be worth about £2m per annum of guaranteed income. It includes the possible expansion of services (health care screening, education and substance misuse) and, should this proceed and other authorities receive this same service, then a higher standard charge of up to £3,850 per week will be made.

10.12 Increases of about 3% are proposed for all other charges. The net effect of all these proposals is an estimated £0.2m extra income above inflation.

11 Performance implications

11.1 The Social Services Department's performance position in the context of the Department of Health's Performance Assessment Framework (PAF), Delivery and Improvement Statement (DIS) and star rating, is well-known. There have been various reports to both the Social Care Policy Review Committee and the Executive Member for Social Care, the most recent advising of the retention of the department's `two star' rating.

11.2 Within this framework there are a number of key indicators that the Department has strived to improve and additional resources have focused on these areas. The budget proposals for 2004/05 reflect these priorities and will allow improvements to be consolidated.

11.3 On older people the use of the additional funding for intensive home care has resulted in an increase in PAF indicator C28 from about 6 to 8.4 with the expectation that this will increase to, and remain at, about 10 in 2004/05.

11.4 There has also been a significant investment in dealing with delayed hospital discharges. Whilst the Social Services element of this indicator has improved significantly, the overall indicator (PAF D41) has not improved and is estimated to remain at `two blobs'. This is because the total number of delayed discharges includes both health and social services clients and, whilst the number of delays due to social services reasons has reduced, overall numbers have not reduced proportionately.

11.5 As a consequence of the additional investment in domiciliary services the PAF indicator C32 (people helped to live at home) has also improved.

11.6 Similar investment in adults services means that the equivalent indicator (C31) should increase from `two blobs' to `three blobs' and is expected to stay at this level.

11.7 Investment in physical disability services (Integrated Community Equipment Services and the Best Value review of sensory services) is expected to result in a significant improvement in PAF indicator D38 - from the current 94% of items under £1000 delivered in 21 days to 98% delivered within 7 days.

11.8 On children's services there has been some improvement in performance indicators as a result of additional investment described earlier in this report. However, there are concerns that pressures are such that this level of improvement will be hard to sustain despite the 6.7% increase in funding for these services. The most critical indicators are:

12 2005/06 and 2006/07

12.1 Proposals contained in paragraph 9 also show the estimated full-year effect of an additional cost of £3.4m as summarised below:

 

2004/05

 

Full year effect

 

£m

 

£m

Contingency

1.5

 

1.5

Children & Families

3.6

 

3.7

Older People

5.8

 

8.0

Adults

2.8

 

3.7

Management & Support

0.8

 

1.0

Income

(0.2)

 

(0.2)

 

14.3

 

17.7

12.2 The £8.0m full year effect for Older People reflects the development of the Nursing Homes strategy, meeting the increased demand for this type of placement. The £0.9m increase on Adults relates to ongoing costs of packages of care of new clients in 2004/05. At this stage nothing is built into reflect increased future demand.

12.3 The Spending Review 2002 (SR 2002) provided national forecasts of changes to FSS and government grants. On the basis of those figures it is estimated that the increase in FSS for Hampshire Social Services would be about £21.5m. However, it is understood that this includes a transfer of funds from specific grant to FSS in respect of former Preserved Rights clients. The estimated impact on Hampshire is about £6m, thus reducing the additional FSS available to £15.5m.

12.4 Assuming inflation increases for 2005/06 are similar to corporate assumptions for 2004/05, this would cost about £6m. This would give a balance of £9.5m from which the £3.4m above would be funded, leaving a balance of £6.1m to meet new demand pressures.

12.5 Based on SR2002 figures government grants were expected to increase in 2005/06 by an estimated £6m compared with 2004/05. However, subsequently the government announced two significant additions in 2004/05 - an extra £100m nationally in the `Access and Systems Capacity' grant and similar amount for a new `Safeguarding Children' grant. The former has been allocated on a `one-off' basis whilst it has not been announced what the long term position on the latter is.

12.6 The government also decided that the Access and Systems Capacity grant would be top-sliced nationally by £29m for `Extra care housing' schemes. Local authorities can bid for these funds. It is not known whether this will continue into 2005/06 and beyond and whether or not other grants might be treated similarly.

12.7 There are a number of areas that will impact on the Social Services budget in 2005/06 and 2006/07, which at this stage are unknown or not quantified. These include:

12.8 In summary, based on the above assumptions, it is likely that ongoing current pressures could be managed within the funding estimated to be available in 2005/06 if the FSS increase continues to be passported to Social Services. However, there is likely to be little scope to meet any significant extra pressures or to invest substantially in any key performance areas in 2005/06 other than to meet price increases and demographic demands. The position for 2006/07 is less clear.

