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Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill


 

 

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill

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A

Bill

To

authorise the use of resources for the service of the years ending with 31st

March 2004 and 31st March 2005 and to apply certain sums out of the

Consolidated Fund to the service of the years ending with 31st March 2004

and 31st March 2005; and to appropriate the supply authorised in this Session

of Parliament for the service of the years ending with 31st March 2004 and 31st

March 2005. 

Whereas the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled have

resolved to authorise the use of resources and the issue of sums out of the

Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply which they have granted

to Her Majesty in this Session of Parliament:—

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice

and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present

Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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Use of resources for the year that ended with 31st March 2004

The use of resources for the service of the year that ended with 31st March 2004

is authorised to the amount of £69,497,995.67.

2       

Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year that ended with 31st March

2004

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The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom

and apply to the service of the year that ended with 31st March 2004 the sum

of £67,597,194.64.

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Use of resources for the year ending with 31st March 2005

The use of resources for the service of the year ending with 31st March 2005 is

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authorised to the amount of £7,067,482,000.

 
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Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending with 31st March 2005

The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom

and apply to the service of the year ending with 31st March 2005 the sum of

£6,073,788,000.

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Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services and limits on

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appropriations in aid

(1)   

All the amounts and sums authorised by this Act and the other Act mentioned

in Schedule 1 to this Act, for the service of the year that ended with 31st March

2004 and of the year ending with 31st March 2005, totalling, as is shown in the

said Schedule, £13,879,870,995.67 in amounts of resources authorised for use

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and £13,763,310,194.64 in sums authorised for issue from the Consolidated

Fund, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as

from the date of the passing of the Acts mentioned in the said Schedule 1, for

the services and purposes specified in Schedule 2 to this Act.

(2)   

Part 1 of Schedule 2 also sets out modifications of the limits set for the purposes

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of section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (c. 20) on the

resources applicable as appropriations in aid for the year that ended with 31st

March 2004.

(3)   

Part 2 of Schedule 2 also sets out, for the services and purposes specified in that

Part of that Schedule, modifications of the limits set for the purposes of section

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2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 on the resources

applicable as appropriations in aid for the year ending with 31st March 2005.

(4)   

The limits as modified by Part 1 of Schedule 2 shall be deemed to have been in

force from 22nd February 2005.

(5)   

The limits as modified by Part 2 of Schedule 2 shall be deemed to have been in

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force from 15th November 2004.

(6)   

Subsection (5), so far as it relates to—

(a)   

a reduction set out in the Table in Part 2 of Schedule 2, or

(b)   

a modification so set out which, according to a note to that Part,

comprises a reduction,

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does not affect the validity of anything to which subsection (7) applies.

(7)   

This subsection applies to anything done in accordance with a direction given

for the purposes of section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act

2000 during the year ending with 31st March 2005 if (disregarding subsection

(5)) —

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(a)   

at the time it was done the direction complied with the limit set under

a previous Appropriation Act, or

(b)   

that direction would have complied with the limit then in force if that

limit had, for the period ending with 22nd February 2005, been

increased as mentioned in the note in question.

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(8)   

The payment of amounts into the Consolidated Fund is not required (by or

under any enactment or otherwise) to the extent that permission for their

retention is given by the Treasury in anticipation of the giving of directions, by

reference to a Statement of Excesses, that will authorise the application of the

amounts as appropriations in aid for the service of the year ending with 31st

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March 2005; but—

 

 

 

 

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(a)   

a permission for the purposes of this subsection expires with the giving

by reference to a Statement of Excesses of any direction that authorises

the application of resources as appropriations in aid in relation to the

Request for Resources or Estimate to which the amounts in question are

referable; and

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(b)   

if, having given such a permission, the Treasury decide before its

expiry not to give the anticipated direction, they must withdraw the

permission on making the decision.

(9)   

The abstracts of Schedule 1 and of Schedule 2 which are annexed to this Act

shall have effect as part of this Act.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 2005.

 

 

 

 

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Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill
Abstract of Schedule 2

 

Abstract of Schedule 1

 

(Resources authorised for use and Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

subject to appropriation)

 

Resources authorised for use ................................................

£13,879,870,995.67

 
 

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund ...................................

£13,763,310,194.64

 

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Abstract of Schedule 2

 

(Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services and limits on

appropriations in aid)

 

Part

Net resources

Grants out of the

Operating

Non-operating

 
  

authorised for use

Consolidated Fund

Appropriations

Appropriations

 

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in Aid

in Aid

 
  





 
  

£

£

£

£

 
 

2003–04 and 2004–05

     
 

Part 1.  Excesses, 2003–04

69,497,995.67

67,597,194.64

37,324,362.30

0

 

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Part 2.  Supplementary, 2004–05

13,810,373,000

13,695,713,000

2,901,578,000

912,684,000

 
 






 
 

Grand Total ..............................................................

13,879,870,995.67

13,763,310,194.64

2,938,902,362.30

912,684,000

 
 

 

 

 

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill
Schedule 1 — Resources authorised for use and Grants out of the Consolidated Fund subject to appropriation

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Schedule 1

Section 5

 

Resources authorised for use and Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

subject to appropriation

   

Resources

Grants out of the

 
   

authorised for use

Consolidated Fund

 

5

   



 
   

£

£

 
 

For the service of the year ended 31st March 2004—

   
  

Under this Act

69,497,995.67

67,597,194.64

 
      

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For the service of the year ending 31st March 2005—

   
  

Under Act 2004 c. 38

6,742,891,000

7,621,925,000

 
  

Under this Act

7,067,482,000

6,073,788,000

 
      
 

Total ......................................................................................

