Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill (HL Bill 123)

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
of their employers; and associated non-
cash items.
   
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE    
General    
A. For use by the Department of Finance
on finance and personnel policy
including Public Sector Reform; Business
Consultancy Services; the Central
Procurement Directorate; the
Departmental Solicitor’s Office; Internal
Audit Services; NICS shared services for
personnel, finance, ICT, training, digital
transformation and service related
administration costs; NICS
Accommodation Services; grant-in-aid
payments; receipt of grants; the
administration of centralised funds;
services provided by the Northern Ireland
Statistics and Research Agency and Land
and Property Services; grants to district
councils; operational and programme
costs of the Special European Union
Programmes Body; payment and income
under the European Union structural
funds programmes; the sponsorship and
provision of secretariats in respect of
other independent bodies; other common
services; settlement of NICS equal pay
claims; severance payments and
associated non-cash items.
115,182,000 113,364,000
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE    
Superannuation and other allowances    
A. For use by the Department of Finance
on pensions, lump sums, transfers out,
refunds, injury benefit, compensation, tax
and gratuities to or in respect of persons
293,635,000 242,330,000

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
covered by the NICS Pension
Arrangements, the Civil Service
Compensation Scheme (NI), the Civil
Service Injury Benefit Scheme (NI) and
associated non-cash items.
   
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH    
General    
A. For use by the Department of Health
on hospital, paramedic and ambulance
services; community health services;
family health services; social care
services; public health and wellbeing
programmes; training; European Union
programmes; severance payments;
administration; related services and
associated non-cash items.
2,818,797,000 600,521,000
B. For use by the Department of Health
on firefighting, rescue and fire safety
services; severance payments;
administration; related services and
associated non-cash items.
51,896,000  
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH    
Health and Social Care Pension Scheme    
A. For use by the Department of Health
on pension scheme benefits to or in
respect of persons engaged in health and
social care or other approved
employment and associated non-cash
items.
630,506,000 483,966,000
DEPARTMENT FOR
INFRASTRUCTURE
   
A. For use by the Department for
Infrastructure on design, construction and
maintenance of roads, bridges, walking
and cycling infrastructure, footpaths,
373,906,000 103,673,000

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
street lighting and car parks; purchase of
land, property, vehicles, ferries, plant,
computer software, equipment and stores;
public liability claims; costs associated
with decriminalisation of parking
enforcement; costs associated with the
enforcement of moving traffic offences;
maintenance of designated watercourses
and sea defences, construction of
drainage and flood defence structures,
protection of drainage function of all
watercourses, implementation of
European Union Floods Directive,
enhancing community resilience to
flooding, development of reservoir safety
legislation and support for Drainage
Council for Northern Ireland; road safety
services; driver licensing, driver and
vehicle testing, transport licensing and
enforcement; issue of Commercial Bus
Service Permits; operation and
maintenance of the Strangford Ferry;
support for and grants in respect of the
Rathlin Island ferry service and works to
Ballycastle and Rathlin Harbours;
support for air and sea ports; support for
transport services including grants in
respect of rail and road passenger
services including fare concessions, fuel
duty rebate, transport for people with
disabilities, rural transport, provision and
maintenance of bus shelters, purchase of
buses and rolling stock and capital works;
sustainable transport, Active School
Travel Programme; Ultra Low Emission
Vehicle strategies; energy matters;
planning services, support for regional
planning, transport planning and
visioning; the management and disposal
of legacy sites; payments under European
Union Programmes; grants in respect of
certain inland waterways; grant-in-aid to
Waterways Ireland; payment of income
   

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
subsidies, equity injections, grants and
net lending to Northern Ireland Water
Limited; the shareholder and water,
flooding, drainage and reservoirs policy
functions; repayment of loans;
consultants’ and other fees;
administration costs; severance
payments; related services including
services to other departments; and
associated non-cash items.
   
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE    
General    
A. For use by the Department of Justice
on policy development and service
improvement; Access to Justice services;
forensic science services; crime and
public protection services; civil and
criminal justice including youth justice
services; reducing offending; probation
and after-care; state pathology;
compensation schemes; Safer
Communities including policing and
police pensions; historical investigations
and other legacy costs; implementation of
the Stormont House Agreement and
Fresh Start Agreement; search and rescue
costs; payments in relation to proceeds of
crime; security costs; expenditure arising
from the Northern Ireland Act 2009;
expenditure arising from the Justice Act
(NI) 2011; the Police Ombudsman for
Northern Ireland; the Northern Ireland
Policing Board; Access Northern Ireland;
the Northern Ireland Police Fund; Police
Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust; RUC
George Cross Foundation; Independent
Assessor of PSNI Recruitment Vetting;
prisons, the Parole Commissioners for
Northern Ireland, the Independent
Monitoring Boards and the Prisoner
833,692,000 51,439,000

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
Ombudsman; the Northern Ireland Law
Commission; the Northern Ireland Courts
and Tribunals Service including the
administration of Tribunals and other
functions managed under Service Level
Agreements; the Legal Services Agency
Northern Ireland; Criminal Justice
Inspection Northern Ireland; other grants;
administration costs; settlement of equal
pay claims, severance payments, pension
scheme payments, related services and
associated non-cash items.
   