13 Other expenditure

13.1 The budget includes some items which are not counted against the cash limit. This includes budgets for central departments support services, except where they have been given to departments to buy services, and repair and maintenance of buildings. It also includes costs of member support within Social Services budget that are rechargeable to Policy and Resources for corporate and democratic core services.

14 Staffing statistics

14.1 The average number of staff in the base budget is 3,765. This compares with the original estimate for 2003/04 of 3,316 which is an increase of 449. These figures are in line with the 2003/04 workforce plan and include new posts subsequently approved and funded.

14.2 The proposals for growth described in paragraphs 9 and 10 will require the establishment of some new posts. Detailed proposals will be included in the department's workforce plan for 2004/05, which is due to be prepared in February 2004. That report will also provide an update on other issues such as sickness and vacancy levels.

15 Recommendations

Section 100 D - Local Government Act 1972 - background papers

The following documents disclose facts or matters on which this report, or an important part of it, is based and has been relied upon to a material extent in the preparation of this report.

NB the list excludes:

Published works.

Documents which disclose exempt or confidential information as defined in the Act.

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Appendix 1

Social Services

Revised Budget 2003/04

Calculation of the Cash Limit for the Revised Budget 2003/04

The following table shows the progression from the original budget for 2003/04 to the cash limit for the revised budget 2003/04. Both are at estimated outturn prices 2003/04.

     

£'000

£'000

Original budget 2003/04 at outturn prices

 

264,507

Transfers to/from other services

Policy and Resources - Treasurer's Support Service

 

(1,399)

=

Adjusted original budget

 

263,108

         

Variation in inflation to November 2003 prices as detailed in Annex 2

- Inflation on Business Rates

 

(14)

       

263,094

Other variations

   

Carry forward of 50% of 2002/03 underspending

Variations in Government Grants

Balance of additional funds approved in 2002/03 to help deal with delayed discharges

Additional funding to help deal with delayed discharges from acute hospitals

 

36

5,743

950

3,500

Virements between Services:-

   

Arts in Residential Homes

Voluntary Organisations Database

 

(70)

(5)

=

Cash limit for the revised budget 2003/04

 

273,248

         

Appendix 2

Social Services

Revised Budget 2003/04

Summary comparing the Revised Budget with the Cash Limit

 

Cash Limit

Revised Budget

Variation

 
 

£'000

£'000

£'000

%

Cash limited expenditure

       
         

Service Strategy and Regulation

410

411

1

0.2

Balances for later allocation

23,508

500

-23,008

(97.9)

         

Children and Families

       

Commissioning and Social Work

20,092

20,929

837

4.2

Children Looked after

17,305

21,718

4,413

25.5

Family Support Services

3,527

3,809

282

8.0

Youth Justice

3,302

3,445

143

4.3

Other Children and Families Services

5,810

3,361

-2,449

(42.2)

Total

50,036

53,262

3,226

6.4

         

Older People (Aged 65 or Over) including Older Mentally Ill

   

Assessment and Care Management

15,581

17,184

1,603

10.3

Net cost of services

76,644

88,399

11,755

15.3

Total

92,225

105,583

13,358

14.5

         

Adults under 65 years with Physical or Sensory Impairment

   

Assessment and Care Management

7,266

7,192

-74

(1.0)

Net cost of services

14,421

15,171

750

5.2

Total

21,687

22,363

676

3.1

         

Adults under 65 years with Learning Disabilities

   

Assessment and Care Management

4,964

5,458

494

10.0

Net cost of services

32,719

35,779

3,060

9.4

Total

37,683

41,237

3,554

9.4

         

Adults under 65 years with Mental Health Needs

     

Assessment and Care Management

5,215

5,536

321

6.2

Net cost of services

5,106

4,874

-232

(4.5)

Total

10,321

10,410

89

0.9

         

Other Adult Services

       

Assessment and Care Management

295

263

-32

(10.8)

Net cost of services

1,400

1,055

-345

(24.6)

Total

1,695

1,318

-377

(22.2)

         

Supported Employment

774

810

36

4.7

         

Asylum Seekers

458

508

50

10.9

         

Children's Fund

0

2,396

2,396

-

         

Supporting People

34,451

34,450

-1

0.0

         

Overall Total

273,248

273,248

0

0.0

Appendix 3

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Construction of Base Budget 2004/05 - Summary of Cash Limited Expenditure

The following table shows the progression from the original budget for 2003/04 which was prepared at outturn prices 2003/04 to the base budget 2004/05 at outturn prices 2004/05.

