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Appropriation Act 1998 (c. 28)

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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Appropriation Act 1998

1998 CHAPTER 28

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 1999

  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

    Defence (Excesses), 1996–97

  7. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 2

    Supplementary, 1997–98

  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

  16. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 11

    Class IX

  17. SCHEDULE (B).--Part 12

    Class X

  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    Enactments Repealed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 1999; to appropriate the supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and to repeal certain Consolidated Fund and Appropriation Acts.

[16th July 1998]

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 1999

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 1999 the sum of £117,803,366,000.



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 £218,430,034,507.98 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

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This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 1998.

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

Section 2.

SCHEDULE (A)

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund£218,430,034,507·98


Section 2.

SCHEDULE (B)-- Appropriation of Grants

Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
1996–97 and 1997–98
Part 1. Defence (Excesses), 1996–97195,333,507·9839,732,613·45
Part 2. Supplementary, 1997–983,077,090,000*−558,127,000
1998–99
Part 3. Class I23,431,424,0002,457,689,000
Part 4. Class II1,065,355,000131,628,000
Part 5. Class III1,753,333,00085,699,000
Part 6. Class IV1,066,858,0003,118,815,000
Part 7. Class V2,931,766,000960,116,000
Part 8. Class VI44,575,929,000452,170,000
Part 9. Class VII6,834,756,000221,672,000
Part 10. Class VIII2,613,313,000428,907,000
Part 11. Class IX15,207,621,0005,730,469,000
Part 12. Class X3,011,038,00013,380,000
Part 13. Class XI33,977,004,00011,260,956,000
Part 14. Class XII50,481,569,0002,071,859,000
Part 15. Class XIII13,416,819,0001,416,502,000
Part 16. Class XIV6,391,156,000419,466,000
Part 17. Class XV2,726,291,00059,158,000
Part 18. Class XVI3,032,687,000960,057,000
Part 19. Class XVII1,529,801,0001,468,415,000
Part 20. Class XVIII897,691,00013,523,000
Part 21. Class XVIII, A172,300,0001,100,000
Part 22. Class XVIII, B40,900,0008,200,000
Total£215,157,611,000£31,279,781,000
Grand Total£218,430,034,507·98£30,761,386,613·45

*Deficit



SCHEDULE (A) Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

£

For the service of the year ended 31st March 1997--

  • Under Act 1998 c. 4

195,333,507·98

For the service of the year ended 31st March 1998--

  • Under Act 1997 c. 67

634,729,000·00
  • Under Act 1998 c. 4

2,442,361,000·00

For the service of the year ending on 31st March 1999--

  • Under Act 1997 c. 67

97,354,245,000·00
  • Under this Act

117,803,366,000·00
Total218,430,034,507·98


Defence (Excesses), 1996–97

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 1 Defence (Excesses), 1996–97

Sums granted, and sums which may be applied as appropriations in addition thereto, to make good excesses on certain grants for defence services, for the year ended 31st March 1997, viz:--

Supply GrantsSurplus receipts available to be applied as Appropriations in Aid
££
Class I
1 Defence: operational and support costs1,273,150·438,924,792·22
2 Defence: logistics services171,580,207·60--
3 Defence: systems procurement and research22,480,149·9530,807,821·23
Total, Defence (Excesses), 1996–97195,333,507·9839,732,613·45


