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Appropriation Act 2008

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PART 3NEW ESTIMATES, 2007–08

Table of–

(a)

the resources authorised for use 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 2008;

(b)

the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund to meet those costs; and

(c)

the limits set for the purposes of section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (c. 20), on the resources applicable as appropriations in aid to meet those costs.

Estimate/Request for ResourcesNet Resources authorised for useGrants out of the Consolidated FundOperating Appropriations in AidNon-operating Appropriations in Aid
££££

Notes

1

In Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2007 (c. 10), the title of the Estimate which is now entitled Department for Children, Schools and Families was Department for Education and Skills.

2

The reduction of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Department for Children, Schools and Families Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £656,108,000,

(b)

a reduction of £15,476,211,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 55), and

(c)

an increase of £25,600,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Home Office (see also Note 12).

3

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as nonoperating appropriations in aid in respect of the Department for Children, Schools and Families is in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 56).

4

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Children, Schools and Families Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £144,467,000,

(b)

a reduction of £13,194,792,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Notes 57 and 59),

(c)

an increase of £25,600,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Home Office (see also Note 13),

(d)

an increase of £4,900,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of that Estimate (see also Note 6); and

(e)

an increase of £65,056,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 3 of that Estimate (see also Note 7).

5
(1)

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Children, Schools and Families Estimate comprises—

(a)

a reduction of the limit of £882,178,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £15,629,000.

(2)

The amount of £882,178,000, specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

a reduction of £362,597,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £519,581,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 58).

6

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Children, Schools and Families Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 63,067,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £4,900,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 1 of that Estimate (see also Note 4).

7

The reduction in resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 3 of the Department for Children, Schools and Families Estimate is in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 1 of that Estimate (see also Note 4).

8

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £24,267,000, and

(b)

an increase of £485,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 16).

9

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £15,924,000, and

(b)

an increase of £485,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 17).

10

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Department for Communities and Local Government Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £1,331,348,000,

(b)

a reduction of £26,493,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 24), and

(c)

a reduction of £60,077,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 61).

11

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Communities and Local Government Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £879,284,000,

(b)

a reduction of £26,493,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 26), and

(c)

a reduction of £60,077,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 62).

12

The reduction of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Home Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £ 355,989,000,

(b)

a reduction of £ 5,171,011,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 16), and

(c)

a reduction of £25,600,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 2).

13

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Home Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 375,980,000,

(b)

a reduction of £5,056,283,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 17), and

(c)

a reduction of £25,600,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 4).

14
(1)

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Home Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

a reduction of the limit of £382,466,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £45,613,000.

(2)

The amount of £382,466,000 specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

an increase of £20,128,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £402,594,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 18).

15

In Part 14 of Schedule 2 of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2007 (c. 10), the title of the Estimate which is now entitled Ministry of Justice was Department for Constitutional Affairs.

16

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Ministry of Justice Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £1,384,109,000,

(b)

an increase of £2,320,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Privy Council Office (see also Note 52),

(c)

an increase of £5,171,011,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Home Office (see also Note 12),

(d)

a reduction of £485,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (see also Note 8), and

(e)

a reduction of £2,225,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 61).

17

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Ministry of Justice Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £597,190,000,

(b)

an increase of £2,268,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Privy Council Office (see also Note 53),

(c)

an increase of £5,056,283,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Home Office (see also Note 13),

(d)

a reduction of £485,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (see also Note 9), and

(e)

a reduction of £2,225,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 62).

18
(1)

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Ministry of Justice Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £535,955,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £13,525,000.

(2)

The amount of £535,955,000, specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

an increase of £133,321,000,

(b)

an increase of £40,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Privy Council Office (see also Note 54), and

(c)

an increase of £402,594,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Home Office (see also Note 14).

19

In Part 15 of Schedule 2 of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2007 (c. 10), the title of the Estimate which is now entitled Ministry of Justice: Judicial Pensions Scheme was Department for Constitutional Affairs: Judicial Pensions Scheme.

20

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Northern Ireland Court Service Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £15,980,000, and

(b)

an increase of £681,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Northern Ireland Office (see also Note 41).

21

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Northern Ireland Court Service Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £19,560,000, and

(b)

an increase of £681,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Northern Ireland Office (see also Note 43).

22

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Ministry of Defence Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £2,059,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from HM Revenue and Customs (see also Note 47), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £257,577,000.

23

In Part 27 of Schedule 2 of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2007 (c. 10), the title of the Estimate which is now entitled Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform was Department of Trade and Industry.

24

The reduction of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £1,717,769,000,

(b)

a reduction of £3,377,600,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 55),

(c)

an increase of £26,493,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Communities and Local Government (see also Note 10),

(d)

an increase of £11,429,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Cabinet Office (see also Note 50), and

(e)

a reduction of £1,272,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Office for National Statistics (see also Note 48).

25

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as nonoperating appropriations in aid in respect of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate comprises—

(a)

a reduction of the limit of £166,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 56), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £2,800,000.

26

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 962,913,000,

(b)

a reduction of £353,049,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 57),

(c)

an increase of £26,493,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Communities and Local Government (see also Note 11),

(d)

an increase of £11,429,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Cabinet Office (see also Note 51), and

(e)

a reduction of £1,272,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Office for National Statistics (see also Note 49).

