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Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2008

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Part 33Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2008–09

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 2009;

(b)

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

(c)

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
££££
DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS5,548,867,00027,200,000
1.  Ensuring that consumers benefit from competitively priced food, produced to high standards of safety; environmental care and animal welfare from a sustainable, efficient food chain, to contribute to the well-being of rural and coastal communities and funding aspects of the Common Agricultural Policy and Rural Development Programme for England Guarantee Section as economically, efficiently and effectively as possible5,525,539,0001,153,166,000
Environmental protection; support for measures which improve local environmental quality; pollution emergency response services; flood and coastal protection and land drainage; water partnership supply and sewerage services, including national security; to increase the UK’s environment decontamination capabilities involving chemical, biological or radiological materials; support to the environmental protection industry for environmental technology and for measures to promote sustainable development; measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency, security and environmental practice; botanical services; radon measurement and support of remedial works campaigns; support for agriculture in special areas; food safety and hygiene; support for rural and regional development; assistance to production; marketing and processing in the agriculture, fisheries and food industries; assistance to the residuary Milk Marketing Board; emergency and strategic food services; plant health; support for the fishing industry; compensation payments to producers; grants and other financial support to voluntary bodies; support for measures to stimulate sustainable consumption of goods and services; countryside management and stewardship; conservation; national parks grants; support of countryside and wildlife initiatives; forestry policy; animal health and welfare; emergency measures, including foot and mouth eradication and compensation schemes; other services including emergency measures in relation to BSE; grant-in-aid to Non-Departmental Public Bodies and subsidy to Public Corporations; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion, awareness and publications; commissioned and departmental research and development; specialist support services, management and development of staff, other departmental administration costs, regional restructuring costs; EU receipts; giving effect in the United Kingdom to the agricultural support provisions of the Common Agricultural Policy and Rural Development Programme for England of the European Union including compensation payments to producers and support for agriculture in special areas; management of inland waterways by British Waterways Board; consumer representation and other functions under the Water Act 2003; funding through Area Based Grants and associated non-cash costs.
2.  Direction of the delivery of the Government’s Strategy for Trees, Woods and Forests in England and taking the lead in development and promotion of sustainable forest management across Great Britain71,648,0000
Deliver the social, environmental and economic programmes of the UK Government’s strategy for Trees, Woods and Forests in England, connected to the distinctive needs of the Regions, through the promotion of forestry: and by managing the Commission’s estate regulating planting and felling and offering incentives. Provide advice and support to the UK Government and to the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales, represent the United Kingdom’s forestry interests within the European Union and internationally, set standards for sustainable forest management and encourage good forestry practice, conduct forest research and protect forests from pests and disease.
TOTAL, 2008–095,597,187,0005,548,867,0001,153,166,00027,200,000

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