Select Committee on Treasury Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX I

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY—ILLUSTRATIVE MAIN ESTIMATE

Part 1


RfR1: Administration costs£2,455,647,000
RfR2: Welfare to Work£52,320,000
RfR3: Non Contributory Benefits £40,009,739,000
RfR4: Grants and Other Expenditure           £8,975,824,000
Total Net Resource Requirement £51,493,530,000
Net Cash Requirement£50,479,528,000

  Amounts required in the year ending 31 March 1999 for expenditure by the Department of Social Security on:

  RfR1: Administration costs:  The administrative costs of the DSS, made up of the Core Department, Executive Agencies and Independent Statutory Bodies; grants to Motability towards their administrative costs; subsidies to housing, billing, levying and local authorities and New Town local authorities towards the costs incurred in administering the housing benefit and/or council tax benefit schemes; payments in respect of anti-fraud and similar administrative measures; the payment of resettlement grants; payments made to the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority; and associated non-cash costs.

  RfR2: Welfare to Work:  Welfare to Work measures, and the administrative and additional programme costs arising from these measures; including associated non-cash costs.

  RfR3: Non Contributory Benefits:  Non-Contributory retirement pensions; Christmas bonus payments to pensioners; pensions and other payments/allowances for disablement or death arising out of war; or service in the armed forces after 2 September 1939; attendance allowances; invalid care allowance; severe disablement allowance; disability living allowance; disability working allowance; pensions, gratuities and sundry allowances for disablement and specified deaths arising from industrial causes; income support; payments of spousal and child maintenance; child benefit; one parent benefit; family credit; vaccine damage payment scheme; earnings top up pilot; jobseekers allowance (contribution based); jobseekers allowance (income based); back to work bonus; compensation payments to the National Insurance Fund in respect of statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay; regulated payments made from the Social Fund; and associated non cash costs.

  RfR4: Grants and Other Expenditure:  Rent rebate, rent allowance, council tax benefit; community charge benefit; community charge rebate and rent rebate subsidies to local authorities; payments to providers and private sector landlords of existing supported accommodation, grants to Independent Living; Motability; and the British Limbless ex-Servicemen's Association; and associated non-cash costs.


Net Total
£
Allocated in
Vote on Account
£
Balance to
Complete
£

RfR1
2,455,647,000
1,073,686,000
1,381,961,000
RfR2
52,320,000
17,440,000
34,880,000
RfR3
40,009,739,000
13,360,251,000
26,649,488,000
RfR4
8,975,824,000
2,991,941,000
5,983,883,000
Total Resource Requirement
51,493,530,000
17,443,318,000
34,050,212,000
Net Cash Requirement
50,479,528,000
16,827,190,000
33,652,338,000




 
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