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Appropriation Act 1996 (c. 45)

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Appropriation Act 1996

1996 CHAPTER 45

Contents

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  1. Grant out of the Consolidated Fund

    1. 1. Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31st March 1997

  2. Appropriation of Grants

    1. 2. Appropriation of sums voted for supply services

    2. 3. Repeals

    3. 4. Short title

  3. SCHEDULE (A)

  4. SCHEDULE (B)--

    Appropriation of Grants

  5. SCHEDULE (A)

    Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

  6. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 1

    Civil (Excesses), 1994–95

  7. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 2

    Supplementary, 1995–96

  8. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 3

    Class I

  9. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 4

    Class II

  10. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 5

    Class III

  11. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 6

    Class IV

  12. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 7

    Class V

  13. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 8

    Class VI

  14. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 9

    Class VII

  15. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 10

    Class VIII 1996–97

  16. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 11

    Class IX

  17. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 12

    Class X 1996–97

  18. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 13

    Class XI

  19. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 14

    Class XII

  20. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 15

    Class XIII

  21. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 16

    Class XIV

  22. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 17

    Class XV

  23. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 18

    Class XVI

  24. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 19

    Class XVII

  25. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 20

    Class XVIII

  26. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 21

    Class XVIII, A

  27. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 22

    Class XVIII, B

  28. SCHEDULE (C)

    Enactments Repealed

An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on 31st March 1997; to appropriate the supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and to repeal certain Consolidated Fund and Appropriation Acts.

[24th July 1996]

Most Gracious Sovereign,

WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled, towards making good the supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the sums hereinafter mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it 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:--



Grant out of the Consolidated Fund

1 Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31st March 1997

The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom and apply towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the year ending on 31st March 1997 the sum of £116,478,061,000.



Appropriation of Grants

2 Appropriation of sums voted for supply services

All sums granted by this Act and the other Acts mentioned in Schedule (A) annexed to this Act out of the said Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty amounting, as appears by the said schedule, in the aggregate, to the sum of £217,381,144,792.82 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 (A), for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule (B) annexed hereto.

The abstract of schedules and schedules annexed hereto, with the notes (if any) to such schedules, shall be deemed to be part of this Act in the same manner as if they had been contained in the body thereof.

In addition to the said sums granted out of the Consolidated Fund, there may be applied out of any money directed, under section 2 of the [1891 c. 24.] Public Accounts and Charges Act 1891, to be applied as appropriations in aid of the grants for the services and purposes specified in Schedule (B) annexed hereto the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said schedule.

3 Repeals

The enactments mentioned in Schedule (C) annexed to this Act are hereby repealed.

4 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 1996.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES (A) and (B) to which this Act refers

Section 2.

SCHEDULE (A)

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund£217,381,144,792.82


Section 2.

SCHEDULE (B)-- Appropriation of Grants

Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1994-95 and 1995-96
Part 1. Civil (Excesses), 1994-95148,670,792.8213,805,977.16
Part 2. Supplementary, 1995-965,361,285,000334,546,000
1996–97
Part 3. Class I22,514,478,0002,632,841,000
Part 4. Class II2,873,263,000144,451,000
Part 5. Class III1,581,368,0003,524,753,000
Part 6. Class IV3,243,902,0001,192,453,000
Part 7. Class V5,801,463,000196,522,000
Part 8. Class VI39,815,909,000154,086,000
Part 9. Class VII6,413,253,000143,419,000
Part 10. Class VIII2,649,475,000353,566,000
Part 11. Class IX15,280,243,0003,554,961,000
Part 12. Class X2,881,260,00039,495,000
Part 13. Class XI31,208,332,0008,036,542,000
Part 14. Class XII48,694,675,0001,798,684,000
Part 15. Class XIII13,379,431,0001,112,449,000
Part 16. Class XIV6,140,774,000358,616,000
Part 17. Class XV3,262,858,0008,570,000
Part 18. Class XVI3,125,871,0001,025,791,000
Part 19. Class XVII1,882,247,0001,463,638,000
Part 20. Class XVIII925,222,00012,486,000
Part 21. Class XVIII,A159,965,0001,737,000
Part 22. Class XVIII,B37,200,0006,800,000
Total£211,871,189,000£25,761,860,000
Grand Total£217,381,144,792.82£26,110,211,977.16


SCHEDULE (A) Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

£
For the service of the year ended 31st March 1995--
Under Act 1996 c. 4148,670,792.82
For the service of the year ended 31st March 1996--
Under Act 1995 c. 541,915,196,000.00
Under Act 1996 c. 43,446,089,000.00
For the service of the year ending on 31st March 1997--
Under Act 1995 c. 5495,393,128,000.00
Under this Act116,478,061,000.00
Total217,381,144,792.82


Civil (Excesses), 1994–95

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 1 Civil (Excesses), 1994–95

Sums granted, and sums which may be applied as appropriations in addition thereto, to make good excesses on certain grants for civil services, for the year ended 31st March 1995, viz:--

Supply Grants £Surplus receipts available to be applied as Appropriations in Aid £
Class VIII
2 Prisons, England and Wales1,000001,563,521.76
Class XI8 Office of the National Lottery1,00000--
Class XII
4 Family Health Services (part), England17,620,461.193,622,862.99
Class XIII
1 Central Government administered social security benefits and other payments131,048,331.638,619,592.41
Total, Civil (Excesses), 1994-95148,670,792.8213,805,977.16


Supplementary, 1995–96

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 2 Supplementary, 1995–96

Schedule of Supplementary Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges for the Services herein particularly mentioned, for the year ended 31st March 1996, viz.:--

Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
Class I
1. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on personnel costs, etc. of the armed forces and their reserves and cadet forces, etc, personnel costs, etc of Defence Ministers and of certain civilian staff employed by the Ministry of Defence, movements, certain stores, supplies and services, certain spares and maintenance, plant and machinery, charter of ships, certain research, lands and buildings, works services, certain contingent liabilities, sundry grants, other payments, including those abroad, some works costs for visiting forces, assistance to the former Soviet Union in the resettlement of military personnel, and VE/VJ day commemoration.379,050,000*−262,400,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on logistics services for the armed forces and the related personnel costs; for spares, repair, maintenance, stores and supply services; for associated capital facilities and works, contractors' redundancy costs; for some works costs for visiting forces and sundry services, subscriptions and grants; and VE/VJ day commemoration.1,00030,728,000
3. For expenditure by the Procurement Executive of the Ministry of Defence in operating its Headquarters and Establishments and for its other common services; for research etc by contract; for development by contract, production and purchases for sale abroad of sea systems, land systems, air systems and associated equipment; for certain contingent liabilities; for sundry other Procurement Executive services, including those on repayment terms to non-exchequer customers; and interest support for certain defence export sales.1,000--
4. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on retired pay, pensions, and other payments, etc.1,0001,780,000
Class II
1. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on its salaries, building and other accommodation services, and administration, and those of HM Diplomatic Service, official information services, sundry services and loans and payments in connection with catering services.4,379,00011,350,000
2. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on grants and subscriptions, etc to certain international organisations, contributions in respect of international peace-keeping, special payments and assistance, scholarships, military aid and sundry other grants and services.256,810,00025,799,000
3. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for external radio broadcasting and monitoring services, and for contractual services in connection with FCO relay stations.3,015,000--
4. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on a grant in aid of the British Council.4,245,000--
5. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Overseas Development Administration under the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980 on the United Kingdom's overseas aid; including financial and technical assistance to governments, institutions, voluntary agencies and individuals; capital and other subscriptions and contributions, including payments under guarantee, to multilateral development banks and other international and regional bodies; emergency, refugee and other relief assistance; pensions and allowances in respect of overseas service, including contributions to pension funds (including payments under the Overseas Pensions Act 1973 and grants in lieu of pensions); and on global environment assistance; loans to the Commonwealth Development Corporation under the Commonwealth Development Corporation Acts 1978–1995; expenditure on the Turkey Ankara Metro and the Botswana Flight Information Region mixed credit Aid and Trade Provision projects; costs in connection with privatising the Crown Agents and the Natural Resources Institute; and running costs, related capital expenditure and other administrative costs, including for the Natural Resources Institute (an executive agency); and payments (under the authority of the European Communities Act 1972) to certain beneficiaries of the Gibraltar Social Insurance Fund.15,309,000--
Class III
1. For expenditure by the Intervention Board (Executive Agency) in giving effect in the United Kingdom to the agricultural support provisions of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Community and for other services.85,557,000*−74,694,000
3. For cash limited and demand led operational expenditure by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to: promote food safety, take action against diseases with implications for human health, safeguard essential supplies in an emergency, and promote action to alleviate flooding and coastal erosion; to encourage action to reduce water and other pollution and by other measures to safeguard the aquatic environment including its fauna and flora, to improve the attractiveness and bio-diversity of the rural environment and protect the rural economy; implement MAFF's CAP obligations efficiently and seek a more economically rational CAP while avoiding discrimination against UK businesses (including expenditure on existing CAP measures and schemes), to create the conditions in which efficient and sustainable agriculture, fishing and food industries can flourish, take action against animal and plant diseases and pests, encourage high animal welfare standards; provide specialist support services and allocate resources where they are most needed; provide for some inter-agency payments and undertake research and development.1,000*−5,153,000
4. For expenditure by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on departmental research, advisory services and administration, executive agencies, and certain other services.11,960,000*−11,710,000
Class IV
1. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on and related to: support for business, research and development; consumer protection and the regulation of trade; improvement of industrial relations, industrial tribunals, payment towards expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics, Trade Union ballots and the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (including expenditure by the former Department of Employment); regional and selective assistance; the aerospace and shipbuilding industries; exchange risk and other losses; international subscriptions including those arising from commitments under the International Rubber Agreement; energy-related programmes including research and development and security of oil and gas supplies; assistance to redundant steel workers; departmental administration including expenditure by the former Department of Employment and the former Office of the Minister for Public Service and Science; and incorporating a payment to the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service (Class XVIII, Vote 1); a share in the running costs of the Government Offices for the Regions; central and miscellaneous services; the operational costs of departmental executive agencies; privatisation and contractorisation expenses; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; provision of land and buildings; loans; grants and other payments.54,173,000100,351,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry in connection with the privatisation of the coal industry.1,000--
4. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry for assistance to the coal industry, including expenditure on: grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation; grants to operators of licensed mines; grant in aid to the Coal Authority; payments to redundant workers and other liabilities in respect of former employees of the British Coal Corporation and their dependants; and on the costs of the subsidence and other external advisers and statutory arbitration arrangements.123,940,000*−62,996,000
6. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in connection with interest support to banks and other lenders of export finance, cover under the tender to contract/forward exchange supplement scheme, grants towards financing of exports to match foreign competition, residual commitments under discontinued guarantees offered to banks and external trade agencies, and cost escalation.19,098,000*−47,467,000
8. For expenditure by the Office of Fair Trading on administrative and operational costs.745,000--
9. For expenditure by the Office of Telecommunications on administrative and operational costs.303,000--
10. For expenditure by the Office of Gas Supply on administrative costs.1,189,0002,462,000
Class V
1. For expenditure by the Department of Employment and the Department for Education and Employment, including expenditure via Training and Enterprise Councils and amounts retained by them as surpluses and spent by them on training and other initiatives within Training and Enterprise Councils' articles and memoranda of association, including the provision of training and assessment programmes for young people and adults and initiatives, programmes within education and careers guidance and services; on the promotion of enterprise and the encouragement of self-employment; payments for training and employment projects, including those assisted by the EC; on help for unemployed people; the promotion of equal opportunities and coordination of certain issues of particular importance to women; on the costs of maintaining and disposing of the remaining assets of the former Skills Training Agency; transfer expenses for surplus staff taking up posts in other Departments; administration, central and miscellaneous services including assistance on employment issues to Eastern Europe in cooperation with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; on research, publicity and on costs associated with marking the 50th anniversary of VE Day; and for payments to the Department of Trade and Industry (Class IV, Vote 1), the Department of the Environment (Class VII, Votes 3 and 5) and the Central Statistical Office (Class XVII, Vote 12).10,333,000*−10,730,000
2. For expenditure by the Employment Service of the Department for Education and Employment on help to people seeking work, particularly those who are unemployed; on support for people with disabilities, including a grant in aid to Remploy Ltd; on allowances to participants on Community Action and Jobmatch pilots run by the Employment Service; on the payment of temporary subsidies to employers taking part in Workstart pilots; on assistance to Eastern Europe on labour market issues, in cooperation with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other agencies; on delivering programme development fund initiatives in England on behalf of the Department of the Environment; on European Employment Services on behalf of the European Commission; and on research, publicity and administration.2,000--
3. For expenditure by the Department of Employment and the Department of the Environment on grant in aid to the Health and Safety Commission, and for a payment to the Department of Trade and Industry (Class IV, Vote 1).1,000--
Class VI
1. For expenditure by the Highways Agency of the Department of Transport on the construction, improvement and maintenance of motorways and trunk roads, including the acquisition of land, scheme design and preparation, archaeological survey and rescue work, compensation, the purchase of maintenance vehicles and equipment, administration costs of the Highways Agency and research and development in support of Highways Agency operations.12,295,0009,265,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on central administration and miscellaneous services; shipping services; civil aviation services; grants for freight and travel concessions; and certain other transport services, including research and development; civil defence; transport security; residual expenses associated with the privatisation of transport industries and expenses associated with the sale of the Trust Ports, Transport Research Laboratory Agency, DVOIT and London Buses Limited subsidiaries.12,351,0001,119,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on support to nationalised transport industries, grants to Railtrack, European Passenger Services, Union Railways, expenditure connected with the privatisation of British Rail businesses and Railtrack, capital expenditure by transport industries funded by EU grants, railway industry and National Freight Company pension funds, Royal travel by rail, audit of Government grants and rebate of fuel duty to bus operators.347,099,0006,484,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on transport supplementary grants to Highways Authorities in England; special grants to Passenger Transport Authorities for the additional costs of supporting rail services resulting from the restructuring of the railways; other grants and payments for consultancies in respect of various roads and transport projects and in support of maintenance and operations of the Woolwich Ferry; payments in support of roads and on priority routes in London; vehicles and traffic enforcement; road safety, publicity census, surveys and studies; licence refunds; grants to the Humber Bridge Board to cover the Board's liabilities; Agency payments on behalf of the European Community, Trans European network payment; and Government Office programme expenditure.1,608,000--
6. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on the Marine Safety, Coastguard, Transport Research Laboratory, Vehicle Certification and Driving Standards agencies and loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate.1,935,0002,462,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising on the franchising of passenger rail services; the provision of, and support for, passenger rail services; the formation and financing of companies formed to facilitate the Franchising Director's functions; and administration and miscellaneous services.98,878,0003,473,000
8. For expenditure by the Office of the Rail Regulator on administration and associated capital and other expenditure and on costs of the Rail Users' Consultative Committees.1,822,000300,000
Class VII