Supplementary, 1997–98

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 2 Supplementary, 1997–98

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 1998, viz.:--

Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 (including provision for Reserve Naval Forces to an additional number not exceeding 975; for Army Service to an additional number not exceeding 460; for Air Force Service to an additional number not exceeding 40; and for Service in the Air Force Reserve Forces to an additional number not exceeding 305); personnel costs etc of Defence Ministers and of civilian staff employed by the Ministry of Defence; movements, stores, supplies and services; spares and maintenance; plant and machinery; charter of ships; research; lands and buildings; works services; contingent liabilities; services provided by other Government departments; sundry services, subscriptions, grants, and other payments including those abroad such as assistance to foreign and Commonwealth governments for defence related purposes; and set-up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.1,0003,658,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on logistics services for the armed forces and the related personnel 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; services provided by other Government departments; sundry services, subscriptions and grants; and set up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.1,00055,197,000
3. For expenditure by the Procurement Executive of the Ministry of Defence in operating its headquarters and establishments and for its other common services; research etc by contract; procurement including development and production of equipment and weapon systems for the three armed forces; purchases for sale abroad; contingent liabilities; for sundry other procurement services including those on repayment terms; the procurement of a new Royal Yacht; and loans and funding to trading funds.178,068,00058,142,000
4. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on retired pay, pensions, and other payments, etc.49,032,000*−91,006,000
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 and related receipts.9,050,000--
2. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on grants and subscriptions etc to certain international organisations; contributions in respect of international peacekeeping; special payments and assistance; scholarships; military aid; overseas visitors; sundry other grants and services.30,545,0005,000,000
3. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for external radio broadcasting and monitoring services.1,000*−3,721,000
5. For expenditure on international development by the Department for International Development (formerly known as Foreign and Commonwealth Office--Overseas Development Administration) under the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980 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); global environment assistance; loans to the Commonwealth Development Corporation under the Commonwealth Development Corporation Acts 1978–95; payments to UNESCO; expenditure on the Turkey Ankara Metro mixed credit Aid and Trade provision project; running costs, related capital expenditure and other administrative costs; costs involved in the development of a public/private partnership with the Commonwealth Development Corporation; and payments (under the authority of the European Communities Act 1972) to certain beneficiaries of the Gibraltar Social Insurance Fund.30,934,000--
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 Union; other services including BSE emergency measures; and administration.141,835,000*−241,687,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on operational expenditure, agencies and departmental administration including BSE-related measures; promote food safety; take action against diseases with implications for human health; safeguard essential supplies in an emergency; promote action to alleviate flooding and coastal erosion; protect the rural economy particularly in Less Favoured Areas; 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; implement MAFF's CAP obligations efficiently and seek a more economically rational CAP while avoiding discrimination against UK businesses; 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; allocate resources where they are most needed; manage and develop staff; undertake research and development; and provide for the expenditure of the Ministry's executive agencies.1,0009,946,000
Class IV
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 including trade union ballots, and payments towards the expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics; regional and selective assistance; the aerospace and shipbuilding industries; exchange risk and other losses; international subscriptions; energy-related programmes including research and development, security of oil and gas supplies, and civil nuclear emergency planning; grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation, liabilities in respect of former coal industry employees, mainly employees of the British Coal Corporation, and other liabilities transferred from British Coal and associated administration costs including arbitration arrangements, grant in aid to the Coal Authority, and support for regeneration mainly of former British Coal sites; assistance to redundant steel workers; departmental administration including expenditure incurred by the Cabinet Office: Office of Public Service on competitiveness, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service grant-in-aid, support for industrial tribunals, a share of 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 including the coal, nuclear power and electricity industries; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; provision of land and buildings, loans, grants and other payments; a payment to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Class X, Vote 1); and a payment to HM Treasury (Class XVI, Vote 1).64,705,00011,055,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on payments to 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.7,693,0003,500,000
3. For payment of pensions etc to members of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority's superannuation schemes and other related expenditure.9,000,000500,000
5. 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.34,571,000*−44,682,000
8. For expenditure by the Office of Telecommunications on administrative and operational costs.353,000--
