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Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit

The change in the resource element of the Departmental Expenditure Limit arises from:

Request for Resources 1

i. An increase in Appropriations in Aid of £9,000 not offset by an increase in expenditure.

Request for Resources 2

ii. A reserve claim of £108,050,000 from the dual-key funding package announced in the 2008 Pre Budget Report.

iii. A reserve claim of £86,000,000 (£12,000,000 Administration and £74,000,000 Other Current) from the 'six month offer' funding package made available to the department following the Employment Summit in January 2009.

iv. A reserve claim of £6,000,000 (£1,000,000 Administration and £5,000,000 Other Current) to support expenditure on the Pathways under 25.

v. Budget transfers of £196,000 to the Scottish Government, £395,000 to the Welsh Assembly and £431,000 to the Department for Children, Schools and Families to assist with Jobcentre support in schools for unemployed parents.



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vi. A budget transfer of £6,381,000 to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in relation to Backing Young Britain. This increases the number of internships that are available to non-graduates.

vii. A budget transfer of £12,500,000 to the Department for Children, Schools and Families in relation to the white paper "Building Britain's Recovery: Achieving Full Employment". This increases the number of apprenticeships that are available for 16 and 17 year olds.

viii. Budget transfers to the Department for Children, Schools and Families of £1,500,000 (Other Current) for the Co-ordinated Support for Separating Parents Child Poverty Pilot and £110,000 (Administration) for the Child Poverty Support Unit.

ix. A budget transfer of £262,000 to the Department for Children Schools and Families in relation to Joint Birth Registration work.

Request for Resources 3

x. A reserve claim of £25,000,000 from the department's Modernisation Fund.

Request for Resources 5

xi. A reserve claim of £115,000,000 from the department's Modernisation Fund.

Movements between Voted and Non-Voted Budgets

xii. An increase in voted funding of £29,184,000 offset by a decrease in non-voted funding of £29,184,000 as a result of using the Departmental Unallocated Provision to support expenditure by the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission.

xiii. An increase in voted funding of £100,000,000 offset by a decrease in non-voted funding of £100,000,000 as a result of accessing funds held in the Departmental Unallocated Provision which were provided in the 2008 Pre Budget Report package.

xiv. An increase in voted funding of £571,000,000 (£456,551,000 Administration and £114,449,000 Other Current) offset by a decrease in non-voted funding of £571,000,000 (Administration) as a result of accessing funds held in the Departmental Unallocated Provision which were announced in the 2009 Budget.

xv. An increase in voted funding of £21,000,000 offset by a decrease in non-voted funding of £21,000,000 as a result of accessing funds held in the Departmental Unallocated Provision which relate to the Welfare Reform White Paper.

xvi. An increase in voted funding of £1,305,000 offset by a decrease in non-voted funding of £1,305,000 relating to decreased utilisation of the Financial Assistance Scheme provision.

xvii. A decrease in non-voted funding of £1,143,000 offset by an increase in voted funding of £1,143,000 relating to decreased expenditure by Working Ventures (UK) Limited.

xviii. An increase in non-voted funding of £3,988,000 offset by a decrease in voted funding of £3,988,000 relating to increased expenditure by the Independent Living Fund.



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xix. A decrease in non-voted funding of £30,000 offset by an increase in voted funding of £30,000 relating to decreased expenditure by The Pensions Advisory Service.

xx. An increase in non-voted funding of £51,000 offset by a decrease in voted funding of £51,000 relating to increased expenditure by The Pensions Ombudsman.

xxi. A decrease in non-voted funding of £3,208,000 offset by an increase in voted funding of £3,208,000 relating to decreased expenditure by the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority.

xxii. A decrease in non-voted funding of £356,000 offset by an increase in voted funding of £356,000 relating to decreased expenditure by the Pensions Regulator.

Capital Departmental Expenditure Limit

The net nil movement in the capital element of the Departmental Expenditure Limit arises from:

Movements between Voted and Non-Voted Budgets

xxiii. An increase in non-voted capital funding of £517,000 offset by a decrease in voted capital funding of £517,000 relating to increased expenditure by the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority.

xxiv. A decrease in non-voted capital funding of £96,000 offset by an increase in voted capital funding of £96,000 relating to decreased expenditure by The Pensions Regulator.

Administration Costs

The movement in the Administration Cost limit arises from the changes to the Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit as noted in items i, iii, viii, iv, ix, x, xi and xiv above.

Department of Energy and Climate Change: DEL

Statement

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath): My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (Ed Miliband) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

Subject to parliamentary approval of any necessary Supplementary Estimate, the Department of Energy and Climate Change Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) will decrease by £2,283,000 from £3,102,677,000 to £3,100,394,000 and the Administration Budget will be increased by £9,047,000 from £93,512,000 to £102,559,000.

Within the DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are as set out in the following table.



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Change (£,000)New DEL (£,000)
VotedNon-VotedVotedNon-VotedTotal

Resource DEL

-31,215

145,592

-735,996

1,955,536

1,219,540

of which:

Administration Budget †

9,047

-

102,559

-

102,559

Near Cash in Resource DEL †

-31,215

145,592

-759,528

2,000,030

1,240,502

Capital DEL ††

10,864

-127,524

693,065

1,194,880

1,887,945

Less Depreciation †††

-

-

-2,987

-4,104

-7,091

Total DEL

-20,351

18,068

-45,918

3,146,312

3,100,394

† The total of "Administration Budget" and "Near Cash in Resource DEL" figures may well be greater than total Resource DEL, due to the definitions overlapping.