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; slum clearance, repairs and other improvements to housing; payments to the Housing Corporation; housing for the single homeless and special needs accommodation; housing management and mobility; rent officers and Rent Assessment Panels; grants for the provision of gypsy sites; grants to home improvement agencies; research projects including European Community programmes; publicity; commutation of local authority loan charge grants and of housing debts to the Commission for the New Towns; and for sundry other housing and construction services and projects.847,386,0001,797,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on Single Regeneration Budget payments to support urban and other regeneration; for special grants to the voluntary sector; on countryside grants in aid; on support for the Groundwork Trusts and Foundation; on grants to the Broads Authority and for grants to voluntary bodies; on support of work at Dearne Valley College; central government grants to local authorities for the Single Regeneration Budget; National Parks, transition costs incurred in the preparation of the establishment of independent National Park Authorities, regeneration projects in Manchester and the coalfield areas fund; for payments to commute loan charges; for European Community (EC) Agency payments; for EC regeneration payments not pre-funded by EC receipts; on grants to the Commission for the New Towns for road infrastructure; on support for the National Forest strategy; and on publicity payments related to the above expenditure.21,726,0007,335,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on the environment, including research and support to the environmental protection industry, on the promotion of environmental issues and awareness; on grants to improve energy efficiency generally and environmental practice in industry; on disposal of radioactive waste; on the measurement of radon in premises; on support of the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; on support for the Tidy Britain Group and for the National Environmental Technology Centre; on recycling; on smoke control; on environmental publicity and promotion; on grant-in-aid to the National Rivers Authority, UK Ecolabelling Board, Environment Agency and British Waterways Board; on water supply and sewerage services including civil defence; on grants to voluntary bodies; on subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; on planning redevelopment; on residual services in connection with the privatisation of the water supply industry; on compensation for persons disabled by certain industrial diseases and advice and awareness on handling alcohol and AIDS issues which arise in the work place (including expenditure by the former Department of Employment).4,583,0005,443,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on revenue support grant, on payment of non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England, on payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Adminstration in England, on payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services, on payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals, on grant-in-aid to the Local Government Commission, on residual payments of community charge grant, on payments under the council tax transitional reduction scheme, on payments of rate rebate grants, on emergency financial assistance to local authorities, residual payments of grants to local authorities in respect of certain costs incurred in relation to unaccompanied refugee and asylum-seeking children, on repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities and other bodies in respect of non-domestic rates in 1994-95 and previous years, and on planning and minerals research and local government research and surveys, including contributions to the Local Government Management Board.30,000,000--
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment and its agencies on administration, including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc., and by the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency on appeals, and by the Building Research Establishment Executive Agency on buildings research and surveys.7,809,000*−613,000
6. For expenditure by the Office of Water Services on administration and operational costs, and the provision of customer representation.819,000--
7. For expenditure by the Ordnance Survey on the Survey of Great Britain and other mapping services.1,943,0005,942,000
8. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment (Property Holdings and other Services to Government) on acquisitions, public building work, accommodation services, administration and certain other services for civil purposes in the United Kingdom, for Ministry of Defence and for civil purposes required in connection with the Channel Fixed Link, for loans to the Buying Agency and for payments to the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service (Class XVIII. Vote 1).1,000*−38,114,000
Class VIII
1. For expenditure by the Home Office on police, the forensic science service, emergency planning, fire services, the Fire Service College, administration of justice, the Criminal Cases Review Commission, other services related to crime (including criminal injuries compensation and offender programmes), diversion from custody, prevention of drugs abuse, control of immigration and nationality, issue of passports etc., equal opportunities (including grants relating to ethnic minorities), and general services, and on administration (excluding the provision for prisons administration carried on Class VIII, Vote 2).130,106,0009,233,000
2. For expenditure by the Home Office in England and Wales on prisons (including central administration and other costs arising from the detention of prisoners), placements in secure accommodation under section 53 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, Prison Service colleges, the Parole Board, the storage and maintenance of equipment, transport management and grants to "Prisoners Abroad".18,905,000--
3. For the expenditure of the Charity Commission for England and Wales on administrative costs.732,000--
Class IX
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Court Service on court services, other legal services, accommodation services, and legal aid.1,700,000--
3. For expenditure by the Public Record Office on administrative and operational costs.2,310,000--
4. For expenditure by the Crown Prosecution Service on administrative costs (including the hire of private prosecuting agents), crown prosecutions and in connection with the confiscation of the proceeds of crime.1,500,000--
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor, the Government Property Lawyers' Agency and the Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers on administration and on costs and fees for legal services.2,0008,998,000
7. For expenditure by the Crown Office and Lord Advocate's Department on administrative costs (including fees paid to temporary Procurators Fiscal), witness expenses and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions.600,000--
Class X
1. For expenditure by the Department for Education and the Department for Education and Employment in respect of the assisted places scheme, voluntary and special schools, City Colleges and other specialist schools, grant-maintained schools, the Funding Agency for Schools, education associations, music and ballet schools, direct grant schools, the youth service, grants for miscellaneous international and other educational services, research and information, and central government grants to local authorities.12,639,00097,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Education and the Department for Education and Employment on payments to the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Further Education Funding Council (England), for teacher training, other payments for higher and further education, expenditure on student awards and fees, provision of loans to students, the administration costs of the Student Loans Company, and other administration costs of student support, reimbursement of fees for qualifying European Community students, compensation payments to redundant teachers and staff of certain institutions, payment of certain licence fees to the Home Office and agency payments on behalf of the European Community.185,000--
3. For expenditure by the Department for Education and the Department for Education and Employment on administration and associated services.1,000--
4. For expenditure by the Department for Education (Teachers' Pensions Agency) and the Department for Education and Employment (Teachers' Pensions Agency) on superannuation allowances and gratuities, etc in respect of teachers and the widows, widowers, children and dependants of deceased teachers, and for premature retirement compensation payments made to members of the Teachers' Superannuation Scheme on behalf of their employers.107,449,00035,767,000
Class XI
1. For expenditure by the Department of National Heritage on payments in the support of national and other museums and galleries; for the Government Indemnity Scheme: to the Inland Revenue for assets accepted in lieu of tax; in the support of the British Library and other library institutions and services; to the Arts and Sports Councils and for other arts and sports bodies and schemes; to Royal Palaces and Parks; to the Royal Armouries; for historic buildings, ancient monuments, certain public buildings and the national heritage; for the promotion of tourism; to film bodies and projects; to the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority and for certain broadcasting services and schemes; for related research, surveys and other services; for central administration costs; for commemorative services; and for agency payments on behalf of the European Community.28,346,000858,000
Class XII
1. For expenditure by the Department of Health on or in relation to hospital, community health, mental health, family health and family health service administration services, National Health Service trusts, and on related services.167,817,000394,964,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Health on administration, including certain expenditure on behalf of the Department of Social Security, on miscellaneous health, personal social and other services (some of which are administered on a United Kingdom basis), including mental health, medical, scientific and technical services, medical treatment given to people from the UK in other countries of the EEA, welfare food, services for disabled persons, grants to voluntary organisations, etc., payments in respect of Home Office inspection of public health laboratories services, grants-in-aid and subscriptions to international organisations, and a contribution to the International Peto Institute.1,00017,664,000
4. For the expenditure of the Office of Population, Censuses and Surveys on administrative and operational costs.2,667,0002,973,000
Class XIII
1. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on non-contributory retirement pensions, Christmas bonus payments to pensioners, pensions, etc. for disablement or death arising out of war or service in the armed forces after 2 September 1939 and on sundry other services, on attendance allowances, invalid care allowance, severe disablement allowance; disability living allowance; disability working allowance; on pensions, gratuities and sundry allowances for disablement and specified deaths arising from industrial causes; on income support, payments of spousal and child maintenance, child benefit, one parent benefit, family credit, and on the vaccine damage payment scheme.1,151,000,00017,000,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on rent rebate, rent allowance, council tax benefit, community charge benefit, community charge rebate and rate rebate subsidies and on sums payable in respect of anti-fraud measures to housing, charging, levying and local authorities; on transitional payments to help certain housing benefit claimants significantly affected by the changes to the housing benefit scheme and certain supplementary benefit claimants not entitled to benefit under the income support scheme; on sums payable into the National Insurance Fund to increase its income and as compensation payments in respect of statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay and on sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on maternity expenses, funeral expenses and heating expenses in exceptionally cold weather.1,000--
3. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on sums payable as grants to Independent Living; on subsidies to housing and local authorities towards the cost of administering the housing benefit scheme, to charging and levying authorities towards the cost of administering the council tax benefit scheme and to local authorities in respect of their expenditure on certain discretionary payments of rent allowance; as grants to Motability towards their administrative costs and to enable them to assist invalid vehicle users and others to have adapted and/or to purchase or lease cars from them, as grants to the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association to enable them to assist certain other disabled vehicle users to have cars adapted, and on sums payable to the Social Fund to finance budgeting loans, crisis loans and community care grants.16,116,000--
4. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on administration, for agency payments, the promotion of Government policy on disability issues, and for certain other services including grants to local authorities and voluntary organisations.19,355,00074,851,000
Class XIV
1. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department, formerly the Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department, on market support, support for agriculture in special areas including crofting communities; for structural measures (including agri-environmental measures): compensation to sheep producers and animal health; agricultural education, advisory, research and development services; botanical and scientific services; assistance to production, marketing and processing; administration, land management and other agricultural services; assistance to the Scottish fishing industry; fishery protection and certain other services including fisheries research and development and special services.1,000--
2. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department, the Scottish Office Development Department (and formerly by the Scottish Office Industry Department) on Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise; on innovation and technology support; on regional selective assistance; on regional enterprise grants; on regional development grants; on technical and vocational education; on the promotion of tourism; on roads and certain associated services, including the acquisition of land, lighting, road safety and related services; on assistance to local transport; on grants to Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority for the additional costs of supporting rail services resulting from the restructuring of the railways; on support for transport services in the highlands and islands; on piers and harbours, and on certain other transport services and grants; on expenditure relating to the privatisation of Scottish Nuclear Ltd, the Scottish Bus Group and the electricity supply industry, Scotland; and on other sundry services in connection with trade and industry, etc.21,660,000*−630,000
3. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly the Scottish Office Industry Department on assistance to local transport, piers and harbours, on grants to new town development corporations in connection with housing and other services on the urban programme, on other urban regeneration initiatives, on expenses connected with the new towns' wind-up, on grants for ethnic minority groups and redemption of new towns' National Loans Fund debt.1,000--
4. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly by the Scottish Office Industry Department on European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund, community initiatives and third party FEOGA to non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations.1,000--
5. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department, the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly the Scottish Office Environment Department on housing subsidies, financial support for Scottish Homes, other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; on historic buildings and monuments (including administration); on natural heritage; on other central and environmental services; on the Boards of the Water Authorities in Scotland; on the Scottish Water and Sewerage Customers Council; on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency; on the Local Government Property Commission (Scotland) and on payments to Public Works Loans Board.700,214,0001,057,000
6. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department, the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly the Scottish Office Environment Department on water and sewerage, other environmental services, on flood and storm emergencies, sites for travelling people, and residual grants to housing associations.1,000--
7. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly the Scottish Office Environment Department for revenue support grants and payments of non-domestic rates in Scotland.256,000--
8. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department and formerly the Scottish Office Environment Department on rebate grants and payments in connection with the community charge grant, the council tax transitional relief scheme and grants to shadow local authorities in Scotland.1,897,000--
9. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Home Department (formerly the Scottish Office Home and Health Department) on legal aid, criminal injuries compensation (excluding administration), police, police and fire services superannuation, and welfare food.1,000--
10. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Home Department (formerly part of the Scottish Office Home and Health Department) on legal aid administration; certain services relating to crime, including the Parole Board for Scotland, the Scottish Prison Service (an Executive Agency), the Scottish Prison Complaints Commission, police services (excluding grants to local authorities); fire, the Scottish Office Pensions Agency, civil defence (including grants) and other protective and miscellaneous services; miscellaneous health services; social work services, including the Scottish Children's Reporters Administration; the provision of residential and secure accommodation for children; services for offenders, including probation and supervised attendance orders; grants to voluntary organisations; training and research; unemployed voluntary action fund; and other grants to local authorities.4,241,000233,000
11. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Department of Health (formerly part of the Scottish Office Home and Health Department) on the provision of family health services under the - National Health Service in Scotland and certain other services.4,597,000481,000
12. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Department of Health (formerly part of the Scottish Office Home and Health Department) on hospital, community health, family health and other health services, including National Health Service trusts, central health services and civil emergency planning.29,840,0003,154,000
13. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Pensions Agency on superannuation allowances and gratuities, etc. in respect of teachers, and the widows, widowers and dependants of deceased teachers.4,636,0005,121,000
14. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Pensions Agency on pensions, allowances, gratuities, etc., to or in respect of persons engaged in health service or in other approved employment, and payment of pension and premature retirement compensation where National Health Service employers have capitalised future commitments.1,00099,000
15. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (formerly the Scottish Office Education Department) on schools, including self-governing schools; special educational needs; higher education and research, including the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council; the Student Awards Agency, Scotland; compensation payments; further education, including payments to further education colleges; curriculum development, international and other educational services, including support for School Boards, and the careers service, and training and research; sport; Gaelic broadcasting; arts, libraries, museums and galleries, including purchase grants; cultural activities and organisations including the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society; Scottish Film Production Fund; publicity; indemnities; administration; and central government grants to local authorities.2,102,000--
16. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (formerly the Scottish Office Education Department) on student loans, including administration, access funds, student awards and fees, and reimbursement of fees for qualifying European Community students.1,000--
18. For expenditure by the Scottish Office on administrative costs and operational costs.7,072,000--
19. For expenditure by the Scottish Record Office on administrative costs, on acquiring record material, on construction and associated costs of a new purpose-built repository, on conservation grants to local archives and on a grant to the Business Archives Council of Scotland.2,637,00025,000
20. For expenditure by the General Register Office for Scotland on administrative and operational costs.337,000--
Class XV
1. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on market support; support for agriculture in special areas and compensation to sheep producers; animal health; assistance to agricultural production, marketing and processing; grants for capital and other improvements and certain alternative land uses; compensation to the farming, fishing and fish-farming industries; support for the fishing industry, fisheries protection and agency payments for fishing projects; European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund grants to organisations, local authorities and private individuals; other miscellaneous agricultural services; and arterial drainage, flood and coast protection (Revised sum).2,000*−500,000
2. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on regional assistance and other industry expenditure (including Welsh Development Agency and Development Board for Rural Wales), exchange risk guarantees, housing subsidy to the Development Board for Rural Wales, the Teaching Company Scheme; expenditure via Training and Enterprise Councils and amounts retained by them as surpluses on training, including the provision of training programmes for young people and adults, initiatives and programmes within education; on the promotion of enterprise, and encouragement of self-employed and small firms; on help for unemployed people; on Careers Service, publicity and research; education (including the Further Education Funding Council for Wales and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales) and certain other services and expenses.22,261,000375,000
3. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on roads and transport and certain associated services, housing, historic buildings and ancient monuments, Cadw Agency, other environmental services (including tourism, civil defence, national parks, Planning Inspectorate Agency and certain payments related to EU matters), arts, libraries and museums, health and personal social services, Welsh Office administration and TEC management fees, and other grants and services, including research.13,249,000--
4. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on housing, other environmental services, welfare food, the commutation of loan charge grants to local authorities, the commutation of housing debt owed to the Commission for the New Towns by Torfaen Borough Council and certain other services.36,601,000--
5. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on hospital, community health, family health services, including administration, National Health Service trusts and on other health services (part).10,026,0005,674,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales on inspections, publicity, training, teachers' short courses and conferences, administration and associated capital, etc.275,00034,000
Class XVI
1. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on central and miscellaneous services, services related to crime, police, prisons, security, criminal justice, training schools, probation and aftercare, etc., compensation schemes, Crown prosecutions and other legal services, European Union Peace and Reconciliation projects, and certain other grants.15,650,000311,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on a grant-in-aid of the Northern Ireland Consolidated Fund and other transfers.260,000,000--
Class XVII
1. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury on economic, financial and related administration, including debt management; payments to certain Parliamentary bodies; and certain other services, including expenses in connection with Honours and Dignities and a grant-in-aid to the Private Finance Panel Executive.3,000,000--
3. For expenditure by the Customs and Excise Department on the administration of taxation; the operation of customs and revenue controls and other customs and excise work; and payments in respect of the Customs and Excise National Museum.8,824,000--
4. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on the management and collection of direct taxes; and services provided for the Department's information technology partner and for other departments.25,000,000*−15,000,000
5. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department Valuation Office (Executive Agency) on the provision of rating and valuation services for government departments and other public bodies.1,000513,000
6. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on life assurance premium relief, mortgage interest relief, private medical insurance premium relief, vocational training relief and transitional payments to charities.23,000,000--
8. For expenditure of the Department for National Savings on administration, publicity costs and certain other expenses.1,350,000--
11. For expenditure by Paymaster on administrative costs.1,423,000237,000
12. For expenditure by the Central Statistical Office on the provision of national accounts and other statistics, including labour market statistics (including expenditure by the former Department of Employment) and on departmental administration.1,630,00014,920,000
15. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the sales of residual Government shareholdings and the sale of privatised companies' debt.1,0009,999,000
Class XVIII
1. For expenditure by the Office of the Minister for Public Service and Science and the Office of the Minister for Public Service on the central management of the Civil Service (including expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry), the privatisation of executive agencies, expenditure on SAFE and TBA (including expenditure by the Department of the Environment: Property Holdings and other services to Government), and for a payment to the Department of Trade and Industry (Class IV, Vote 1).2,636,00043,765,000
2. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service and Science and Department of Trade and Industry on the Science Research Councils, the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, OST initiatives, fees payable under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 and Research Council pensions.11,206,00060,000
3. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service and Science and the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service on the superannuation of civil servants, pensions, etc. in respect of former members of the Royal Irish Constabulary and other pensions and non-recurrent payments; and for certain other services.120,000,000--
5. penditure by the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office to compensate the HMSO Trading Fund for the price concessions to public libraries; to meet the cost of government and other publications supplied to United Kingdom members of the European Parliament; and to meet the costs of goods and services provided to customers in the private sector.1,000--
Class XIX
1. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office on administrative costs, the Offices of the Prime Minister, the Parliamentary Counsel and the Government Chief Whip, payments to the Chequers Trust and the British National Committee for the History of the Second World War, and certain other services.2,999,000--
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's security and intelligence services on administration and operational costs, works and equipment, pensions and other payments.1,000--
3. For expenditure of the Department of Her Majesty's Privy Council on administrative costs and for the financing of a Central Drugs Coordination Unit.150,000--
4. For expenditure of the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioners for England, Scotland and Wales on administrative costs.702,000--
Total, Supplementary, 1995-965,361,285,000334,546,000

