PurposeSums Granted (£)Appropriations in Aid
Increase (£)Decrease (£)

1.  For expenditure on market support, grants for capital and other improvements, certain alternative land uses, support for agriculture in special areas, assistance to production and market development.


2.  For expenditure on development of the agriculture and agricultural products industries, scientific and veterinary services, regional measures for farm support and enhancement of the countryside, watercourse management and flood protection, fisheries and forestry services, Waterways Ireland, the Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission, and for central administration and rural development.


3.  For expenditure on the administrative costs of the Executive of the Industrial Development Board, provision and maintenance of land and buildings, industrial development promotion, selective assistance and other services related to industry, and aircraft and shipbuilding.


4.  For expenditure on local enterprise, the Trade and Business Development Body, the Industrial Research and Technology Unit (including grants to the Northern Ireland Science Park Foundation), labour market services, development of tourism, energy efficiency, assistance to the gas and electricity industries (including residual costs in connection with the privatisation of the electricity industry in Northern Ireland), mineral exploration and other miscellaneous services, central administration, and other miscellaneous services, including grants in aid.


5.  For expenditure on administrative costs, youth and adult training, training in skills, management and enterprise training, community projects, redundancy payments to Action for Community Employment core workers, training to improve company competitiveness, and employment schemes and services including those for people with disabilities.


6.  For expenditure by the Office for the Regulation of Electricity and Gas.


7.  For expenditure on the Roads Service, ferry services, road safety, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland, the Driver and Vehicle Testing Agency, transport services and harbour services.


9.  For expenditure on the Water Service and related services.


10.  For expenditure on the Environment and Heritage Service, urban affairs and lands, the Planning Service, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, the Land Registers of Northern Ireland, the Rate Collection Agency, Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, Consolidated Fund contributions to local revenues, central administratio n , accommodation and miscellaneous services, the Construction Service, certain grants in aid and promotional activities and events.


11.  For expenditure on fire and related services.


12.  For expenditure on: pre-school education, schools, further education, higher education, teacher training, libraries, arts, museums, youth, sport, community relations, Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, administration and certain miscellaneous services; grants and grants in aid to education andlibrary boards for certain services and for certain student awards; grants and grants in aid to certain other bodies; and payments on behalf of the boards in respect of teachers' salaries.


14.  For expenditure on hospital, community health and personal social services, Health and Social Services trusts, family health services, the Food Safety Promotion Board and certain other services.


15.  For expenditure on superannuation benefits etc to or in respect of persons engaged in the health and personal social services or in other approved employment.


16.  For expenditure on grants to voluntary bodies, research, training, bursaries and further education and certain other services.


17.  For expenditure on administration, on agency charges, on expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative, on the promotion of Government policy on disability issues, and on certain other services including a grant to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive for the administration costs of the Housing Benefit Scheme; on the administration of agency services for the Department of Social Security; and for the provision, including purchase, of accommodation and related works and other accommodation services and costs.


19.  For expenditure on grant in aid to the Independent Living Funds, grants to Motability towards their administrative costs and to enable them to assist invalid vehicle users and others to have adapted or to purchase or lease cars from them, a grant to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive for the payment of housing benefit (rent rebate, rent allowance, rates rebates and discretionary payments of rent allowance), sums payable for use as compensation payments to providers of existing supported accommodation, sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on community care grants, budgeting and crisis loans, maternity payments, funeral payments and cold weather and winter fuel payments, sums payable to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund as compensation payments in respect of statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay and expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative.


20.  For expenditure on financial administration, central management of the Civil Service, Central Secretariat, support for new institutions including the Special EU Programmes Body, the North/South Language Body, the North/South Ministerial Council, the British-Irish Council and the Civic Forum, Commissioner for Public Appointments, involvement in wider public sector personnel issues, the Valuation and Lands Agency, the Business Development Service, the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, the Government Purchasing Agency and other services, including certain miscellaneous expenses and grant in aid and other common services.


21.  For expenditure on pensions, lump sums and gratuities to former civil servants, pensions to widows, widowers, children and dependants and civil pensions and gratuities.


24.  For expenditure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.


26.  For expenditure by the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints.

TOTAL £192,686,00098,111,00068,965,000