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Jonathan Edwards (Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury); Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, Plaid Cymru)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether all payments made to devolved Administrations as a result of the Chancellor's autumn statement resulted from the Barnett Formula; and what the (a) amount and (b) purpose of such payments was.

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Danny Alexander (The Chief Secretary to the Treasury; Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey, Liberal Democrat)

The following Barnett consequentials were given to the devolved Administrations in the 2011 autumn statement of 29 November 2011, Hansard, columns 799-810:

£ million
  2012-13 2013-1 4 2014-15
Road Transport 11.9 80.2 124.4
Rail Infrastructure 1.6 1.6 6.4
Growth and Green 12.3 69.2 115.4
Education Capital 55.4 90.8 83.1
Housing 49.7 33.6 -2.7
Youth Contract 23.1 19.6 18.3
Early Years Childcare 13.6 38.5 73.0
Rail fares (increase by RPI+1% instead of RPI+3%) 16.6 17.2 21.6
Business Rates deferral 13.6 -7.2 -6.4
Business Rates: Holiday for small businesses 33.7 -0.8 0.0
Total 231.6 342.7 433.2

In addition, £50 million was made available to the Scottish Government to co-fund the upgrade of the Caledonian Sleeper service.

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