*Deficit



Class I 1996-97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 3 Class I

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, including provision for numbers of personnel as set out hereunder, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on: personnel costs etc. of the armed forces and their reserves and cadet forces, etc. (including provision for Naval Service to a number not exceeding 52,050; provision for Army Service to a number not exceeding 140,260; for the Individual Reserves to a number not exceeding 131,500 and for the Territorial Army to a number not exceeding 59,000; and provision for Air Force Service to a number not exceeding 70,100, for the Royal Air Force Reserve to a number not exceeding 19,305, and for the Royal Auxiliary Air Force to a number not exceeding 2,310); personnel costs, etc. of Defence Ministers and of certain civilian staff employed by the Ministry of Defence; movements; certain stores, supplies and services; certain spares and maintenance; plant and machinery; charter of ships; certain research; lands and buildings; works services; certain contingent liabilities; certain services provided by other Government departments; some sundry services, subscriptions, grants, and other payments, including those abroad; including assistance to Foreign and Commonwealth governments for defence-related purposes; and set-up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.11,005,788,000960,067,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on: logistics services for the armed forces and the related personnel costs; spares, repair, maintenance, stores and supply services; associated capital facilities and works; contractors' redundancy costs; certain services provided by other Government departments; some sundry services, subscriptions and grants; and set-up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.4,662,170,000494,504,000
3. For expenditure by the Procurement Executive of the Ministry of Defence in operating its Headquarters and Establishments and for its other common services; for research, etc. by contract; for procurement, including development and production of equipment and weapon systems for the three armed forces; for purchases for sale abroad; for certain contingent liabilities; for sundry other procurement services, including those on repayment terms; and loans and funding to trading funds.5,761,870,000171,328,000
4. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on retired pay, pensions and other payments, etc.1,084,650,0001,006,942,000
Total, Class I22,514,478,0002,632,841,000


Class II 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 4 Class II

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on its salaries, building and other accommodation services, and administration, and those of HM Diplomatic Service, official information services, sundry services and loans and payments in connection with catering services.663,010,00045,412,000
2. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on grants and subscriptions, etc. to certain international organisations, contributions in respect of international peace-keeping forces, special payments and assistance, scholarships, military aid and sundry other grants and services.209,096,0004,168,000
3. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for external radio broadcasting and monitoring services and for contractual services in connection with FCO relay stations.169,638,0003,721,000
4. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the British Council.98,147,000--
5. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Overseas Development Administration under the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980 on the United Kingdom's overseas aid, including financial and technical assistance to governments, institutions, voluntary agencies and individuals; capital and other subscriptions and contributions, including payments under guarantee, to multilateral development banks and other international and regional bodies; emergency, refugee and other relief assistance; pensions and allowances in respect of overseas service, including contributions to pension funds (including payments under the Overseas Pensions Act 1973 and grants in lieu of pensions); on global environment assistance; loans to the Commonwealth Development Corporation under the Commonwealth Development Corporation Acts 1978–1995; expenditure on the Turkey Ankara Metro mixed credit Aid and Trade Provision project; payments to the Crown Agents under the authority of the Crown Agents Act 1995; costs in connection with privatising the Crown Agents and the Natural Resources Institute; and running costs, related capital expenditure and other administrative costs, including for the Natural Resources Institute (an executive agency); and payments (under the authority of the European Communities Act 1972) to certain beneficiaries of the Gibraltar Social Insurance Fund (Revised sum).1,591,466,00090,890,000
6. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office: (Overseas Development Administration) on pension and superannuation payments, etc in respect of overseas service and sundry other services and expenditure.141,906,000260,000
Total, Class II2,873,263,000144,451,000


Class III 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 5 Class III

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Intervention Board (Executive Agency) in giving effect in the United Kingdom to the agricultural support provisions of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Community; for other services, including BSE emergency measures; for central administration and payments for agents' services (Including a supplementary sum of £546,753,000.)637,345,0003,332,957,000
2. For operational expenditure, agencies and departmental administration by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to promote food safety, take action against diseases with implications for human health (including support for the rendering and slaughtering industries), safeguard essential supplies in an emergency and promote action to alleviate flooding and coastal erosion; to encourage action to reduce water and other pollution and by other measures to safeguard the aquatic environment including its fauna and flora, improve the attractiveness and bio-diversity of the rural environment and protect the rural economy; to implement MAFF's CAP obligations efficiently and seek a more economically rational CAP while avoiding discrimination against UK businesses (including expenditure on existing CAP measures and schemes), create the conditions in which efficient and sustainable agriculture, fishing and food industries can flourish, take action against animal and plant diseases and pests; to encourage high animal welfare standards; to provide specialist support services, allocate resources where they are most needed, manage and develop staff; to undertake research and development and to provide for the expenditure of the Ministry's executive agencies (Including a supplementary sum of £206,700,000.)944,023,000191,796,000
Total, Class III1,581,368,0003,524,753,000


Class IV 1996-97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 6 Class IV

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on support for business; research and development; consumer protection and the regulation of trade; improvement of industrial relations; industrial tribunals; payment towards the expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics, trade union ballots and the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service; regional and selective assistance; the aerospace and shipbuilding industries; exchange risk and other losses; international subscriptions; energy-related programmes including research and development and security of oil and gas supplies; assistance to redundant steel workers; departmental administration, including a share in the running costs of the Government Offices for the Regions and the disaster recovery costs in respect of the Radiocommunications Agency's headquarters facilities; central and miscellaneous services; the operational costs of departmental executive agencies; privatisation expenses; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; provision of land and buildings; loans, grants and other payments (Revised sum).1,273,992,000262,347,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on payments to the Science Research Councils, the Royal Society, and the Royal Academy of Engineering; OST initiatives; fees payable under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 and Research Council pensions.1,312,563,00017,752,000
3. For payment of pensions, etc. to members of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority's superannuation schemes and other related expenditure.191,600,00032,600,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry in connection with the privatisation of the coal industry.20,133,00044,000
5. For expenditure in relation to the coal industry, including expenditure on: grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation; grant-in-aid to the Coal Authority; payments to redundant workers and other liabilities in respect of former employees of the British Coal Corporation and their dependants and on the associated administration costs, including costs of the Subsidence Adviser, external advisers, and statutory subsidence arbitration arrangements.365,505,000227,462,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry in connection with the privatisation of the nuclear power industry (Revised sum).1,000153,999,000
7. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department on administration.24,439,0001,461,000
8. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in connection with interest support to banks and other lenders of export finance, cover under the tender to contract/forward exchange supplement scheme; grants towards financing of exports to match foreign competition; residual commitments under discontinued guarantees offered to banks and external trade agencies, and cost escalation.9,528,000134,479,000
9. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in connection with export credit guarantees, other guarantees given in the national interest or to render economic assistance to overseas countries, overseas investment insurance and trading expenses.1,000359,182,000
10. For expenditure by the Office of Fair Trading on administrative and operational costs.19,071,000145,000
11. For expenditure by the Office of Telecommunications on administrative and operational costs.9,094,00024,000
12. For expenditure by the Office of Gas Supply on administrative and capital costs (including a supplementary sum of £2,000,000).7,743,0002,021,000
13. For expenditure by the Office of Electricity Regulation on administrative and operational costs.10,232,000937,000
Total, Class IV3,243,902,0001,192,453,000