9. For expenditure by the Office of Gas Supply on administrative and capital costs.1,153,000--
10. For expenditure by the Office of Electricity Regulation on administrative and operational costs.2,350,000--
Class V
1. For expenditure by the Highways Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the Highways Agency of the former Department of Transport 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.10,230,00071,000,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of Transport on central transport administration; Government Office administration; miscellaneous services; ports and shipping services; civil aviation services; international aviation services; Royal travel; transport security; freight grants; land transport research and development; expenditure associated with the non rail privatisation programme and a European Community contribution in respect of the return visit to the wreck of the Derbyshire.3,626,000439,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of Transport on support to nationalised industries; grants to Railtrack; British Rail, DOA Ltd; MRPS grant; payments in respect of expenditure relating to the Channel Tunnel Rail Link; expenditure connected with the privatisation of British Rail businesses and Railtrack; other consultancies; capital expenditure by Transport industries funded by EC grants; payments in respect of ERDF payments in place of EC receipts; railway industry and National Freight Company funds; National Freight Company travel concessions; and rebate of fuel duty to bus operators.117,445,000--
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of Transport in connection with driver and vehicle registration and licensing, the collection of revenue, compensation and payments towards the pension of Local authority staff employed on driver and vehicle licensing before the setting up of DVLC; and the development and operations of other systems associated with the registration and licensing, the provision of anonymised data and the provision of miscellaneous services to other parts of the Department.416,0002,350,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former 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 including maintenance and operation of the Woolwich Ferry; vehicle and traffic enforcement; publicity; Statistics, Censuses and surveys; Trans European network payments for various local transport projects; transport supplementary grants to highway authorities in England; public transport facilities grants; grants to highway authorities and developers under the Industrial Development Act; licence fee refunds to goods vehicle and public service vehicle operators and drivers; grants to the Humber Bridge Board and payments for European Community projects not pre-funded by European Community receipts.2,525,00075,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of Transport on Marine Safety, Coastguard and Vehicle Certification agencies; loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate and the Driving Standards Agency trading funds; and payments to the Meteorological Office and the Driving Standards Agency.505,000399,000
Class VI
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of the Environment on payments to Housing Corporation; Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; private sector renewal; home improvement agencies; the Estates Renewal Challenge Fund; rent officers and Rent Assessment Panels; homelessness; housing management and mobility; gypsy sites; research, including projects on regeneration and European Community programmes; publicity; and for sundry other housing and construction grants, services and projects.81,542,000200,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of the Environment on Single Regeneration Budget support for urban and other regeneration initiatives; central government grants to local authorities for the Single Regeneration Budget; Dearne Valley College; grants to voluntary bodies; countryside and wildlife including National Parks Authorities, Nature Conservancy Councils pensions and research and monitoring; publicity related to the promotion of the Department's regeneration and countryside policies and programme; EU agency payments; ERDF funds paid in advance of EU receipts; ERDF projects not funded by receipts; and the private finance initiative.36,116,000176,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of the Environment on the environment, including research, long term monitoring and surveys; support to the environmental protection industry; environmental technology; support for measures to improve energy efficiency and environmental practice; support for measures which improve local environmental quality; support for the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; support for the Tidy Britain group and the National Environmental Technology Centre; smoke control and other improvements in air quality; environmental (including energy efficiency) publicity, promotion and awareness, including support for measures to promote sustainable development; the measurement of radon in premises; grant-in-aid to the Environment Agency, British Waterways Board and UK Ecolabelling Board; water supply and sewerage services including national security; the Wash Estuary Trial Bank; grants to voluntary bodies; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; planning redevelopment; residual services in connection with the privatisation of the water supply industry; compensation for persons disabled by certain industrial diseases; advice and awareness on handling of health issues which arise in the workplace; Going for Green; and pollution emergency response services.9,644,00075,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the former Department of the Environment on payment of revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Administration in England; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; grant in aid to the Local Government Commission and to the Local Government Residuary Body; residual payments of Community charge grant and rate rebate grants; payments under the council tax transitional reduction scheme; payments of SSA reduction grants; payments of reorganisation: transitional reduction grant; emergency financial assistance to local authorities, including payments under section 88B of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 to authorities affected by terrorism; repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 1996–97 and previous years; local government research, planning