   

£'000

£'000

       

Original budget 2003/04 at outturn prices

 

264,507

Transfers to/from other Services:

Policy and Resources - Treasurer's Support Service

 

(1,399)

 

Adjusted original budget

 

263,108

       

Increases for inflation to November 2003 prices (see Annex 2)

   
 

Inflation allocated during 2003/04 from the central inflation contingency -

   
 

Inflation on Business Rates

 

(6)

Original budget at November 2003 prices

 

263,102

     

Other variations (see Annex 3)

   

-

Adjustments for FSS change

Children's Grant transfer from specific grant to FSS

7,685

 

-

Variations in Government grants

Additional funding to help deal with delayed discharges from acute hospitals

5,524

3,500

 

-

Virements between Services -

Voluntary Organisations Database

(4)

 

-

Allowable Base Budget Adjustments

Joint Finance Taper

Revenue Effects of Capital Scheme

Rebasing IT2000 Charges

73

6

41

 
     

16,825

 

Base Budget at November prices

 

279,927

Allocation for future inflation

 

5,359

=

Base budget 2004/05 at outturn prices

 

285,286

       
       

Annex 1 to Appendix 3

Social Services

Calculation of Base Budget 2004/05

Parameters used in the compilation

1

Definitions

1.1

The first stage in the construction of the budget for 2004/05 is the preparation of a base budget. The rules used this year are similar to those applied in 2003/04, which are summarised below.

       

1.2

The 2004/05 base budget is defined as the current year's budget adjusted for:

· allocations made for inflation in 2003/04 including the full year effect of the provision made for pay awards in 2003/04

· exclusion of expenditure included in the 2003/04 budget which was financed by the carry forward of planned underspendings from 2002/03, the one-off use of reserves or balances, or which was approved on a non-recurring basis

· the revenue effect of past capital programmes, subject to its inclusion in the approved capital programme

· the full year effect of council-approved policies included in the current year's original budget, which have been introduced part-way through the year

· changes in income volumes which are not the result of policy decisions

· correction of arithmetical errors in the current year's budget

· The following specific items:

   

Social Services

Increased cost of joint finance schemes with health due to operation of the taper

       

Annex 2 to Appendix 3

Social Services

Calculation of Base Budget 2004/05

Significant costs of inflation

1.

Variation between the actual cost of inflation in 2003/04 and the provision for inflation included in the 2003/04 budget

       

£'000

£'000

         

7,060

 

Additional cost of inflation

   
 

Less:

   
 

-

Allocation from contingency for business rates

(6)

 
       

(6)

 

=

Shortfall in the provision

 

7,054

           

2.

Significant costs of inflation between 2003/04 budgeted outturn prices and November 2003 prices

2.1

Pay awards

   
 

Provision was originally made in 2003/04 for pay awards of 3.5% to teachers and other employee groups.

   
 

The additional cost in 2004/05 of the pay awards agreed in 2003/04 has been met in full and is:

 

£3,602,000

       
 

The pay awards agreed were:

   
     
 

Negotiating body: Effective date:

%

 

Hampshire Management Grades

Local Government Services Staff

Teachers

1 April 2003

1 April2003

1 April 2003

3.5%

3.5%

3.5%

           

2.2

Non pay inflation

   
 

Provision was originally made in 2003/04 for a net amount of

 

£2,026,000

       
 

This was for price increases of 2.5% (£2,614,000) and income of 2.5% (-£588,000)

   
       
 

A subsequent allocation has been made for business rates

 

-£6,000

 

A subsequent allocation has been made for increase in Social Care prices, which was funded from within the original cash limit

 

£6,100,000

       
 

Additional cost of price increase other than pay and net of income

 

£954,000

       
 

The most significant non-pay variations from the 2.5% assumption made in the budget are as follows:

Outturn 2003/04 to November 2003

%

Cost in 2004/05

£m

     

Purchase of Domiciliary Care - Adults & Older People

Purchase of Nursing Care - Older People

10.1

17.9

1.6

5.4

3.