†† Capital DEL includes items treated as resource in Estimates and accounts but which are treated as Capital DEL in budgets.

††† Depreciation, which forms part of Resource DEL, is excluded from the total DEL in the table above, since Capital DEL includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.

Resource DEL

The increase in the Resource element of the DEL of £114,377,000 arises from a decrease in the voted element of Resource DEL of £31,215,000 and an increase of £145,592,000 in the non-voted element of Resource DEL.

Voted Resource DEL

The £31,215,000 decrease in the voted element of Resource DEL arises from:

the take up of Departmental Unallocated Provision of £22,800,000;a transfer of £343,000 from the Cabinet Office for Parliamentary Counsel Office costs;an increase to DEL of £211,000 following the adoption of International Accounting Standard (IAS) 19 for accrued employee benefits;an increase of £40,748,000 in Nuclear Decommissioning Authority operating appropriations-in-aid;a transfer to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of £12,500,000 for cost pressures on Common Agricultural Policy disallowance;an increase of £821,000 in operating appropriations-in-aid for the Committee on Climate Change; anda transfer to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of £500,000 for the National Skills Academy for Power.

Non-voted Resource DEL

The £14.5,592,000 increase in non-voted Resource DEL arises from:

a transfer from Capital to Resource DEL for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority of £126,823,000;an increase of £40,748,000 in Nuclear Decommissioning Authority DEL offsetting the increase in appropriations-in-aid;

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an increase of £821,000 in Committee on Climate Change DEL offsetting the increase in appropriations-in-aid; andthe take up in voted Resource DEL of Departmental Unallocated Provision of £22, 800, 000.

Capital DEL

The decrease in the Capital element of the DEL of £116,660,000 arises from an increase in the voted element of Capital DEL of £10,864,000 and a decrease of £127,524,000 in the non-voted element of Capital DEL.

Voted Capital DEL

The £10,864,000 increase in the voted element of Capital DEL arises from:

an increase from central funds of £50,000,000 for the 2020 European Fund for Energy, Climate Change and Infrastructure ('Marguerite'); an increase of £39,401,000 in Nuclear Decommissioning Authority non-operating appropriations-in-aid formerly scored as Consolidated Fund Extra Receipts; anda transfer from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of £265,000 for the Anaerobic Digestion Demonstration Programme.

Non-voted Capital DEL

The £127,524,000 decrease in the non-voted element of Capital DEL arises from:

a transfer from Capital to Resource DEL for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority of £126,823,000;an increase of £40,102,000 in Consolidated Fund Extra Receipts for the repayment of Offshore Wind Capital Grants; anda decrease of £39,401,000 in Consolidated Fund Extra Receipts for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, now scored as non-operating appropriations-in-aid.

Administration budget

The increase of £9,047,000 in the Administration Budget arises from:

a transfer from Programme DEL of £7,500,000 for DECC transition costs;a transfer from Programme DEL of £1,000,000 for consumer levies administration costs;a transfer of £343,000 from the Cabinet Office for Parliamentary Counsel Office costs; andan increase to Administration DEL of £204,000 following the adoption of IAS19 for accrued employee benefits.

Department of Health and Food Standards Agency: DEL

Statement

Baroness Thornton: My right honourable friend the Minister of State for the Department of Health (Mike O'Brien) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

Subject to the necessary Supplementary Estimates, the Department of Health's element of the Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) will increase by £214,306,000

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from £105,349,954,000 to £105,564,260,000 the Administration Cost Limit increases by £4,426,000 from £213,765,000 to £218,191,000. The Food Standards Agency DEL decreases by £1,500,000 from £134,987,000 to £133,487,000. The overall DEL including the Food Standards Agency will increase by £212,806,000 from £105,484,941,000 to £105,697,747,000. The impact on resource and capital are set out in the following table.

Change (£m)New DEL (£m)
VotedNon-votedVotedNon-votedTotal

Department of Health

Resource DEL, of which

377.033

-37.925

101,795.986

-1,507.778

100,288.208

Administration Budget *

4.426

-

218.191

-

218.191

Near-cash in Resource DEL

256.448

-28.276

96,935.132

-208.409

96,726.723

Capital DEL

11.646

-136.448

2,650.151

2,625.901

5,276.052

Total Department of Health DEL

388.679

-174.373

104,446.137

1,118.123

105,564.260

Depreciation **

30.042

-109.422

-902.961

-177.166

-1,080.127

Total Department of Health spending (after adjustment)

418.721

-283.795

103,543.176

940.957

104,484.133

Food Standards Agency

Resource DEL, of which

2.000

-3.500

136.371

-3.500

132.871

Administration Budget *

2.000

51.894

51.894

Near-cash in Resource DEL

137.214

137.214

Capital DEL

0.616

0.616

Total Food Standards Agency DEL

2.000

136.987

-3.500

133.487

Depreciation **

-1.908

-1.908

Total Food Standards Agency spending (after adjustment)

2.000

-3.500

135.079

-3.500

131.579

* The total of "administration budget" and "Near cash in Resource DEL" figures may well be greater that the total resource DEL, due to definitions overlapping.

**Depreciation, which forms part of resource DEL, is excluded from the total DEL since the capital DEL includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.


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