and minerals research and publicity, including European Union programmes and contributions to the Local Government Management Board; and special payments in connection with local government and planning programmes.2,000255,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, its agencies and the former Department of the Environment and its agencies on administration including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc; by the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency on appeals; a grant in aid to the Health and Safety Commission; the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre; the former Building Research Establishment Executive Agency; the residual functions of PSA Services; the privatisation costs of the Building Research Establishment Executive Agency; the costs of the sale of the Housing Corporation Loan Portfolio; and payments and loans to the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Executive Agency (trading fund).22,856,0002,110,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Water Services on administrative and operational costs and the provision of customer representation.500,000--
8. For expenditure by the Ordnance Survey on the Survey of Great Britain and other mapping services.1,0002,000,000
Class VII
1. For expenditure by the Home Office on police; the Forensic Science Service; emergency planning; fire services (including grants for private finance initiative projects); the Fire Service College; criminal policy and programmes including offender programmes; the prevention of drug abuse; crime prevention and other services related to crime; support for the voluntary sector (including expenditure incurred by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport); family policy issues; research; criminal injuries compensation; organised and international crime including provision for services under the Police Act 1997; control of immigration and nationality (including the employer sanctions helpline); issue of passports; community and constitutional services; firearms compensation and related matters including administration and grants to police authorities under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997; and on administration (excluding the provision for prisons administration carried on Class VII, Vote 2).2,0009,860,000
Class VIII
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.1,0007,010,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Court Service on court services; other legal services; accommodation services; and legal aid.7,805,0001,200,000
3. For expenditure by the Public Record Office on administration and operational costs.2,550,000350,000
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.16,900,000--
5. For expenditure by the Serious Fraud Office on administration, investigation and prosecution costs.400,000--
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor, the Treasury Solicitor's Department Agency, the Government Property Lawyer's Agency and the Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers on administration and costs for fees for legal and related services.433,000329,000
7. For expenditure by the Crown Office and Lord Advocate's Department on administrative costs, including fees paid to temporary Procurators Fiscal; and on witness expenses and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions.3,080,000245,000
Class IX
1. For 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 and access to these; the promotion of enterprise and the encouragement of self employment; payments for education, training and employment projects assisted by the European Union and refunds to the European Union; 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; the Department's own administration and research and that of Capita; information and publicity services; expenditure via Training and Enterprise Councils and amounts retained by them as surpluses and spent by them on training; other initiatives within their articles and memoranda of association; expenditure in connection with the sale of the student loans debt; and on expenditure in connection with the Welfare to Work Programme and Millennium Volunteers.641,714,000*–517,968,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Education and Employment 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.25,000,00025,000,000
3. For expenditure by the Employment Service of the Department for Education and Employment on: measures to help people, particularly people who are unemployed and people with disabilities, into work; the elements of the delivery of the Jobseeker's Allowance undertaken by the Employment Service; the payment of grants to voluntary bodies and local authorities towards the provision of supported employment; a grant in aid and the provision of a temporary loan facility to Remploy Limited; the administration of, and where appropriate the payment of allowances to people participating in, employment programmes, including pilot programmes and new measures to help people into work; on expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative, including the payment of temporary subsidies to employers; assistance to eastern Europe on labour market issues; European Employment Services on behalf of the European Commission; research; publicity; and administration.80,377,0001,579,000
Class X
1. For expenditure of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and by the former Department of National Heritage on payments in 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; for sponsorship of the music industry; to the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority and for certain broadcasting services and schemes including the expenses on the privatisation of the BBC transmission services; for related research, surveys and other services; for central administration costs; for commemorative services and Royal funerals; and for a payment to the Home Office (Class VII, Vote 1).25,269,0003,710,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the former Department of National Heritage on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for home broadcasting and payments to the Independent Television Commission.1,000--
Class XI
1. For expenditure by the Department of Health on hospital, community health, family health, and related services.444,340,000149,271,000
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; 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 and welfare food; payments in respect of Home Office inspection of laboratories services; grants in aid; and payments and subscriptions to international organisations.73,841,00029,251,000
