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The movement in the Administration Cost Limit arises from a funding exchange between the Government Equalities Office and Department for Work and Pensions, in which the Government Equalities Office has exchanged programme funding for administration funding, to ease the funding pressures arising from the creation of the Government Equalities Office as a stand alone Department.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform & Cabinet Office (Baroness Vadera): My honourable friend the Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (Kevin Brennan) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
Subject to parliamentary approval of any necessary supplementary estimate, the Charity Commission total DEL will be increased by £1,850,000 from £30,852,000 to £32,702,000. Within the total DEL change, the impact on resources and capital is as set out in the following table:
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The change in the resource element of the DEL and in the administration budget arises from the takeup of the remaining £400,000 from the Modernisation Fund (out of a total £3 million agreed in the CSR 07 settlement) and the utilisation of £1,050,000 of the Commission's Resource EYF.
All of these funds will be used to pay for the costs of making ready the Commission's new accommodation at Fox Court in London. The Commission is due to leave its current London accommodation in June 2009.
Subject to parliamentary approval of any necessary Supplementary Estimate, National Savings and Investments DEL will be increased by£18,900,000 to £183,547,000. Within DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are set out in the following table:
The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath): My honourable friend the Minister for the Natural and
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Subject to parliamentary approval of any necessary supplementary estimate, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DEL will be reduced by £656,314,000 from £3,746,278,000 to £3,089,964,000 and the Administration Budget will be reduced by
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The change in the resource element of the DEL arises from (i) a transfer of £45,846,000 administration spend from the Climate Change Group located in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC); (ii) a transfer of £34,000 administration spend to Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) for skills strategy; (iii) a transfer of £152,512,000 programme spend from the Climate Change Group located in Defra to DECC (iv) a transfer of £34,000,000 Non-voted Departmental Unallocated Provision (DUP) to the DECC; (v) take up of End Year Flexibility for Investing in Communities Invest to Save Budget (ISB) of £56,000.
The change in the capital element of the DEL arises from (i) a transfer of £402,030,000 from the Climate Change Group located in Defra to DECC; (ii) a transfer of £16,000,000 Non-voted Departmental Unallocated Provision (DUP) to DECC.
The change in the depreciation budget is due to (i) £3,102,000 transferring to DECC for the machinery of government transfer; (ii) a transfer of £12,050,000 non cash costs from Natural England to Defra across non-cash categories; (iii) re-profiling of Forestry Commissions (FC) Budget of £3,000,000 across non-cash categories.
Subject to parliamentary approval of any necessary supplementary estimate, the Department for Transport departmental expenditure limit (DEL) for 2008-09 will be decreased by £11,270,000 from £13,239,009,000 to £13,227,739,000 and the administration budget will be increased by £11,200,000 from £281,926,000 to £293,126,000.
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