Forestry Statistics 2007 - Finance & Prices

Other government expenditure on forestry

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In addition to expenditure on public forests, the Forestry Commission spent a total of 123 million on other activities in 2006-07. 62 million of this total was used by the national offices in each country for grants and partnership funding and a further 29 million for policy, regulation & administration. At a GB level, 38 million was used for international & GB support services and 15 million for research.

Table 7.5 Other government expenditure on forestry1,2, 2002-03 - 2006-07

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

million

GB

Grants and partnership funding3

37.8

40.6

44.8

46.0

61.5

Policy, regulation & administration

22.8

31.7

23.6

28.3

29.2

Research - GB funded

11.9

12.4 13.2

14.3

15.1

International & GB support services

31.7

36.3

38.2

38.5

37.6

Less recovery of support service costs from countries

-14.2 -21.5 -24.2 -23.3 -20.2

Total

89.9 99.5 95.6 103.8 123.3

England

Grants and partnership funding3

18.8 18.6 20.2 18.2 18.3

Policy, regulation & administration

12.5 15.7 12.7 12.9 13.2

Total

31.4 34.3 32.9 31.1 31.5

Scotland

Grants and partnership funding3

14.0 15.8 17.9 19.7 34.0

Policy, regulation & administration

6.1 9.2 10.1 10.9 8.4

Total

20.1 25.0 27.9 30.6 42.4

Wales

Grants and partnership funding3

4.9 6.1 6.8 8.1 9.2

Policy, regulation & administration

4.1 6.8 0.8 4.6 7.6

Total

9.1 12.9 7.6 12.6 16.8

Source: Forestry Commission

Notes:

1. Forestry Commission expenditure only. Excludes expenditure incurred by other departments.

2. Excludes miscellaneous income.

3. EU co-financing not subtracted from grant expenditure. In Wales, includes "Objective 1" expenditure, starting in 2003.

4. Country costs for "policy, regulation & administration" include shares of GB support service costs.


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