3. For the 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.1,00020,000,000
Class XII
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 sundry other services, including pension and other payments in respect of service in the armed forces at other times; attendance allowance; invalid care allowance; severe disablement allowance; disability living allowance; disability working allowance; pensions, gratuities and sundry allowances for disablement and specified deaths arising from industrial causes; 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.1,000*–1,679,000
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, subsidies towards their costs incurred in administering the housing benefit and/or council tax benefit schemes and sums payable in respect of anti-fraud and similar administrative measures; sums payable as funding for LOFIT; sums payable for use for compensation payments to providers of existing supported accommodation; sums payable to the National Insurance Fund to increase its income, compensation payments in respect of statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, the national insurance contribution holiday scheme and amounts payable in respect of the national insurance surcharge account; sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on maternity expenses, funeral expenses, heating expenses in exceptionally cold weather and winter fuel payments, and to finance budgeting loans, crisis loans and community care grants; 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 have cars adapted.2,0001,051,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on administration; for agency payments; coordination of certain issues of particular importance to women (including expenditure incurred by Department for Education and Employment Class IX, Vote 1); expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative; expenditure on behalf of Department of Health; and for certain other services including grants to local authorities and voluntary organisations and other organisations including Chaseley Nursing Home and a payment to Department for Education and Employment Class IX, Vote 1.314,536,000*–224,553,000
Class XIII
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; other services including fisheries research and development and special services; domestic sewerage relief grant, natural heritage; environment protection; rural affairs; flood and coastal protection; payments to the Public Works Loan Board; and other water grants.102,842,000--
2. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department on revenue support grants and payment of non-domestic rates in Scotland; special grants relating to council tax and spend-to-save scheme; housing subsidies, financial support for Scottish Homes, other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; historic buildings and monuments (including administration); other central and environmental services including external legal services, advisory bodies, flood and storm emergencies, special financial assistance for Dunblane, sites for travelling people and residual grants to housing associations; 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; assistance to local transport; support for transport services in the highlands and islands; piers and harbours; certain other transport services and grants; grants for other services on the urban programme; other urban regeneration initiatives; expenses connected with the new towns wind up; expenditure relating to privatisation of the Scottish Bus Group and Highlands and Islands Airports Limited; grants to local authorities forming part of the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Area; other sundry services in connection with the environment; and European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund grants to public corporations, non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations.95,084,00011,562,000
3. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department on schools; grants for pre-school education; higher education and research, including the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council; the Student Awards Agency for Scotland including running and capital costs of the agency; further education, including payments to further education colleges; curriculum development including the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum and national testing including payments to the Scottish Qualifications Authority; international and other educational services, including support for School Boards, and training, research and educational technology; payments to careers service companies and education/industry link activities; sport; community education; Gaelic broadcasting; arts, libraries, museums and galleries, including purchase grants; cultural and scientific activities and organisations; publicity; indemnities; administration; central government grants to local authorities; enterprise, training and tourism including support for Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Tourist Board; investment assistance; innovation and technology support; technical and vocational education; the privatisation of the electricity industry; sundry industry etc. related activities including research and the expenses of various bodies; pensions and lump sums payable under the teachers' and NHS pension schemes, and certain premature retirement compensation payments; and the running and capital costs of the Scottish Office Pensions Agency.87,666,000*–50,916,000
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 foods; the Scottish Drugs Challenge Fund; and other services provided under the National Health Service in Scotland.102,773,00024,807,000
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 other protective and miscellaneous services, including publicity costs for the referendum on a Scottish Parliament; 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.2,613,000308,000
7. For expenditure by the General Register Office for Scotland on administrative and operational costs.750,000*–200,000
8. For expenditure by the Scottish Record Office on administrative costs; acquiring record material; construction and associated costs of a new purpose built repository; publication of a revised edition of the Proceedings of Parliament of Scotland; conservation grants to local archives; and a grant to the Business Archives Council of Scotland.751,000200,000