Class V 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 7 Class V

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of Transport's Highways Agency on the construction, improvement, maintenance and management of motorways and trunk roads, including the acquisition of land; publicity; scheme design and preparation; archaeological survey and rescue work; compensation; administration costs of the Highways Agency and research and development in support of Highways Agency operations.1,641,172,000110,526,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on Central Transport Group administration; Government Office administration; miscellaneous services; shipping services; civil aviation services; international aviation services; transport security; freight grants; land transport research and development; residual expenses associated with the privatisation of transport industries, and expenses associated with the sale of the Trust Ports and the Transport Research Laboratory Agency.129,008,00048,932,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on support to nationalised transport industries; grants to Railtrack, European Passenger Services, Union Railways, DoA Ltd; payments in respect of the transfer of European Passenger services and Union Railways to the private sector; expenditure connected with the privatisation of British Rail businesses and Railtrack; capital expenditure by transport industries funded by EU grants, railway industry and National Freight Company pension funds; Royal travel by rail, audit of Government grants and rebate of fuel duty to bus operators (Including a supplementary sum of £408,519,000).1,646,729,0001,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of Transport in connection with driver and vehicle registration and licensing, the collection of revenue, compensation and payments towards the pensions of local authority staff employed on driver and vehicle licensing before the setting up of DVLC; the development and operation of other registration and licensing systems; the provision of anonymised data; and the provision of miscellaneous services to other parts of the Department.178,326,00012,144,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on grants and consultancies for roads and local transport; Central Transport Group services and consultancies for national roads; priority routes in London; Government Office programme expenditure; maintenance and operation of the Woolwich ferry; vehicle and traffic enforcement; publicity; statistics; censuses and surveys; trans European network payments; transport supplementary grants to highway authorities in England; public transport facilities grants; grants to highway authorities and developers under the Industrial Development Act; agency payments on behalf of the European Community; licence fee refunds to goods vehicle and public service vehicle operators and drivers; and grants to the Humber Bridge Board (Revised sum).389,580,00015,618,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of Transport on the Marine Safety, Coastguard, Vehicle Certification and Driving Standards agencies and loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate.157,764,0009,300,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising on the franchising of passenger rail services; the provision of, and support for, passenger rail services; the formation and financing of companies formed to facilitate the Franchising Director's functions; and administration and miscellaneous services.1,650,668,000--
8. For expenditure by the Office of the Rail Regulator on administration and associated capital and other expenditure and on costs of the Rail Users Consultative Committees.8,216,0001,000
Total, Class V5,801,463,000196,522,000


Class VI 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 8 Class VI

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; slum clearance, repairs and other improvements to private housing; payments to the Housing Corporation; the transfer of local authority estates to new landlords; accommodation for the homeless and special needs accommodation; housing management and mobility; rent officers and Rent Assessment Panels; grants for the provision of gypsy sites; grants to home improvement agencies; asylum seekers' special housing grant; for research projects, including European Community programmes; publicity; and for sundry other housing and construction services and projects (Revised sum).5,903,601,000374,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on Single Regeneration Budget payments to support urban and other regeneration; payments to Dearne Valley College; countryside and wildlife payments; grants to voluntary bodies; European Community (EC) agency payments; EC regeneration payments not pre-funded by EC receipts; central government grants to local authorities for the Single Regeneration Budget; National Parks; countryside and wildlife and publicity payments related to the promotion of the Department's regeneration and countryside policies and programmes and the private finance initiative (Including a supplementary sum of £6,656,000.)1,460,144,00015,801,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on the environment, including research, long term monitoring and surveys; on environmental technology and support to the environmental protection industry; on support for measures to improve energy efficiency and environmental practice; on support for measures which improve local environmental quality; on support for the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; on support for the Tidy Britain Group and the National Environmental Technology Centre; on smoke control and other improvements in air quality; on environmental (including energy efficiency) publicity, promotion and awareness, including support for measures to promote sustainable development; on the measurement of radon in premises; on grant-in-aid to the Environment Agency, British Waterways Board and UK Ecolabelling Board; on water supply and sewerage services including civil defence; on the Wash Estuary Trial Bank; on grants to voluntary bodies; on subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; on planning redevelopment; on residual services in connection with the privatisation of the water supply industry; on compensation for persons disabled by certain industrial diseases; and on advice and awareness on handling of health issues which arise in the workplace.349,909,000552,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on payment of revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; on payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Administration in England; on payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; on payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; on grant-in-aid to the Local Government Commission; on residual payments of community charge grant; on payments under the council tax transitional reduction scheme; on payments of rate rebate grants; on emergency financial assistance to local authorities; on repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities and other bodies in respect of non-domestic rates in 1995–96 and previous years; and on local government minerals and planning research, including contributions to the Local Government Management Board (Revised sum).31,631,167,000170,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment and its agencies on administration, including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc., and by the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency on appeals, and by the Building Research Establishment Executive Agency on building research and surveys, a grant-in-aid to the Health and Safety Commission, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Executive Agency, Allied Services buildings, and the residual functions of PSA Services.452,776,00056,700,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on the sale of PSA Services businesses. (Revised sum).1,0004,349,000
7. For expenditure for the Office of Water Services on administrative and operational costs, and the provision of customer representation.9,201,00010,000
8. For expenditure by the Ordnance Survey on the survey of Great Britain and other mapping services.9,110,00076,130,000
Total, Class VI39,815,909,000154,086,000


Class VII 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 9 Class VII

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Home Office on police (including the promotion of equipment exports); the forensic science service; emergency planning; fire services; the Fire Service College; criminal policy and programmes, including administration of justice, offender programmes, diversion from custody and prevention of drugs abuse, and other services related to crime; research; criminal injuries compensation; international and organised crime; control of immigration and nationality; issue of passports etc.; community, constitutional, equal opportunities and general services; and on administration (excluding the provision for prison administration carried on Class VII, Vote 2) (Revised sum).4,869,684,000128,227,000
2. For expenditure by the Home Office in England and Wales on prisons (including central administration and other costs arising from the detention of prisoners), placements in secure accommodation under Section 53 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, Prison Service colleges, the Parole Board, the storage and maintenance of equipment, transport management and grants to "Prisoners Abroad" (including a supplementary sum of £589,000).1,521,670,00015,161,000
3. For expenditure by the Charity Commission for England and Wales on administrative costs.21,899,00031,000
Total, Class VII6,413,253,000143,419,000


Class VIII

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 10 Class VIII 1996–97

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Lord Chancellor's Department on the Lord Chancellor's Department HQ and Associated Offices, payments in support of marriage guidance, conciliation and mediation, the Court Service, the Public Trust Office, legal aid in criminal cases, grants to the Legal Aid Fund, costs paid from central funds, the magistrates' courts and other legal services.2,215,245,000281,459,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Court Service on court services, other legal services, accommodation services and legal aid.43,780,00010,462,000
3. For expenditure by the Public Record Office on administration and operational costs.31,558,0001,322,000
4. For expenditure by the Crown Prosecution Service on administrative costs (including the hire of private prosecuting agents), Crown prosecutions and in connection with the confiscation of the proceeds of crime.287,896,00020,411,000
5. For expenditure by the Serious Fraud Office on administration, investigation and prosecution costs.16,688,000101,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor, the Treasury Solicitor Agency, the Government Property Lawyers' Agency and the Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers on administration, and on costs and fees for legal and related services.8,538,00039,705,000
7. For expenditure by the Crown Office and Lord Advocate's Department on administrative costs (including fees paid to temporary Procurators Fiscal), witnesses' expenses and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions.45,770,000106,000
Total, Class VIII2,649,475,000353,566,000


Class IX 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 11 Class IX

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For current and capital expenditure by the Department for Education and Employment on grant-maintained schools and schools conducted by Education Associations, voluntary and special schools, the Assisted Places Scheme, the provision of education for under-fives, City Colleges and other specialist schools, music and ballet schools, direct grant schools, the school curriculum and its assessment, the youth service and other educational services and initiatives, careers guidance and services; payments for or in connection with teacher training, higher and further education provision and initiatives; loans to students, student awards and other student grants and their administration; the payment of access funds, reimbursement of fees for qualifying European Community students, compensation payments to teachers and staff of certain institutions; expenditure on other central government grants to local authorities; the provision of training and assessment programmes for young people and adults; initiatives to improve training and qualifications arrangements; the promotion of enterprise and the encouragement of self employment; payments for education, training and employment projects assisted by the European Union; on help for unemployed people; the promotion of equal opportunities and co-ordination of certain issues of particular importance to women; the payment of certain fees to the Home Office and on the Department's own administration and research and that of the Teachers' Pensions Agency, and on its information and publicity services, including expenditure via Training and Enterprise Councils, and amounts retained by them as surpluses and spent by them on training and other initiatives within their articles and memoranda of association (Revised sum).12,492,267,0001,745,965,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Education and Employment (Teachers' Pensions Agency) on superannuation, allowances and gratuities, etc. in respect of teachers, and the widows, widowers, children and dependants of deceased teachers, and for premature retirement compensation payments made to members of the Teachers' Superannuation Scheme and on behalf of their employers.1,376,332,0001,795,699,000
3. For expenditure by the Employment Service of the Department for Education and Employment on measures to help people into work, particularly unemployed people; on support for people with disabilities; including a grant-in-aid to Remploy Ltd; on allowances to participants on Community Action as well as Jobmatch, and Project Work pilots; on the payment of temporary subsidies to employers taking part in Workstart pilots; on administering unemployment benefit and associated payments; on those functions which the Employment Service undertakes as part of the delivery of the jobseeker's allowance; on assistance to Eastern Europe on labour market issues, in co-operation with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other agencies; on European Employment Services on behalf of the European Commission; and on research, publicity and administration (Including a supplementary sum of £1,417,000.)1,288,977,00013,070,000
4. For expenditure by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England on administration and inspection, including the inspection of nursery education which is funded or under consideration for funding (Including a supplementary sum of £5,067,000.)122,667,000227,000
Total, Class IX15,280,243,0003,554,961,000


