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Appropriation Act 2001

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SCHEDULE 2.—Part 37DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY, 2001—02

Schedule of the resources authorised for use, and the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund, to meet the costs of the services specified in the first column of the Schedule, which will be incurred during the year ending on 31st March 2002.

Totals not exceeding
Net Resources authorised for UseAmounts to be Appropriated in Aid
££
Request for Resources
1. Ensuring the best start for all children, ending child poverty in 20 years9,163,821,0002,439,000
The administration costs and benefit payments of the child support system; child benefit; family credit; the benefit costs of vaccine damage and associated non-cash items.
2. Promoting work as the best form of welfare for people of working age, whilst protecting the position of those in greatest need26,159,643,000852,016,000
The administration costs and benefit payments of severe disablement allowance; disability working allowance; pensions gratuities and sundry allowances for disablement and specified deaths arising from industrial causes; income support for the under 60's; jobseeker’s allowance (contribution based); jobseeker’s allowance (income based); earnings top up pilot; job grant; back to work bonus; compensation payments to the National Insurance Fund in respect of statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay; and measures financed from the Employment Opportunities Fund. Also grants to Independent Living; motability and the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen’s Association. Subsidies to housing, billing, levying and local authorities towards the costs incurred in administering the housing benefit and/or council tax benefit schemes; rent rebate, rent allowance; council tax benefit; community charge benefit; community charge rebate and rate rebate; payments to Local Authorities in respect of anti-fraud and similar administrative measures; discretionary housing payments; sums payable for participation in the ONE pilot scheme; sums payable for incentive payments in respect of housing benefit under occupation schemes and sums payable for residual compensation payments to providers of supported accommodation; the benefit costs of invalid care allowance and associated non-cash items.
3. Combating poverty and promoting security and independence in retirement for today’s and tomorrow’s pensioners17,494,480,000130,620,000
The administration costs and benefit payments of non-contributory retirement pensions; Christmas bonus payments to pensioners; pension and other payments/allowances for disablement or death arising out of war or service in the armed forces after 2nd September 1939 and sundry other services including awards to surviving members of British groups held prisoner by the Japanese during the Second World War (Far Eastern Prisoners of War) or their surviving spouse; attendance allowance; disability living allowance; income support for the elderly; the administration costs of invalid care allowance and vaccine damage; payments made to the BBC in respect of the over 75’s free TV licence scheme; sums payable to fund payments and loans made by the Social Fund and associated non-cash items.
4. Modernising welfare delivery so as to improve the accessibility and accuracy of services221,216,000
Costs of modernising Departmental systems and services and associated non-cash items.
5. Corporate Contracts and Support Services1,028,128,000343,640,000
Corporate administration and the costs associated with the Appeals Service and associated non-cash items.
Total Requests for Resources, Department of Social Security£54,067,288,000£1,328,715,000
Total non-operating appropriations in aid, Department of Social Security£1,700,000
Total sums authorised for issue from the Consolidated Fund, Department of Social Security£54,175,100,000

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