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.1,700,0001,300,000
10. For payments to the Forestry Fund.1,000119,000
Class XIV
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 food industry, the rural economy and the fishing industry; fisheries protection; 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.1,00047,000
2. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on regional assistance; Welsh Development Agency; Development Board for Rural Wales: exchange risk guarantees; other industry expenditure; 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; the promotion of enterprise, and encouragement of self-employed and small firms; help for unemployed people; 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.19,383,000*–1,900,000
3. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on arts; libraries; museums; roads and transport and 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 payments related to EU matters); health and personal social services and related inquiries; European Regional Development Fund; Welsh Office administration including Referendum publicity costs and costs associated with Devolution; TEC management fees (part); and other grants and services, including research.7,376,0001,710,000
4. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on hospital, community health, family health services, National Health Service trusts and on other health services (part).37,453,0009,758,000
5. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on revenue support grant and payment of non-domestic rates income to receiving authorities in Wales; payments to specified bodies; grants to local authorities in Wales in respect of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme; reduction grant to Dyfed-Powys Police Authority; special grants to local authorities following natural emergencies; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; running costs of Valuation Tribunals; publicity costs; exceptional expenses for the Commission for Local Administration in Wales; Treasury Solicitor legal services; 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.200,000--
Class XV
1. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on central and miscellaneous services; elections; Forum administration; political talks administration; security; the Independent Commission for Police Complaints in Northern Ireland; the Independent Commissioner for Holding Centres; the Independent Assessor of Military Complaints in Northern Ireland; the Parades Commission; arms decommissioning; forensic services; prisons; services related to crime; criminal justice; training schools; probation and aftercare, etc.; state pathology; Crown prosecutions and other legal services; compensation schemes; policing; European Union peace and reconciliation projects; and certain other grants.17,608,00049,101,000
Class XVI
1. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury on economic, financial and related administration, including debt management; regulation and supervision of the insurance industry; payments to certain parliamentary bodies and certain other services including expenses in connection with Honours and Dignities; transitional costs of winding down the Private Finance Panel and creating the Private Finance Taskforce including a grant in aid; payments in connection with the privatisation of Paymaster; and grants to the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.3,801,0007,870,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the manufacture, storage and distribution of coinage for use in the United Kingdom.10,500,000*–5,500,000
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.12,955,00030,000
4. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on the management and collection of the direct taxes; and for services provided for the Department's information technology partner, for other departments and for overseas tax administrations.48,297,000200,000
5. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department Valuation Office (Executive Agency) on the provision of valuation and other services for government departments and other public bodies.1,000432,000
8. For expenditure by National Savings on administration and publicity costs.2,196,000--
9. For expenditure by the Registry of Friendly Societies on behalf of the Building Societies Commission, the Friendly Societies Commission and the Central Office of the Registry on administrative costs.776,000349,000
10. For expenditure by the National Investment and Loans Office, National Debt Office, Public Works Loan Board and the Office of the Paymaster General.1,000575,000
11. For expenditure by the Office for National Statistics on the provision of economic, social labour market and other statistics and on departmental administration.3,279,000--
12. For expenditure by the Department of the Government Actuary on administrative costs.1,000--
Class XVII
1. For expenditure by the Office of the Minister for Public Service on the central management of the civil service; expenditure resulting from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster's chairmanship of the Ministerial Committee on Food and Safety; price concessions to public libraries; to meet the cost of government and other publications supplied to UK members of the European Parliament; expenditure on the privatisations of executive agencies; certain other services; and a payment to the Department of Trade and Industry (Class IV, Vote 1).17,761,00039,595,000
Class XVIII
1. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office on administrative costs; the Offices of the Prime Minister, the Minister Without Portfolio, the Parliamentary Counsel and the Government Chief Whip; the 1998 Economic Summit; payments to the Chequers Trust and the British National Committee for the History of the Second World War; and certain other services.4,146,000*–198,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Security and Intelligence Services on administration and operation costs, works and equipment, pension and other payments.7,244,0002,987,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Her Majesty's Privy Council on administration costs and for the financing of a Central Drugs Co-ordination Unit.278,000--
7. For expenditure by the House of Commons on Members' salaries, allowances, pensions etc, financial assistance to Opposition parties and an Exchequer contribution to the Members' Fund.8,699,000--
Total, Supplementary, 1997-9, £3,077,090,000*−558,127,000