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE    
Northern Ireland Judicial Pension
Scheme
   
A. For use by the Department of Justice
on pension scheme benefits to or in
respect of persons covered by the
Northern Ireland Judicial Pension
Scheme and associated non-cash items.
230,000 700,000
THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE    
A. For use by The Executive Office on
support for the Executive; the North-
South Ministerial Council; the British-
Irish Council; civil contingencies; the
Reinvestment and Reform Initiative;
delivery of a Programme for
Government, including strategic delivery
of NICS of the Future; promotion of
human rights, equality of opportunity and
social inclusion and the alleviation of
disadvantage including in situations of
severe stress, crisis or emergency; actions
associated with the preparation and
implementation of the Historical
Institutional Abuse Inquiry Report and
Findings; work associated with clerical
child abuse and Mother and Baby
59,528,000 15,649,000

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
Homes; the actions and commitments
contained in the Executive’s Good
Relations Strategy Together: Building a
United Community including the Racial
Equality Strategy and actions associated
with the integration of Refugees; the
European Union Programme for Peace
and Reconciliation; delivering social
change including the associated
Executive Funds; victims and survivors;
implementation of the Stormont House
Agreement and the Fresh Start
Agreement; North West Development
Fund: grant-in-aid to the Strategic
Investment Board Limited, Ilex Urban
Regeneration Company Limited, the
Maze/Long Kesh Development
Corporation, the Northern Ireland
Judicial Appointments Commission, the
Equality Commission for Northern
Ireland, the Commission for Victims and
Survivors for Northern Ireland, the
Northern Ireland Community Relations
Council, the Victims and Survivors
Service Limited; expenses of the
Attorney General for Northern Ireland
and the Commissioner for Public
Appointments for Northern Ireland;
Public appointments including the
appointment of the Commissioner for
Children and Young People for Northern
Ireland and the Commissioner for Older
People for Northern Ireland; support for
the Compact Civic Advisory Panel; the
Commission on Flags, Identity, Culture
and Tradition; administration and other
services including the European
Taskforce Working Group, supporting the
region’s interests in Europe; policy
development in respect of EU future
relations; International Relations for
devolved issues; settlement of NICS
equal pay claims; severance payments
   

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
and associated non-cash items.   
FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY    
A. For use by the Food Standards Agency
on food safety inspection and
enforcement; incident management;
consumer awareness of food safety,
choice and healthy eating options;
research; training and education;
administration; related services and
associated non-cash items.
4,672,000 4,110,000
NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY
COMMISSION
   
A. For use by the Northern Ireland
Assembly Commission on remunerating
and supporting Members of the Assembly
in discharging their duties in the
Assembly, constituencies and elsewhere;
enhancing public awareness and
involvement in the working of the
Assembly; hosting events; severance
payments; administration; related
services and associated non-cash items.
24,257,000 130,000
NORTHERN IRELAND AUDIT
OFFICE
   
A. For use by the Northern Ireland Audit
Office on audit and assurance services;
promoting economy, efficiency and
effectiveness in the use of public funds
and resources; conducting exercises to
assist in fraud prevention and detection;
severance payments; administration;
related services and associated non-cash
items.
4,737,000 2,427,000
NORTHERN IRELAND AUTHORITY
FOR UTILITY REGULATION
   

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
A. For use by the Northern Ireland
Authority for Utility Regulation on
developing and regulating the electricity,
gas, water and sewerage industries and
markets; promoting competition;
protecting consumers; administration;
related services and associated non-cash
items.
193,000 9,947,000
NORTHERN IRELAND PUBLIC
SERVICES OMBUDSMAN
   
A. For use by the Northern Ireland Public
Services Ombudsman on investigating
complaints of injustice suffered through
maladministration by government
departments, statutory agencies, public
bodies, local government and health and
social care bodies, general and
independent health care providers,
colleges, universities and boards of
governors of grant-aided schools;
investigating and adjudicating on
complaints on local government ethical
standards against councillors; severance
payments; administration; related
services and associated non-cash items.
1,503,000 51,000
PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE
FOR NORTHERN IRELAND
   
A. For use by the Public Prosecution
Service for Northern Ireland on the
prosecution of offences; legal services;
employment of independent counsel;
court costs and costs awarded; payments
and services to other departments and
public sector bodies; trainee grants;
payments under the Asset Recovery
Incentivisation Scheme; staffing;
administration costs; settlement of other
claims; other related services; severance
payments and associated non-cash items.
19,152,000 81,000

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Purpose Resources
authorised for use
(£)
Total Accruing
Resources
(£)
TOTAL 9,934,658,000 2,643,382,000