27
(1)

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £976,511,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and

(b)

a subsequent increase of the limit of £36,244,000.

(2)

The amount of £976,511,000, specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

an increase of £977,066,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £555,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 58).

28

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate is in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 59).

29

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Estimate is in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (see also Note 60).

30

In Part 29 of Schedule 2 of the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2007 (c. 10), the title of the Estimate which is now entitled Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: UKAEA Pension Schemes was Department of Trade and Industry: UKAEA Pension Schemes.

31

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £2,000, and

(b)

an increase of £700,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of that Estimate (see also Note 32).

32

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets is in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 1 of that Estimate (see also Note 31).

33

The modification set out in the Table of the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £12,957,000, and

(b)

a subsequent reduction of the limit of £1,451,000.

34

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £1,788,311,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £20,088,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 61).

35

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £121,422,000, and

(b)

an increase of £26,297,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 5 of that Estimate (see also Note 39).

36

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 508,871,000,

(b)

a reduction of £88,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 62), and

(c)

an increase of £130,000,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 5 of that Estimate (see also Note 39).

37

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 3 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 5,187,811,000, and

(b)

an increase of £87,509,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 5 of that Estimate (see also Note 39).

38

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 4 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 478,443,000,

(b)

a reduction of £20,000,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Government Equalities Office (see also Note 62), and

(c)

an increase of £8,118,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources previously authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 5 of that Estimate (see also Note 39).

39

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 5 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling 39,430,000,

(b)

a reduction of £26,297,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 1 of that Estimate (see also Note 35),

(c)

a reduction of £130,000,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 2 of that Estimate (see also Note 36),

(d)

a reduction of £87,509,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 3 of that Estimate (see also Note37), and

(e)

a reduction of £8,118,000 in consequence of a reallocation of resources to Request for Resources 4 of that Estimate (see also Note 38).

40

The modification set out in the Table of the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 5 of the Department for Work and Pensions Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £1,153,000, and

(b)

a subsequent reduction of the limit of £1,887,000.

41

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Northern Ireland Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £167,311,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £681,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Northern Ireland Court Service (see also Note 20).

42

The modification set out in the Table of the limit set on the resources applicable as nonoperating appropriations in aid in respect of the Northern Ireland Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £69,211,000, and

(b)

a subsequent reduction of the limit of £700,000.

43

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Northern Ireland Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £178,488,000, and

(b)

a reduction of £681,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Northern Ireland Court Service (see also Note 21).

44

The modification set out in the Table of the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 the Northern Ireland Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

an increase of the limit of £3,568,000, and

(b)

a subsequent reduction of the limit of £2,004,000.

45

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the HM Treasury Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £25,381,000, and

(b)

an increase of £4,028,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Cabinet Office (see also Note 50).

46

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the HM Treasury Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £6,017,000, and

(b)

an increase of £4,028,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Cabinet Office (see also Note 51).

47

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on the resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 4 of the HM Revenue and Customs Estimate is in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Defence (see also Note 22).

48

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Office for National Statistics Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £13,616,000, and

(b)

an increase of £1,272,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 24).

49

The increase of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Office for National Statistics Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £12,341,000, and

(b)

an increase of £1,272,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 26).

50

The increase of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Cabinet Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary sums totalling £24,793,000,

(b)

a reduction of £4,028,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to HM Treasury (see also Note 45),

(c)

a reduction of £11,429,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 24), and

(d)

an increase of £4,546,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Privy Council Office (see also Note 52).

51

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Cabinet Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

supplementary resources totalling £ 1,967,000,

(b)

a reduction of £4,028,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to HM Treasury (see also Note 46),

(c)

a reduction of £11,429,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 26), and

(d)

an increase of £4,553,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Privy Council Office (see also Note 53).

52

The reduction of the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Privy Council Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

a reduction of £4,546,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Cabinet Office (see also Note 50), and

(b)

a reduction of £2,320,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 16).

53

The reduction of the resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Privy Council Office Estimate comprises—

(a)

a reduction of £4,553,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Cabinet Office (see also Note 51), and

(b)

a reduction of £2,268,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 17).

54

The modification set out in the Table on the limit set on resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Privy Council Office Estimate is in consequence of a transfer of functions to the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 18).

55

The sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprise—

(a)

sums totalling £15,476,211,000 that are authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of that Estimate in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 2),

(b)

sums totalling £3,377,600,000 that are authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of that Estimate in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 24), and

(c)

other sums totalling £ 582,417,000.

56
(1)

The limit set on resources applicable as non-operating appropriations in aid in respect of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprises—

(a)

an initial limit of £621,246,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and

(b)

a subsequent increase in the limit of £76,120,000.

(2)

The amount of £621,246,000 specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

£621,080,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 3), and

(b)

£166,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 25).

57

The resources authorised for use in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprise—

(a)

resources totalling £12,912,822,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 4),

(b)

resources totalling £353,049,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 26), and

(c)

other resources totalling £1,269,716,000.