Class X

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 12 Class X 1996–97

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of National Heritage on payments in the support of national and other museums and galleries; for the Government Indemnity Scheme; to the Inland Revenue for assets accepted in lieu of tax; in the support of the British Library and other library institutions and services; to the Arts and Sports Councils and for other arts and sports bodies and schemes; to Royal Palaces and Parks; to the Royal Armouries; for historic buildings, ancient monuments, certain public buildings and the national heritage; for the promotion of tourism and European Regional Development Fund projects; to film bodies and projects; to the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority and for certain broadcasting services and schemes; for related research, surveys and other services; for central administration costs; for voluntary services; and for commemorative services (Including a supplementary sum of £17,519,000).948,760,00039,495,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of National Heritage on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for home broadcasting, and payments to the Independent Television Commission.1,930,000,000--
3. For expenditure by the Office of the National Lottery on administrative costs.2,500,000--
Total, Class X2,881,260,00039,495,000


Class XI 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 13 Class XI

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of Health on hospital, community health, family health and related services. (Revised sum)28,785,556,0006,526,277,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Health on administration, including certain expenditure on behalf of the Department of Social Security and the National Health Service in England, on miscellaneous health, personal social and other services (some of which are administered on a United Kingdom basis), including medical, scientific and technical services, services for disabled persons, grants to voluntary organisations, medical treatment given to people from the United Kingdom in other countries of the European Economic Area, on welfare food, payments in respect of Home Office inspection of laboratories services, grants-in-aid and subscriptions to international organisations (Including a supplementary sum of £35,984,000)1,501,146,000111,565,000
3. For expenditure by the NHS Pensions Agency on pensions, allowances, gratuities, etc. to or in respect of persons engaged in health services or in other approved employment.921,630,0001,398,700,000
Total, Class XI31,208,332,0008,036,542,000


Class XII 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 14 Class XII

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on non-contributory retirement pensions, Christmas bonus payments to pensioners, pensions etc.; for disablement or death arising out of war or service in the armed forces after 2 September 1939 and on sundry other services, including pension and other payments in respect of service in the armed forces at other times; on attendance allowances; invalid care allowance; severe disablement allowance; disability living allowance; disability working allowance; on pensions, gratuities and sundry allowances for disablement and specified deaths arising from industrial causes; on income support, payments of spousal and child maintenance, child benefit, one parent benefit, family credit, on the vaccine damage payment scheme, earnings top-up pilot; on jobseeker's allowance (contribution based), jobseeker's allowance (income based) and on back to work bonus (Revised sum).35,305,569,000749,937,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on rent rebate, rent allowance, council tax benefit, community charge benefit, community charge rebate and rate rebate subsidies to housing, billing, levying and local authorities; on subsidies towards their costs incurred in administering the housing benefit and/or council tax benefit schemes and on sums payable in respect of anti-fraud measures; on sums payable to the National Insurance Fund to increase its income and as compensation payments in respect of statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay and the national insurance contribution holiday scheme; on sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on maternity expenses, funeral expenses, and heating expenses in exceptionally cold weather, and to finance budgeting loans, crisis loans and community care grants; on sums payable as grants to Independent Living, as grants to Motability towards their administrative costs and to enable them to assist invalid vehicle users and others to have adapted and/or to purchase or lease cars from them and as grants to the British Limbless ex-Servicemen's Association to enable them to assist certain other disabled vehicle users to have cars adapted.11,125,123,0008,892,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on administration; for agency payments, the promotion of Government policy on disability issues; and for certain other services, including grants to local authorities and voluntary organisations.2,263,983,0001,039,855,000
Total, Class XII48,694,675,0001,798,684,000


Class XIII 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 15 Class XIII

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department on market support, support for agriculture in special areas including crofting communities, for structural measures (including agri-environmental measures), compensation to sheep producers and animal health, agricultural education, advisory, research and development services, botanical and scientific services, assistance to production marketing and processing, administration, land management and other agricultural services, assistance to the Scottish fishing industry, fishery protection, and certain other services including fisheries research and development and special services, domestic sewerage relief grant, natural heritage, environment protection, rural affairs, flood and coastal protection and other water grants including capitalisation of rural water supply grant.359,091,00019,130,000
2. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department on revenue support grants and payment of non-domestic rates in Scotland; on special grants relating to council tax; on rate rebate grants; on housing subsidies, financial support for Scottish Homes, other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; on historic buildings and monuments (including administration); on other central and environmental services; on flood and storm emergencies, sites for travelling people and residual grants to housing associations; on roads and certain associated services, including the acquisition of land, lighting, road safety, work on roads on behalf of the Department of Transport and related services; on assistance to local transport; on support for transport services in the highlands and islands; on piers and harbours, and on certain other transport services and grants; on grants to new town development corporations in connection with housing and other services on the urban programme; on other urban regeneration initiatives; on expenses connected with the new towns wind-up; redemption of new towns National Loan Fund Debt; on expenditure relating to the privatisation of the Scottish Bus Group and to Highlands and Islands Airports Limited; on other sundry services in connection with the environment; on European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund grants to public corporations, non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations (Including a supplementary sum of £23,075,000).5,731,295,00031,913,000
3. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department on schools; higher education and research, including the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council; the Student Awards Agency for Scotland; further education, including payments to further education colleges; curriculum development, international and other educational services, including the careers service; sport; Gaelic broadcasting; arts, libraries, museums and galleries, including purchase grants; cultural activities and organisations; publicity; indemnities; administration; central government grants to local authorities; Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise; regional selective assistance and regional enterprise grants; promotion of tourism; innovation and technology support; technical and vocational education; the privatisation of Scottish Nuclear Ltd and the electricity industry; sundry services in connection with trade and industry etc; teachers and National Health Service etc superannuation schemes; on pensions, allowances, gratuities, etc. in respect of teachers, and the widows, widowers and dependents of deceased teachers, to or in respect of persons engaged in Health Service or in other approved employment; and payment of pension and premature retirement compensation where National Health Service employers have capitalised future commitments, administered by the Scottish Office Pensions Agency, including running and capital costs of the Scottish Office Pensions Agency (Revised sum).2,283,222,000380,656,000
4. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Department of Health on hospital and community health services, including National Health Service trusts, family health services, welfare food and other services provided under the National Health Service in Scotland.3,917,661,000643,357,000
5. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Home Department on: legal aid (including administration); criminal injuries compensation (including administration); certain services relating to crime, including Parole Board for Scotland; the Scottish Prison Service (an executive agency); the Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission; police services (including grants) to local authorities and superannuation of police on secondment; fire services (including Scottish Fire Service Training School and superannuation); civil defence (including grants) and miscellaneous services, including costs arising from the judicial inquiry into the Dunblane incident; social work services, including the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration; and the provision of residential and secure accommodation for children; services for offenders, including probation and supervised attendance orders; grants to voluntary organisations; training and research; unemployed voluntary action fund; grants for ethnic minority groups and other grants to local authorities (Revised sum).804,297,0007,610,000
6. For expenditure by the Scottish Office on administrative costs and operational costs, and on the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.160,928,0009,680,000
7. For expenditure by the General Register Office for Scotland on administrative and operational costs.5,186,0002,328,000
8. For expenditure of the Scottish Record Office on administrative costs, on acquiring record material, on construction and associated costs of a new purpose-built repository and on conservation grants to local archives and on a grant to the Business Archives Council of Scotland.5,006,000725,000
9. For expenditure by the Scottish Courts Administration and the Scottish Court Service on court services, the Scottish Law Commission, certain legal services, costs and fees in connection with legal proceedings.58,950,00016,850,000
10. For payments to the Forestry Fund.53,795,000200,000
Total, Class XIII13,379,431,0001,112,449,000