Allocation for future inflation

£'000

 
           
 

Provision for all pay awards of 2.5% in 2004/05

2,205

 
 

Provision for pay awards to teachers of 2.5% in 2003/04

13

 
 

Provision for non-pay inflation at 2.5%

6,196

 
 

Adj. For expenditure financed by specific grants at outturn

(1,745)

 
 

LGPS Pension Contributions

408

 
 

Allowance for increased income

(1,718)

 
 

Total allocation for future inflation

5,359

 

Annex 3 to Appendix 3

Social Services

Calculation of Base Budget 2004/05

Significant variations

Major variations between the repriced budget 2003/04 and the base budget for 2004/05 at November 2003 prices contributing to the increase of £9,759,000 (3.7%) are set out below:

   

Variations against the repriced 2003/04 budget

   

£m

%

 

Balances for later allocation

(22.8)

(8.7)

 

The original unallocated balances at the start of 2003/04 (£31.6m) include unallocated growth, balances on grant-related expenditure and contingency. The 2004/05 balance of £14.1m includes the, as yet, unallocated inflation (£5.4m) and the balance of unallocated grants (£8.7m)

   
 

There was a subsequent reduction in grants of £4.0m in 2003/04. The balance of £18.8m was allocated as follows:

   
 

Use of growth funds (as reported to the Executive Member for Social Care on 20 June 2003) :-

   
 

Children and Families

4.0

 
 

Older People

1.8

 
 

Adults

1.4

 
 

Management & Support

0.5

 
   

7.7

 
       
 

Additional funding agreed by the Cabinet for intensive home care (Older People)

3.5

 
       
 

Grants held centrally (various)

7.6

 
       
 

Delayed Discharges

3.5

1.3

 

In 2003/04 the Cabinet has approved an additional £3.5m to help reduce the number of delayed discharges from acute hospitals

   
       
 

Residential Allowance

6.0

2.3

 

From October 2003 clients in independent sector accommodation could no longer claim residential allowance from the Department for Work and Pensions. The Government has given a grant to cover the resultant income loss. The grant for 2004/05 is estimated.

   

Annex 4 to Appendix 3

Social Services

Base Budget 2004/05

Analysis of variations

 

Adjusted original budget

2003/04

Variation in inflation to November 2003 prices

Other variations

Inflation allocation to 2004/05 outturn

2004/05

Base

Budget

Cash limited expenditure

£'000

£'000

%

£'000

£'000

%

£'000

Service Strategy and Regulation

406

2

0.52

3

-

-

411

Balances for later allocation

31,557

0

0.00

(22,762)

5,359

-

14,154

Children and Families

             

Commissioning and Social Work

19,630

36

0.18

1,332

-

-

20,998

Children Looked After

17,306

129

0.75

4,116

-

-

21,551

Family Support Services

3,527

(16)

(0.45)

168

-

-

3,679

Youth Justice

3,075

(20)

(0.65)

455

-

-

3,510

Other Children's and Families Service's

5,858

2

0.03

(2,171)

-

-

3,689

 

49,396

131

0.27

3,900

-

-

53,427

Older People (Aged 65 or Over) including Older Mentally Ill

     

Assessment and Care Management

15,040

49

0.33

1,750

-

-

16,839

Net cost of services

64,089

6,210

9.69

16,972

-

-

87,271

 

79,129

6,259

7.91

18,722

-

-

104,110

Adults under 65 years with Physical or Sensory Impairment

       

Assessment and Care Management

7,127

8

0.11

(173)

-

-

6,962

Net cost of services

14,167

212

1.50

1,152

-

-

15,531

 

21,294

220

1.03

979

-

-

22,493

Adults under 65 years with Learning Disabilities

       

Assessment and Care Management

4,803

12

0.25

417

-

-

5,232

Net cost of services

32,767

399

1.22

2,132

-

-

35,298

 

37,570

411

1.09

2,549

-

-

40,530

Adults under 65 with Mental Health Needs

         

Assessment and Care Management

5,141

5

0.10

350

-

-

5,496

Net cost of services

5,129

20

0.39

20

-

-

5,169

 

10,270

25

0.24

370

-

-

10,665

Other Adult Services

             

Assessment and Care Management

234

1

0.43

25

-

-

260

Net cost of services

1,405

5

0.36

(366)

-

-

1,044

 

1,639

6

0.37

(341)

-

-

1,304

           
           

Annex 4 to Appendix 3

Social Services

Base Budget 2004/05

Analysis of variations

           
 

