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SCHEDULE (B).- Part 5
Class III
      Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges for the Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 2001, viz:-
Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants
Appropriations in Aid
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payments to the Housing Corporation; Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; grants towards and advice on the renewal of private sector housing; the Estates Renewal Challenge Fund; homelessness, including the Rough Sleepers Unit; housing management; rent and leasehold services; support for the UK construction industry; planning and minerals research and other planning programmes; payments to the Ordnance Survey (Trading Fund); the London Development Agency; Regional Development Agencies; the New Deal for Communities and other help for deprived neighbourhoods; Single Regeneration Budget; Urban Regeneration Agency (English Partnerships); Housing Action Trusts; Estate Action; Groundwork; coalfields regeneration; European Union agency payments, including those for ports and railways in Wales; European Regional Development Fund projects not funded by or in advance of receipts; Countryside Agency; Nature Conservancy Council for England; National Parks Grant; bulk pension transfers; and sundry other grants-in-aid, grants and payments in support of housing, construction, regeneration, regional policy and countryside and wildlife initiatives, including related research, publicity and publications (including a supplementary sum of £14,198,000).......
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on support to nationalised transport industries; grants to Railtrack, British Rail, London Transport, Docklands Light Railway; Greater London Authority transport grant; transport grants to local authorities; rebates of Fuel Duty to bus operators; vehicle and traffic enforcement; services for roads and local transport; priority routes in London; Government Office programme expenditure; speed and red light camera enforcement; payments in respect of expenditure relating to the Channel Tunnel Rail Link; the Commission for Integrated Transport; railway industry and National Freight Company pensions funds; National Freight Company travel concessions; ports and shipping services; Royal Travel; civil and international aviation services; transport security; freight grants, expenditure associated with the non rail privatisation programme and support for other minor transport services; related European Structural Funds; research, development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion, awareness and publications; special payments; and associated non-cash items.......
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the environment, including support for measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency, security and environmental practice; support to the environmental protection industry; environmental technology; environmental (including energy efficiency) publicity, promotion and awareness, including support for measures to promote sustainable development; grants and other financial support to voluntary bodies; support for Environmental Campaigns Ltd; support for measures to stimulate sustainable consumption of goods and services; support for the National Environmental Technology Centre; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; the Wash Estuary Trial Bank; support for the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; support for measures which improve local environmental quality; pollution emergency response services; radon measurement and support of remedial works campaigns; research, long term monitoring and surveys; grant in aid to the Environment Agency and British Waterways Board; compensation for sufferers, or their dependants, of certain dust related diseases and related publicity for the scheme; water supply and sewerage services including national security.......
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payment of revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Administration in England; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; grant in aid to the Local Government Commission and costs of mapping revised administrative and electoral boundaries following the Commission's reviews; grant in aid to the Standards Board for England; payments to the Audit Commission for work in connection with Best Value inspection; payments in connection with Government intervention in local authorities; costs of preparing for the Greater London Authority and associated bodies, and payments in connection with the Mayoral and Assembly elections; payments of SSA reduction grants and central support protection grant; payments of general GLA grant; payments by the Secretary of State acting under transitional provisions under the Greater London Authority Act 1999; payments in respect of the capital element of contracts let under the Private Finance Initiative; emergency financial assistance to local authorities; special grants under Section 88B of the Local Government Finance Act 1988; repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 1999- 2000 and previous years; local government research and publicity; and special payments in connection with local government programmes. (Revised).......
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on administration, including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc; Government Offices for the Regions administration; grant in aid to the Health and Safety Commission; the residual functions of PSA Services; and on the sale of the PSA Services businesses......
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency, The Rent Service Executive Agency and the Vehicle Certification Agency; grants to the Vehicle Inspectorate; loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate, the Driving Standards Agency and the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Executive Agency trading funds; and the capital charge for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.......
7. For expenditure by the Highways Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the management, maintenance and improvement of the trunk road network and motorway system in England, including the acquisition of land, publicity, scheme design and preparation, archaeological survey and rescue work, compensation; administration costs of the Highways Agency; export opportunities; and research and development in support of the Highways Agency operations.......
8. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in connection with driver and vehicle licensing, the collection of revenue, compensation and payments towards the pension of Local Authority staff employed on driver and vehicle licensing before the setting up of DVLC, and the development and operation of other systems associated with registration and licensing, the provision of anonymised data and the provision of miscellaneous services. (including a supplementary sum of £21,514,000)......
9. For expenditure by the Office of the Rail Regulator on administration and associated capital and other expenditure and on costs of the Rail Users Consultative Committees......
10. For expenditure by the Office of Water Services on administrative and operational costs and the provision of customer representation........
11. For expenditure by the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising on franchising of passenger rail services; the provision of, and support for, passenger rail services; the formation and financing of companies formed to facilitate the Franchising Director's functions; and administration and miscellaneous services.......
Total, Class III.......£
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