specific grants

specific grants

A term which, as used in UK Parliament, refers to money allocated by central Government to local authorities for expenditures on specified services, reflecting ministerial priorities.
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They are also responsible for reporting whether recurrent and specific grants from HEFCE (and other bodies and restricted funds where appropriate) have been properly applied for the purposes provided, and in accordance with the University~s financial memorandum with HEFCE.
We are investing in specific cultural projects across the North East of England with specific grants going in.
We would prefer to have a decent settlement then use our own local knowledge to spend the money in the best way rather than specific grants.
There he will see the gross expenditure of the City Council is PS805m - almost half a billion pounds in specific grants and the revenue support grant from the government alone, plus PS125m from council fees and charges (such as parking charges, planning fees), rents and interest, together with PS80m from keeping some of the business rates and another PS85m from domestic council tax.
There are investments targeted at Gateway Cities from brownfield remediation to specific grants to help economic development in gateway communities and some housing programs,'' he said.
In the main the lower levels of expenditure are a direct result of reductions in specific grants received by the council to spend on these services.
000 households the number of poor families benefiting of direct state support, and to allocate specific grants to poor workers and retreated employees.
In a report to councillors, finance director Ian Coleman said: "As part of the local government resource review, the Government proposes to reduce specific grants from 2013.
Treasury funding for the city council, including the basic "formula grant" and other specific grants, is to fall from pounds 932.
Coun Duggins, who is in charge of the council's finances, said: "We're trying to minimise compulsory redundancies but there may be areas in respect of specific grants where there isn't any sort of role for them that's commensurate with their skills.
It is also removing certain specific grants such as the working neighbourhoods fund which has a significant effect on cities like Birmingham.
We remain concerned about cuts to the pounds 1bn plus we receive in specific grants each year and which are not visible on the face of the budget.