Adjusted original budget

2003/04

Variation in inflation to November 2003 prices

Other variations

Inflation allocation to 2004/05 outturn

2004/05

Base

Budget

 

£'000

£'000

%

£'000

£'000

%

£'000

Supported Housing

776

6

0.77

52

-

-

834

               

Asylum Seekers

504

0

0.00

4

-

-

508

               

Children's Fund

0

0

0.00

2,400

-

-

2,400

               

Supporting People

30,567

0

0.00

3,883

-

-

34,450

               

Total base budget

263,108

7,060

2.68

9,759

5,359

-

285,286

Expenditure outside of cash limit

             

Support services and Repair and Maintenance of Buildings

0

 

0

-

-

 

Less: Charges to Corporate and Democratic Core

0

 

0

-

-

 

Capital charges

 

0

 

0

-

-

 

Total net expenditure before grant

263,108

7,060

2.68

9,759

5,359

-

285,286

Specific Government grants (see Appendix 8)

(70,503)

0

0.00

(5,524)

-

-

(76,027)

               

Total net expenditure

192,605

7,060

3.67

4,235

5,359

-

209,259

Appendix 4

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Proposals for growth

 

2004/05

2005/06

Staffing (FTEs)

2004/05

2005/06

     

£'000

£'000

   
 

Increase in passported FSS - to be used to meet highest priority pressures as set out in section 9 of the report

9,780

9,780

   
           
           
 

Total increase allowed in the budget guidelines

9,780

9,780

   
             
             

Appendix 5

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Proposals for redeployment of resources, efficiency savings and cost pressures absorbed

 

2004/05

2005/06

Staffing (FTEs)

2004/05

2005/06

     

£'000

£'000

   
             

1.

Cost increases absorbed through efficiencies

       
   

Net cost of salary increments

448

448

   
             
 

Total costs and pressures absorbed

448

448

   

Appendix 6

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Review of income

   

Current charge

Total income

(Budget 2003/04)

Date of last review

Proposed new Amount

Charge Effective Date

Is charge set to recover full cost?

Yes/No

Is charge subject to an assessment scale determined locally?

Yes/No

Additional income (above inflation) from increased or new charge

   

£.p

£'000

 

£.p

     

£'000

1

Mandatory/National Charges

               
                   
 

Residential Care for Older People

357.00

.00

5,528

April 03

03 0302

371.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Residential Care for the Elderly Mentally infirm

399.00

.00

731

April 03

413.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Residential Care for people with Physical or Sensory Disability

789.00

.00

138

April 03

819.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Residential Care for Adults with a Learning Disability

710.00

564

April 03

735.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Orchard Close - Standard Week

603.00

03.00

.00

101

April 03

623.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   

2

Discretionary charges

               
                   
 

Residential Accommodation for Children

               
 

Community homes for Children

1,820.00

330.00

0

April 03

1,876.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Secure Unit (Swanwick Lodge)

3,451.00304.00

1,636

April 03

*3,556.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Homes for Children with a Disability

2,135.001057.00

64

April 03

2,205.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

         

* Possible increase to £3,850 - see para 11.11 of main report

 

Residential Accommodation for Adults

               
 

Orchard Close - Client Contribution

108.00

Included above

April 03

112.00

April 04

No

No

Included above

                   
 

Day Care Establishments

               
 

Day Services for Older People

140.00

20

April 03

147.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Day Services for People with Mental Health Needs

200.00

6

April 03

210.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

 

Day Services for People with Physical or Sensory Disabilities

               
   

including transport

270.00

165

April 03

280.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

excluding transport

220.00

 

April 03

231.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   
 

Day Services for Adults with a learning Disability

               
   

including transport

160.00

2,402

April 03

168.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

excluding transport

130.00

 

April 03

140.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

Current charge

£.p

Total income

(Budget 2003/04)

£'000

Date of last review

Proposed new Amount

£.p

Charge Effective Date

Is charge set to recover full cost?

Yes/No

Is charge subject to an assessment scale determined locally?

