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Appropriation Act 1998

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Class V 1998–99

SCHEDULE (B).—Part 7Class V

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1999, viz.:—

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on support for business; research and development, consumer and investor protection and the regulation of trade; fulfilment of international non-proliferation obligations; the promotion of awareness of the Millennium Bug problem and facilitation of access to solutions; improvement of employment relations and other programmes to encourage the development of a skilled and flexible labour market, the promotion of fairness and minimum standards at work, including a national minimum wage, and payments towards the expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics; improvement of radio spectrum efficiency; regional and selective assistance; the aerospace and shipbuilding industries; exchange risk and other losses; international subscriptions; energy-related programmes including research and development, security of oil and gas supplies, and civil nuclear emergency planning; grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation, liabilities in respect of former coal industry employees, mainly employees of the British Coal Corporation, and other liabilities transferred from British Coal and associated administration costs including arbitration arrangements, grant in aid to the Coal Authority, and support for regeneration mainly of former British Coal sites; assistance to redundant steel workers; departmental administration including the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service grant in aid, support for employment tribunals, a share of the running costs of the Government Offices for the Regions, and the disaster recovery costs in respect of the Radiocommunications Agency’s headquarters facilities; central and miscellaneous services; the operational costs of departmental executive agencies; privatisation expenses including the coal, nuclear power and electricity industries; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; provision of land and buildings, loans, grants and other payments.1,375,582,000492,721,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on payments to the Science Research Councils, the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering; OST initiatives; fees payable under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986; and Research Council Pensions.1,338,497,0003,500,000
3. For payment of pensions, etc, to members of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority’s superannuation schemes and other related expenditure.115,438,00022,262,000
4. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department on administration.23,797,0001,284,000
5. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in connection with interest support to banks and other lenders of export finance; cover under the tender to contract/forward exchange supplement scheme; grants towards financing of exports to match foreign competition; residual commitments under discontinued guarantees offered to banks and external trade agencies; and cost escalation.56,717,000132,525,000
6. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in connection with export credit guarantees, other guarantees given in the national interest or to render economic assistance to overseas countries, overseas investment insurance and trading expenses.1,000263,850,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Fair Trading on administrative and operational costs.21,731,000146,000
8. For expenditure by the Office of Telecommunications on administrative and operational costs.1,00011,145,000
9. For expenditure by the Office of Gas Supply on administrative costs.1,00012,434,000
10. For expenditure by the Office of Electricity Regulation on administrative and operational costs.1,00020,249,000
Total, Class V, £2,931,766,000960,116,000

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