Class XIV 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 16 Class XIV

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on market support; support for agriculture in special areas and compensation to sheep producers; animal health; assistance to agricultural production, marketing and processing; grants for capital and other improvements and certain alternative land uses; compensation to the farming, fishing and fish-farming industries; support for the fishing industry, fisheries protection and agency payments for fishing projects; European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund grants to local authorities and other organisations; other miscellaneous agricultural services; and arterial drainage, flood and coast protection.47,650,0006,622,000
2. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on regional assistance, the Welsh Development Agency, the Development Board for Rural Wales, exchange risk guarantees, other industry expenditure, housing subsidy to the Development Board for Rural Wales, the Teaching Company Scheme; expenditure via Training and Enterprise Councils and amounts retained by them as surpluses on training, including the provision of training programmes for young people and adults, initiatives and programmes within education; on the promotion of enterprise, and encouragement of the self-employed and small firms; on help for unemployed people; on Careers Service, publicity and research; education (including the Further Education Funding Council for Wales and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales) and certain other services and expenses.731,272,00034,880,000
3. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on arts, libraries and museums, roads and transport and certain associated services, housing, including the commutation of loan charge grants to local authorities, historic buildings and ancient monuments, Cadw Agency, other environmental services (including tourism, civil defence, national parks, Planning Inspectorate Agency and certain payments related to EU matters), health and personal social services, European Regional Development Fund, Welsh Office administration, TEC management fees and other grants and services, including research.1,028,191,0005,076,000
4. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on hospital, community health, family health services including administration, National Health Service trusts and on other health services (part).2,003,670,000311,702,000
5. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on revenue support grant and payment of non-domestic rates income to receiving authorities in Wales, on payments to specified bodies, on grants to local authorities in Wales in respect of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme, on a special grant to fund the running costs of shadow unitary authorities, on special grants to local authorities following natural emergencies, on payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services, on running costs of Valuation Tribunals, on publicity costs, on Treasury Solicitor legal services, and on repayments of excess contributions made by billing authorities and adjustments for shortfalls in receipts made by the Secretary of State in respect of non-domestic rates in previous years, etc.2,320,359,0001,000
6. For expenditure by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales on inspections, publicity, training, teachers' short courses and conferences, administration and associated capital, etc.9,632,000335,000
Total, Class XIV6,140,774,000358,616,000


Class XV 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 17 Class XV

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on central and miscellaneous services; elections to a forum and associated administrative costs; political talks administration; forensic services; services related to crime; police; prisons; criminal justice; training schools; probation and after-care etc; compensation schemes; Crown prosecutions and other legal services; European Union peace and reconciliation projects; and certain other grants (Including a supplementary sum of £6,373,000).862,858,0008,570,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on a grant-in-aid of the Northern Ireland Consolidated Fund and other transfers.2,400,000,000--
Total, Class XV3,262,858,0008,570,000


Class XVI 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 18 Class XVI

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury on economic, financial and related administration, including debt management; payments to certain Parliamentary bodies; certain other services, including expenses in connection with Honours and Dignities; a grant-in-aid to the Private Finance Panel Executive; and payment of advisers' fees in connection with the privatisation of certain Paymaster activities (Revised sum).66,000,0003,719,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the manufacture, storage and distribution of coinage for use in the United Kingdom.23,500,0005,000,000
3. For expenditure by the Customs and Excise Department on the administration of taxation; the operation of customs and revenue controls and other customs and excise work; and payments in respect of the Customs and Excise National Museum.827,572,00014,416,000
4. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on the management and collection of direct taxes; and services provided for the Department's information technology partner, for other departments, and for overseas tax administrations.1,607,569,000140,932,000
5. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department Valuation Office (Executive Agency) on the provision of rating and valuation services for Government departments and other public bodies.1,000164,623,000
6. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on life assurance premium relief, mortgage interest relief, private medical insurance premium relief, vocational training relief and transitional payments to charities.243,000,000--
7. For rates and contributions in lieu of rates paid by the Inland Revenue Department in respect of property occupied by the Crown and premises occupied by representatives of Commonwealth and foreign countries and international organisations.60,430,000613,590,000
8. For expenditure of the Department for National Savings on administration and publicity costs.179,793,0002,377,000
9. For expenditure on administrative costs by the Registry of Friendly Societies on behalf of the Building Societies Commission, the Friendly Societies Commission and the Central Office of the Registry (Including a supplementary sum of £1,330,000).7,670,0004,775,00010. For expenditure by the National Debt Office and Public Works Loan Board on administration costs.340,0001,530,000
11. For expenditure by Paymaster on administrative costs.2,483,00025,149,000
12. For expenditure by the Office for National Statistics on the provision of economic, social, labour market and other statistics, and on departmental administration (Revised sum).105,039,00029,839,000
13. For expenditure of the Department of the Government Actuary on administrative costs.611,0006,141,000
14. For the salaries of the Crown Estate Commissioners and the expenses of their Office.1,687,000--
15. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the sales of residual Government shareholdings and holdings of privatised companies' debt.1,00013,700,000
16. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury to repay to the Contingencies Fund certain miscellaneous advances made during the year ended 31 March 1996 (New Estimate).175,000--
Total, Class XVI3,125,871,0001,025,791,000


Class XVII 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 19 Class XVII

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Office of the Minister for Public Service on the central management of the civil service; price concessions to public libraries; to meet the cost of Government and other publications supplied to United Kingdom members of the European Parliament; and certain other services (Including a supplementary sum of £434,000).173,974,000140,888,000
2. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service on the superannuation of civil servants; pensions, etc. in respect of former members of the Royal Irish Constabulary and other pensions and non-recurrent payments; and for certain other services.1,705,900,0001,322,500,000
3. For expenditure by the Central Office of Information on allied service work.1,182,000--
4. For expenditure by the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office to compensate the HMSO Trading Fund for the price concessions to public libraries; to meet the cost of Government and other publications supplied to United Kingdom members of the European Parliament; and to meet the costs of certain goods and services provided to customers in the private sector (Revised sum).1,191,000250,000
Total, Class XVII1,882,247,0001,463,638,000


Class XVIII 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 20 Class XVIII

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office on administrative costs, the Offices of the Prime Minister, the Parliamentary Counsel and the Government Chief Whip, payments to the Chequers Trust and the British National Committee for the History of the Second World War, and certain other services (Including a supplementary sum of £741,000.)37,682,0006,788,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's security and intelligence services on administration and operational costs, works and equipment, pensions and other payments.751,058,0005,172,000
3. For expenditure of the Department of Her Majesty's Privy Council on administration costs and for the financing of a Central Drugs Coordination Unit.2,283,00026,000
4. For expenditure of the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioners for England, Scotland and Wales on administrative costs.16,173,000--
5. For expenditure of the House of Lords on Peers' expenses and administrative costs, including staff pensions, security, stationery and printing.28,093,000--
6. For expenditure by the House of Lords on works services; including a payment to the House of Commons in respect of administration.13,462,000500,000
7. For expenditure of the House of Commons on Members' salaries, allowances, pensions, etc., financial assistance to Opposition parties, and an Exchequer contribution to the Members' Fund.76,471,000--
Total, Class XVIII925,222,00012,486,000


Class XVIII, A 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 21 Class XVIII, A

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the House of Commons Commission on administration, including security; broadcasting; publicity; stationery; printing; and a grant-in-aid to the History of Parliament Trust.75,383,000--
2. For expenditure by the House of Commons Commission on accommodation services, including administration.84,582,0001,737,000
Total, Class XVIII, A159,965,0001,737,000


Class XVIII, B 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 22 Class XVIII, B

Schedule of Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1997, viz.:--

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Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants £Appropriations in Aid £
1. For expenditure by the National Audit Office.37,200,0006,800,000
Total, Class XVIII, B37,200,0006,800,000


SCHEDULE (C) Enactments Repealed

ChapterShort title
1994 c. 4Consolidated Fund Act 1994
1994 c. 41Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act 1994
1994 c. 24Appropriation Act 1994

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