Yes/No

Additional income (above inflation) from increased or new charge

 

Full Cost Annual Charges

               
 

Day Services for Adults with a Learning Disabilities

               
   

including transport

4,470.00

.00

Included

April 03

4,610.00

April 04

Yes

No

Included above

   

excluding transport

3,540.00

.00

Above

April 03

3,650.00

April 04

Yes

No

Included above

                     
 

Banded Charges for Day Services for People with a Learning Disability

           
   

including transport

4,120.00

Included

April 03

4,250.00

April 04

Yes

No

Included above

   

excluding transport

3,210.00

Above

April 03

3,310.00

April 04

Yes

No

Included above

 

Plus banded charge for each hour per week

534.00

 

April 03

550.00

April 04

Yes

No

Included above

                   
 

Non Residential Charges

10.00

3,266

Jan 03

11.00

April 04

No

Yes

0

 

Other Charges

               
                   
 

Meals for Adults:-

               
 

Day Services for People with a Physical Disability, Learning Disability, Mental Health Needs or Older People, Meals on Wheels and Luncheon Clubs per meal

2.50

650

April 03

2.60

April 04

No

No

0

                   
 

Hostels for People with a Physical Disability:- Transport charge per week

7.10

 

April 03

7.35

April 04

No

No

Included above

                   
 

Parental Contributions Weekly Charge

16.90

23

April 03

35.00

April 04

No

No

20

                   
 

Hire of Rooms - per hour

21.00

1

April 03

22.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   
 

Hampshire Foster Care Placement Management Charge - per week 210.00

0

April 03

217.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   
 

Foster Care assessments

1,895.00

0

April 02

1,960.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   
 

Broken down over the following elements:-

               
                   
   

Initial Enquiry

127.00

0

April 03

130.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

Preliminary Checks/Contracts

135.00

0

April 03

140.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

Preparation Groups

190.00

0

April 03

200.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

Individual Assessment

1,367.00

0

April 03

1,410.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

   

Standard Visit

76.00

0

April 03

80.00

April 04

Yes

No

0

                   
 

Total

 

15,295

         

20

Appendix 7

Social Services

Revenue Budget

Reconciliation of the original 2003/04 budget on the following pages with the 2003/04 budget in the published budget book.

 

£'000

£'000

Net expenditure on page B77 of the published budget book

 

203,581

Adjustments for items not included in the budget book:

    - Support services and repairs and maintenance of buildings

    - Unapportionable overheads

    - Capital Charges

 

(6,822)

1,507

(4,262)

Adjustment made to the original budget figures:

    - Virement to Policy and Resources for Treasurer's support service

 

(1,399)

Total net expenditure for 2003/04 original budget shown overleaf on page ..

 

192,605

Appendix 8

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Government Specific Grants (at outturn prices)

 

Original Budget 2003/04

 

Revised Budget 2003/04

 

Original Budget 2004/05

 

£'000

 

£'000

 

£'000

           

Specific grant rolled into Formula

Children's Services *

7,685

 

7,685

 

0

           

Specific grants withdrawn

         

Deferred Payments *

Performance Fund *

1,039

1,839

 

1,039

2,355

 

-

-

 

2,878

 

3,394

 

0

           

Specific & Formula Grants

         

Access & Systems Capacity *

3,235

 

3,235

 

8,893

AIDS Support *

115

 

124

 

124

CAMHS *

648

 

648

 

895

Carers *

1,847

 

1,930

 

2,339

Children's Services - Adoption *

176

 

176

 

340

Children's Services - Choice Protects *

290

 

290

 

444

Children's Services - Safeguarding Children

0

 

0

 

1,332

Delayed discharges

2,000

 

1,232

 

1,946

Home workers

4

 

2

 

2

Human Resources Development *

0

 

155

 

400

Mental Health *

2,362

 

2,362

 

2,439

National Training Strategy *

0

 

435

 

529

Preserved Rights

13,468

 

10,782

 

9,851

Residential Allowance

0

 

3,392

 

6,000

Teenage Pregnancy *

255

 

285

 

348

Training Support (TSP) *

708

 

982

 

927

Young Persons Substance Misuse *

64

 

128

 

128

 

25,172

 

26,158

 

36,937

Other Grants

         

Asylum Seekers

450

 

450

 

450

           

Supporting People -

         

Main grant

29,752

 

33,635

 

33,635

Administration grant

815

 

815

 

815

 

30,567

 

34,450

 

34,450

Appendix 8

Social Services

Revenue Budget 2004/05

Government Specific Grants (at outturn prices)

Original Budget 2003/04

Revised Budget 2003/04

Original Budget 2004/05

Children's Fund

2,400

2,400

2,400

Pathfinder

0

60

60

Identification, Referral and Tracking

0

45

55

Youth Justice Board

1,351

1,603

1,675

Total All Revenue Grants

70,503

76,245

76,027

Items marked * formed part of the High Perfomers Grant in 2003/04

Figures in italics - amounts not yet known