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Appropriation Act 2003

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Part 11Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, 2003–04

  Table of the resources authorised for use, the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund, and the limits set, for the purposes of section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000, on the resources applicable as appropriations in aid to meet the costs of the services and purposes which are specified in the first column of the Table, for the year ending with 31st March 2004.

Estimate/Request for ResourcesNet Resources authorised for useGrants out of the Consolidated FundOperating Appropriations in AidNon-operating Appropriations in Aid
££££
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER52,063,295,000247,000

1.  Improving the quality of life by creating thriving, inclusive and sustainable communities in all regions

Housing revenue account subsidy; homelessness and rough sleepers; payments to the Housing Corporation; renewal of private sector housing; home selling; rent and leasehold services; national approved letting scheme; social housing mobility; council tenant participation; payments to housing action trusts; Estate Action; the starter homes initiative; the Supporting People programme; choice-based local authority lettings; The Rent Service Agency; payments to the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment; disabled facilities grant; Housing Improvement Agencies; charges by Valuation Offices in respect of Right to Buy; refurbishment and acquisition of gypsy sites; deprived neighbourhoods, including the New Deal for Communities programmes; payments to the Urban Regeneration Agency; payments to the Department of Trade and Industry for Regional Development Agencies and the London Development Agency; Groundwork; initiatives to accelerate the growth areas, including payments to development corporations and other local delivery agencies; grants and payments for creating and improving parks and public spaces; payments that derive from European Structural Funds Regulations; exchange rate losses and other losses relating to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) projects; coalfields regeneration; planning, including minerals programmes; planning-aid; the Planning Inspectorate; fire services, including measures to deal with the aftermath of terrorism; payments and loans to the Fire Service College (trading fund); fire service superannuation; payments to Ordnance Survey (trading fund); regional chambers; payments for the Mersey Basin Campaign; minor grants and payments in support of housing, regeneration, urban design, building regulation, research, development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; initiatives to tackle areas of low demand housing; publicity, promotion and publications; communications; Special Grants Programme support to voluntary bodies; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; the Deputy Prime Minister’s chairmanship of Ministerial Committees; coordination of cross-cutting issues including social exclusion; the residual functions of Property Services Agency (PSA); residual payments concerning the privatisation of the Building Research Establishment; loans to the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre executive agency (trading fund); the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit; the Teenage Pregnancy Unit; the administration and operation of the Office; providing for the administration of the Government Offices; the purchase, acquisition, hire, lease and rent of land, buildings, plant, equipment, machinery, vehicles and capital assets; research; special payments; and associated non-cash items.

10,410,245,00018,415,000

2.  Providing for effective devolved decision making within a national framework

Payments to the Valuation Office Agency for rating and valuation services; the expenses of valuation tribunals; payments to the Audit Commission for work in connection with best value inspection; revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 2002-03 and previous years; preparation for the Greater London Authority and related bodies; Greater London Authority (GLA) general grant; intervention action and capacity building in local authorities; local Public Sector Agreement (PSA) performance fund payments; special grants paid under section 88B of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 and section 31 of the Local Government Act 2003; Best Value grants to Parish Councils; grants to beacon councils; emergency financial assistance to local authorities; payments to bodies specified by the Secretary of State under section 78 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988, as amended, and to the Commission for Local Administration in England; mapping and other costs associated with local government reviews and revisions to administrative and electoral boundaries following Parish and Electoral Commission reviews; grant-in-aid to the Standards Board for England; payments in respect of the work of the Parliamentary Boundary commissions; electoral functions in the United Kingdom; payments in respect of the capital element of contracts let under the private finance initiative; research, development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion and publications; special payments; subscriptions to the Commonwealth Local Government forum and associated non-cash items.

41,452,757,0004,041,000
TOTAL, 2003–0451,863,002,00052,063,295,00022,456,000247,000

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