13,879,870,995.67

13,763,310,194.64

 

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Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill
Schedule 2 — Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services and limits on appropriations in aid
Part 1 — Excesses, 2003–04

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Schedule 2

Section 5

 

Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services and limits on

appropriations in aid

Part 1

Excesses, 2003–04

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Table of—

(a)   

the resources authorised for use to make good excesses incurred in

meeting the costs of the defence and civil services which are specified

in the first column of the Table for the year that ended with 31st

March 2004;

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(b)   

the sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund to make

good those excesses; and

(c)   

modifications of the 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 make good those

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excesses.

 

Estimate/

Net Resources

Grants out of the

Operating

Non-operating

 
 

Request for Resources

authorised for use

Consolidated Fund

Appropriations

Appropriations

 
  



in Aid

in Aid

 
  





 

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£

£

£

£

 
 






 
 

TEACHERS’ PENSION SCHEME


67,597,194.64


0

 
 



 


  
 

1.  Teachers’ pensions

69,496,995.67

 

37,324,362.30

  

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HM CUSTOMS AND EXCISE


0


0

 
 



 


  
 

1.  Administering the indirect tax and customs

1,000.00

 

0

  
 

control systems fairly and efficiently, and enabling

     

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individuals and businesses to understand and comply

     
 

with their obligations [1]

     
 


     
 

Administrative costs of taxation; the operation of

     
 

customs revenue controls; the provision of trade

     

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information and other customs and excise related

     
 

services; the regulation of activities of the money

     
 

laundering regulatory regime; payments in respect of

     
 

Shipbuilders’ Relief and the Customs and Excise

     
 

National Museum; the provision of resources to police

     

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authorities to facilitate the independent investigation

     
 

of complaints and allegations against departmental

     
 

staff; and on associated non-cash items.

     
 






 
 

Total, Excesses, 200304. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69,497,995.67

67,597,194.64

37,324,362.30

0

 

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Note

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Revised ambit. Parliamentary authority is required to cover expenditure

within previously voted resource limits but outside the coverage of the

original ambit. The revised ambit includes the additional wording “the

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provision of resources to police authorities to facilitate the independent

investigation of complaints and allegations against departmental staff”.

 

 

 

 

Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill
Schedule 2 — Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services and limits on appropriations in aid
Part 2 — Supplementary, 2004–05

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Part 2

Supplementary, 2004–05

           

Table of—

(a)   

the supplementary resources authorised for use to meet the costs of

the services and purposes which are specified in the first column of

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the Table for the year ending with 31st March 2005;

(b)   

the supplementary sums authorised for issue out of the

Consolidated Fund to meet those costs;

(c)   

supplementary reductions of the resources or sums previously

authorised for such use or issue; and

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(d)   

modifications of the 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/

Net Resources

Grants out of the

Operating

Non-operating

 
 

Request for Resources

authorised for use

Consolidated Fund

Appropriations

Appropriations

 

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in Aid

in Aid

 
  





 
  

£

£

£

£

 
 




 


 
 

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS

 

1,341,957,000

 

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1.  To help build a competitive economy and

1,124,757,000

 

-58,390,000*

  
 

inclusive society by: creating opportunities for

[2]

    
 

everyone to develop their learning; releasing

     
 

potential in people to make the most of themselves;

     

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and achieving excellence in standards of education

     
 

and levels of skills

     
 


     
 

Loans to voluntary aided schools; provision relating

     
 

to former grant-maintained schools; the Assisted

     

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Places Scheme; music and dance schools; support for

     
 

the Academy of Gifted and Talented Youth; City

     
 

Technology Colleges; support for Academies; the

     
 

school curriculum and its assessment; education

     
 

action zones; modernising the teaching profession and

     

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other educational services and initiatives; initiatives to

     
 

write-off student loans to teachers in England and

     
 

Wales; class size reductions; school and local

     
 

education authority intervention; specialist schools;

     
 

excellence in cities and other specific grants to local

     

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authorities including those through the Standards

     
 

Fund; grants in aid to the National College for School

     
 

Leadership, the Teacher Training Agency, the British

     
 

Educational Communications and Technology

     
 

Agency, and the Qualifications and Curriculum

     

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Authority and the Partnerships for Schools; support

     
 

for the Centre for Information Learning Technology;

     
 

capital grants to schools including those through the

     
 

Standards Fund; the youth service; careers guidance

     
 

and services including through the Connexions

     

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Service including working capital grants and loans for

     
 

capital purchases; higher, further and other education

     
 

provision and initiatives, including the Higher

     
 

Education Innovation Fund, the Science and Research

     
 

Investment Fund and Higher Education Business

     

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Fellows; capital grants to music, dance and other

     
 

schools; payments for education in prisons and other

     
 

custodial institutions; student grants; the payment of

     
 

access funds and education maintenance allowances;

     
 

the provision of training and assessment programmes

     

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for young people and adults; initiatives to improve

     
 

education, training and qualifications arrangements

     
 

and access to these; the promotion of enterprise;

     
 

teacher training initiatives; payments to the

     
 

Department for Work and Pensions to support the UK

     

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subscription to the International Labour Organisation

     
 

and other international educational programmes;

     
 

 

 
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