58
(1)

The limit set on resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 1 of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprises—

(a)

an initial limit of £7,729,390,000, calculated as described in paragraph (2), and,

(b)

a subsequent increase in the limit of £478,519,000.

(2)

The amount of £7,729,390,000 specified in sub-paragraph 1(a) was calculated by aggregating—

(a)

£7,209,254,000,

(b)

£519,581,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 5), and

(c)

£555,000 in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 27).

59

The resources authorised for use in respect of the Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprise—

(a)

resources totalling £281,970,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Children, Schools and Families (see also Note 4),

(b)

resources totalling £3,019,377,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 28), and

(c)

other resources totalling £111,719,000.

60
(1)

The limit set on resources applicable as operating appropriations in aid in respect of Request for Resources 2 of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills Estimate comprises—

(a)

an initial limit of £1,000,000, in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (see also Note 29), and

(b)

a subsequent increase in the limit of £7,306,000.

61

The sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of the Government Equalities Office Estimate comprise—

(a)

sums totalling £60,077,000 that are authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of that Estimate in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Communities and Local Government (see also Note 10),

(b)

sums totalling £20,088,000 that are authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of that Estimate in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Work and Pensions (see also Note 34),

(c)

sums totalling £2,225,000 that are authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund in respect of that Estimate in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 16); and

(d)

other sums totalling £26,843,000.

62

The resources authorised for use in respect of the Request for Resources 1 of the Government Equalities Office Estimate comprise—

(a)

resources totalling £60,077,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Communities and Local Government (see also Note 11),

(b)

resources totalling £20,088,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Department for Work and Pensions (see also Notes 36 and 38),

(c)

resources totalling £2,225,000 that are authorised for use in respect of that Request for Resources in consequence of a transfer of functions from the Ministry of Justice (see also Note 17); and

(d)

other resources totalling £26,843,000.

DEPARTMENT FOR INNOVATION, UNIVERSITIES AND SKILLS19,436,228,000 [55]697,366,000 [56]
1. To help build a competitive economy and inclusive society by: creating opportunities for everyone to develop their learning; releasing potential in people to make the most of themselves; achieving excellence in levels of skills; and supporting innovation and standards14,535,587,000 [57]8,207,909,000 [58]
Further, higher and other education provision and initiatives for young people and adults; research and related initiatives at institutions delivering higher education; training, skills, enterprise, assessment and advice and guidance provision for young people, adults and employers and related initiatives; financial and other support for students and trainees, including grants, allowances, access funds, loans and their repayment, the resource consequences of loans to students, the cost of sales of the student loan debt, reimbursement of fees for qualifying European Community students, post graduate awards, mandatory student awards, education maintenance allowances and childcare and transport support; investments and loans to support PFI; initiatives and programmes supported by the European Union; international programmes, including payments to the Department for Work and Pensions for the UK subscription to the International Labour Organisation and other international programmes; initiatives to support, improve and promote education, training, skills and student and trainee support; payments to the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in connection with the Regional Development Agencies and the London Development Agency; innovation and standards, grants in aid and funding for the Higher Education Funding Council for England; the Learning and Skills Council, Investors in People UK, the Student Loans Company, Office for Fair Access, the Quality Improvement Agency, Sector Skills Development Agency, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, the Technology Strategy Board, innovation and standards, the Design Council and the British Standards Institute; funding for the Construction Industry Training Board, Engineering Construction Industry Training Board and Film Industry Training Board; UK Intellectual Property Office; National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts; National Weights and Measures including the National Weights and Measures Laboratory; information and publicity initiatives and services; departmental and others' costs of administering the above; and income relating to the above; expenditure covers cash, near-cash, capital and non-cash items; expenditure covers payments, grants and loans to organisations in the public, private and other sectors, including employers, community, voluntary and business support organisations, to individuals and other government departments; expenditure relates primarily to England, but in some cases includes supporting activities in other parts of the United Kingdom and abroad.
2. Increasing scientific excellence in the UK and maximising its contribution to society3,413,066,000 [59]8,306,000 [60]
Research Councils; the Royal Society; the Royal Academy of Engineering; the British Academy; Research Base Initiatives; the Science Research Investment Fund; promotion of Science in Society; Knowledge Transfer initiatives including the Higher Education Innovation Fund and Public Sector Research Establishments grants; fees payable under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986; Research Council pensions; capital and administration costs of the Research Base Group and Government Office for Science; and associated non-cash items.
GOVERNMENT EQUALITIES OFFICE109,233,000 [61]0
1. Promoting a fair and equal society where everyone has the opportunity to prosper and reach their full potential109,233,000 [62]350,000
Work on gender and wider equalities policy, grant in aid to the Commission for Equalities and Human Rights (CEHR), grant in aid to the Commission for Racial Equality, grant in aid to the Equal Opportunities Commission and grant in aid to the Disability Rights Commission; and grants and payments associated with gender and wider equality policy; programme expenditure on the Women’s National Commission and the administration costs of the Office; and other associated non-cash costs.
TOTAL, NEW ESTIMATES, 2007–08 ... ... ... ...18,057,886,00019,545,461,0008,216,565,000697,366,000

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