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Subject to parliamentary approval of the necessary Supplementary Estimate, the Government Equalities Office Departmental Expenditure Limit will increase
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|Change (£,000)||New DEL (£,000)|
2 Depreciation, which forms part of resource Departmental Expenditure Limit, is excluded from the total Departmental Expenditure Limit since the capital Departmental Expenditure Limit includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.
The change in the Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit arises from an increase in relation to the recording of International Financial Reporting Standards for accrued employee benefits. The increase arises from the change in staff numbers between 2008-9 and 2009-10 and planned increased amounts of annual leave carried over by staff into 2010-11.
There has been an increase in appropriation in aid for operating activities and this is offset by increased expenditure. This reflects the activities of the Women's National Commission which has been making its services available to other government departments and agencies in line with the review of the Women's National Commission.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton): My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Health (Andy Burnham) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
Since 2005 the department, the National Health Service and other key stakeholders have been working together to identify the best ways to improve care and
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We estimate that over 3 million people in England live with this condition. One person dies in England of COPD every 20 minutes-a loss of about 25,000 lives every year. COPD is also the second most common cause of emergency admission and the fifth largest cause for readmission to hospital. It is also one of the most costly, in terms of acute hospital care.
It has therefore become clear that we need to change our approach to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of the condition As we have developed the strategy we have had extensive engagement with people with COPD and their carers
The strategy offers a real opportunity to make a difference to people with COPD and their carers. Successful implementation will require ongoing commitment and ambition and the engagement and involvement of all stakeholders.
The strategy does not define how each aspect of care should be delivered. We think services need to be sensitively planned and appropriately delivered in response to the needs of each local community. However, the strategy is designed to support local service plans within the NHS, and to complement other related national and local initiatives. This will include the clinical guidelines developed by NICE and other broader health promotion initiatives such as the national tobacco control programme. With better-coordinated and integrated services, we can provide care that better meets the complex needs of people with COPD and meets their expectations.
Because of the magnitude of the burden of asthma, we have given separate attention to that condition within this strategy, highlighting where there are synergies in the approach to the care of these conditions and where there are differences. It also highlights some aspects of good asthma services.
The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners): My right honourable friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury (Stephen Timms) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
Subject to parliamentary approval of the Supplementary Estimate, the HM Revenue & Customs total DEL will be increased by £68,529,000 from £4,063,850,000 to £4,132,379,000. Within the total DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are as set out in the following table.
|Change (£,000)||New DEL (£,000)|
Subject to parliamentary approval of the Spring Supplementary Estimate, HM Treasury's Resource DEL will be increased by £9,401,000 from £230,747,000 to £240,148,000. The Administration Budget will be increased by £6,431,000 from £180,145,000 to £186,576,000. The
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*** Depreciation, which forms part of Resource DEL, is excluded from the total DEL since Capital DEL includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.
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