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Appropriation Act 1998

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Class VI 1998–99

SCHEDULE (B).—Part 8Class VI

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 the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payments to the Housing Corporation; Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; the renewal of private sector housing; the Estates Renewal Challenge Fund; homelessness; housing management and mobility; gypsy sites; rent and leasehold services; Single Regeneration Budget support for urban and other regeneration initiatives; European Community agency payments, including those for ports and railways in Wales; European Regional Development Fund projects not funded by or in advance of receipts; countryside and wildlife bodies; and sundry other grants and payments, including research, publicity and publications, in support of housing, construction, regeneration, countryside and wildlife matters (Revised sum).6,658,447,00017,202,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on grants and consultancies for roads and local transport; Central Transport Group services and consultancies for national roads; priority routes in London; Government office programme expenditure; vehicle and traffic enforcement; publicity; statistics, censuses and surveys; Trans European network payments for various local transport projects; planning and minerals research; land transport research and development; transport supplementary grants to highway authorities in England; public transport facilities grants; grants to highway authorities and developers under the Industrial Development Act; support for rural bus services; licence fee refunds to goods vehicle and public service vehicle operators and drivers; and grants to the Humber Bridge Board.364,579,00019,512,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the environment, including support for measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency and environmental practice; support to the environmental protection industry; environmental technology; environmental (including energy efficiency) publicity, promotion and awareness, including support for measures to promote sustainable development; grants and other financial support to voluntary bodies; support for Environmental Campaigns Ltd, the Tidy Britain Group and Going for Green; support for the National Environmental Technology Centre; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; the Wash Estuary Trial Bank; support for the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; support for measures which improve local environmental quality; pollution emergency response services; the measurement of radon in premises; research, long term monitoring and surveys; grant in aid to the Environment Agency, British Waterways Board and UK Ecolabelling Board; compensation for persons disabled by certain dust related diseases and related publicity for the compensation scheme; water supply and sewerage services including national security; smoke control and other improvements in air quality; residual services in connection with the privatisation of the water supply industry; and planning redevelopment.335,513,000560,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payment of revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Administration in England; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; grant in aid to the Local Government Commission; costs of preparing for the Greater London Authority; establishment and operating costs of Regional Development Agencies and associated publicity; residual payments of community charge grant and rate rebate grants; payments of SSA reduction grants; payments of reorganisation: transitional reduction grants; grants in respect of payments towards the capital element of contracts let under the Private Finance Initiative; emergency financial assistance to local authorities; repayments of excess contributions made by the local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 1997–98 and previous years; local government research and publicity, including contributions to the Local Government Management Board; and special payments in connection with local government programmes.32,676,844,000105,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on administration, including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc; Government Offices for the Regions administration; grant in aid to the Health and Safety Commission; the residual functions of PSA Services; and on the sale of the PSA Services businesses.437,850,00018,581,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in support to nationalised industries; grants to Railtrack, British Rail, DoA Ltd; MRPS grant; payments in respect of expenditure relating to international railways and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link; expenditure connected with the privatisation of British Rail businesses and Railtrack; other consultancies; capital expenditure by transport industries funded by EC grants; railway industry and National Freight Company pension funds; National Freight Company travel concessions; rebate of fuel duty to bus operators; ports and shipping services; Royal Travel; miscellaneous services; civil aviation services; international aviation services; transport security; freight grants, and expenditure associated with the non rail privatisation programme.1,198,372,00049,954,000
7. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency and the Vehicle Certification Agency; loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate, the Driving Standards Agency and the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Executive Agency trading funds; the capital charge for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre; and payments to the Meteorological Office.117,472,00016,530,000
8. For expenditure by the Highways Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the construction, improvement, maintenance and management of motorways and trunk roads, including the acquisition of land, publicity, scheme design and preparation, archaeological survey and rescue work, compensation; administration costs of the Highways Agency; export opportunities; and research and development in support of Highways Agency operations.1,420,601,00085,500,000
9. For expenditure by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in connection with driver and vehicle registration and licensing, the collection of revenue, compensation and payments towards the pension of Local Authority staff employed on driver and vehicle licensing before the setting up of DVLC; and the development and operation of other systems associated with registration and licensing, the provision of anonymised data and the provision of miscellaneous services to other parts of the department (Revised sum).98,799,000103,690,000
10. For expenditure by the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising on the franchising of passenger rail services; the provision of, and support for, passenger rail services; the formation and financing of companies formed to facilitate the Franchising director’s functions; and administration and miscellaneous services.1,254,889,00040,000,000
11. For expenditure by the Office of the Rail Regulator on administration and associated capital and other expenditure and on costs of the Rail Users Consultative Committees.8,800,000
12. For expenditure by the Office of Water Services on administrative and operational costs and the provision of customer representation.1,00010,503,000
13. For expenditure by the Ordnance Survey on the survey of Great Britain and other mapping services3,762,00090,033,000
Total, Class VI, £44,575,929,000452,170,000

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