*Deficit



Class I 1998–99

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 1999, including provision for numbers of personnel as set out hereunder, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 49,965; provision for Reserve Naval and Marine Forces to a number not exceeding 17,755; provision for Army Service to a number not exceeding 132,060; provision for the Reserve Land Forces to a number not exceeding 97,800; provision for Special Members of the Reserve Land Forces to a number not exceeding 6,000; provision for Air Force Service to a number not exceeding 58,280; provision for Reserve Air Forces to a number not exceeding 26,050; and provision for Special Members of the Reserve Air Forces to a number not exceeding 270); personnel costs, etc. of Defence Ministers and of civilian staff employed by the Ministry of Defence; movements; stores, supplies and services; spares and maintenance; plant and machinery; charter of ships; research; lands and buildings; works services; contingent liabilities; services provided by other Government departments; sundry services, subscriptions, grants, and other payments including those abroad such as assistance to foreign and Commonwealth governments for defence related purposes; and set-up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.10,713,809,000855,909,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on logistics services for the armed forces and the related personnel 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; services provided by other Government departments; sundry services, subscriptions and grants; and set-up costs, loans and funding to trading funds.4,669,236,000452,237,000
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; procurement, including development and production of equipment and weapon systems for the three armed forces; purchases for sale abroad; contingent liabilities; for sundry other procurement services, including those on repayment terms; and loans and funding to trading funds.6,856,925,000198,541,000
4. For expenditure by the Ministry of Defence on retired pay, pensions and other payments, etc.1,191,454,000951,002,000
Total, Class I, £23,431,424,0002,457,689,000


Class II 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 and Wilton Park Executive Agency, official information services, sundry services; and loans and payments in connection with catering services and related receipts. (Revised sum).588,004,000116,344,000
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; overseas visitors; sundry other grants and services.212,068,00015,284,000
3. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on a grant-in-aid to the British Broadcasting Corporation for external radio broadcasting by the World Service and the subscription to the World Service Monitoring Service.167,836,000--
4. For expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the British Council.97,447,000--
Total, Class II, £1,065,355,000131,628,000


Class III 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure on international development by the Department for International Development under the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980 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); global environment assistance; loans to the Commonwealth Development Corporation under the Commonwealth Development Corporation Acts 1978–1995; payments to UNESCO; expenditure on the Turkey Ankara Metro mixed credit Aid and Trade provision project; running costs, related capital expenditure and other administrative costs; costs involved in the development of a public/private partnership with the Commonwealth Development Corporation; and payments (under the authority of the European Communities Act 1972) to certain beneficiaries of the Gibraltar Social Insurance Fund. (Including a supplementary sum of £2,261,000).1,620,700,00085,428,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for International Development on pension and superannuation payments, grants and compensation payments, etc in respect of overseas services; and sundry other services and expenditure.132,633,000271,000
Total, Class III, £1,753,333,00085,699,000


Class IV 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 Union; other services including BSE emergency measures; and administration.333,562,0002,967,840,000
2. For expenditure by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on operational expenditure, agencies and departmental administration including BSE related measures; promote food safety; take action against diseases with implications for human health; safeguard essential supplies in an emergency; promote action to alleviate flooding and coastal erosion; to protect the rural economy particularly in Less Favoured Areas; 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; implement MAFF's CAP obligations efficiently and seek a more economically rational CAP while avoiding discrimination against UK businesses; 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, allocate resources where they are most needed; manage and develop staff; undertake research and development; and provide for the expenditure of the Ministry's executive agencies.733,296,000150,975,000
Total, Class IV, £1,066,858,0003,118,815,000


