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Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2008

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Part 36Department for Work and Pensions, 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 WORK AND PENSIONS68,626,283,000370,000
1.  Ensuring the best start for all children and ending child poverty in 20 years430,520,0002,168,000
Child Support Agency; Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission; and the administration and operating costs of the Department and associated non-cash items.
2.  Promote work as the best form of welfare for people of working age, whilst protecting the position of those in greatest need38,636,774,0001,735,848,000
Assessment of entitlement to, calculation and payment of social security benefits to people of working age in accordance with the prevailing legislation and regulations; employment and training programmes, and payments of appropriate allowances, to help people back to work; compensation payments to the National Insurance Fund in respect of Statutory Sick and Statutory Maternity Pay; Social Fund loans and grants; temporary subsidies to employers; Grants, Grants in Aid, loans, and other payments through other government departments and to private, public, and voluntary bodies, including Non-Departmental Public Bodies, promoting Department for Work and pensions objectives; temporary loan facility to Remploy Ltd; assistance and advice on employment service and labour market issues to international organisations; research; publicity; subsidies to housing, billing, levying and local authorities for administering the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit; rent rebate; rent allowance; Council Tax Benefit; discretionary housing payments; compensation for dust related diseases; The Rent Service Agency; the Health and Safety Executive and Health and Safety Laboratory; Work, Welfare and Equality Client group; payments for education;training and employment projects assisted by the European Union and refunds to the European Union; the UK subscription to the International Labour Organisation; international educational, training and employment programmes; measures to promote financial inclusion; and the administration and operating costs of the Department and associated non-cash items.
3.  Combat poverty and promote security and independence in retirement for today’s and tomorrow’s pensioners11,457,479,000414,435,000
Assessment of entitlement to, calculation and payment of, social security benefits to pensioners and to customers abroad in accordance with the prevailing legislation and regulations; Social Fund loans and grants; costs and payments associated with the collapse of private pension schemes; assist people to make plans for their retirement; research into pensions; private pensions industry regulatory work; programmes and new measures to help improve independence and social inclusion for older people; Grants, Grants in Aid, loans, and payments to private, public and voluntary bodies, including Non-Departmental Public Bodies, promoting Department for Work and Pensions objectives; payments made to the BBC in respect of over 75s free TV licence scheme; General Levy payments to the Pensions Regulator in respect of Public Sector Pension Schemes; and the administration and operating costs of the Department and associated non-cash items.
4.  Improve the rights and opportunities for disabled people in a fair and inclusive society17,113,572,00024,153,000
Assessment of entitlement to, calculation and payment of, social security benefits to people with disabilities and their carers in accordance with the prevailing legislation and regulations; Grants, Grant in Aid, loans, and other payments to private, public and voluntary bodies, including Non-Departmental Public Bodies, promoting Department for Work and Pensions objectives; and the administration and operating costs of the Department and associated non-cash items.
5.  Corporate contracts and support services763,985,000306,663,000
Central services; measures to promote financial inclusion; collecting debt arising from overpayments of benefit and on behalf of other public and private sector bodies; and the administration and operating costs of the Department and associated non-cash items.
TOTAL, 2008–0968,402,330,00068,626,283,0002,483,267,000370,000

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