Class V 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on support for business; research and development, consumer and investor protection and the regulation of trade; fulfilment of international non-proliferation obligations; the promotion of awareness of the Millennium Bug problem and facilitation of access to solutions; improvement of employment relations and other programmes to encourage the development of a skilled and flexible labour market, the promotion of fairness and minimum standards at work, including a national minimum wage, and payments towards the expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics; improvement of radio spectrum efficiency; regional and selective assistance; the aerospace and shipbuilding industries; exchange risk and other losses; international subscriptions; energy-related programmes including research and development, security of oil and gas supplies, and civil nuclear emergency planning; grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation, liabilities in respect of former coal industry employees, mainly employees of the British Coal Corporation, and other liabilities transferred from British Coal and associated administration costs including arbitration arrangements, grant in aid to the Coal Authority, and support for regeneration mainly of former British Coal sites; assistance to redundant steel workers; departmental administration including the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service grant in aid, support for employment tribunals, a share of 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 including the coal, nuclear power and electricity industries; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; provision of land and buildings, loans, grants and other payments.1,375,582,000492,721,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Trade and Industry on payments to 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.1,338,497,0003,500,000
3. For payment of pensions, etc, to members of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority's superannuation schemes and other related expenditure.115,438,00022,262,000
4. For expenditure by the Export Credits Guarantee Department on administration.23,797,0001,284,000
5. 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.56,717,000132,525,000
6. 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.1,000263,850,000
7. For expenditure by the Office of Fair Trading on administrative and operational costs.21,731,000146,000
8. For expenditure by the Office of Telecommunications on administrative and operational costs.1,00011,145,000
9. For expenditure by the Office of Gas Supply on administrative costs.1,00012,434,000
10. For expenditure by the Office of Electricity Regulation on administrative and operational costs.1,00020,249,000
Total, Class V, £2,931,766,000960,116,000


Class VI 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payments to the Housing Corporation; Housing Revenue Account Subsidy; the renewal of private sector housing; the Estates Renewal Challenge Fund; homelessness; housing management and mobility; gypsy sites; rent and leasehold services; Single Regeneration Budget support for urban and other regeneration initiatives; European Community agency payments, including those for ports and railways in Wales; European Regional Development Fund projects not funded by or in advance of receipts; countryside and wildlife bodies; and sundry other grants and payments, including research, publicity and publications, in support of housing, construction, regeneration, countryside and wildlife matters (Revised sum).6,658,447,00017,202,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions 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; vehicle and traffic enforcement; publicity; statistics, censuses and surveys; Trans European network payments for various local transport projects; planning and minerals research; land transport research and development; transport supplementary grants to highway authorities in England; public transport facilities grants; grants to highway authorities and developers under the Industrial Development Act; support for rural bus services; licence fee refunds to goods vehicle and public service vehicle operators and drivers; and grants to the Humber Bridge Board.364,579,00019,512,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the environment, including support for measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency and environmental practice; support to the environmental protection industry; environmental technology; environmental (including energy efficiency) publicity, promotion and awareness, including support for measures to promote sustainable development; grants and other financial support to voluntary bodies; support for Environmental Campaigns Ltd, the Tidy Britain Group and Going for Green; support for the National Environmental Technology Centre; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; the Wash Estuary Trial Bank; support for the aims and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity; support for measures which improve local environmental quality; pollution emergency response services; the measurement of radon in premises; research, long term monitoring and surveys; grant in aid to the Environment Agency, British Waterways Board and UK Ecolabelling Board; compensation for persons disabled by certain dust related diseases and related publicity for the compensation scheme; water supply and sewerage services including national security; smoke control and other improvements in air quality; residual services in connection with the privatisation of the water supply industry; and planning redevelopment.335,513,000560,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on payment of revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates to receiving authorities in England; payments to specified bodies and the Commission for Local Administration in England; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; grant in aid to the Local Government Commission; costs of preparing for the Greater London Authority; establishment and operating costs of Regional Development Agencies and associated publicity; residual payments of community charge grant and rate rebate grants; payments of SSA reduction grants; payments of reorganisation: transitional reduction grants; grants in respect of payments towards the capital element of contracts let under the Private Finance Initiative; emergency financial assistance to local authorities; repayments of excess contributions made by the local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 1997–98 and previous years; local government research and publicity, including contributions to the Local Government Management Board; and special payments in connection with local government programmes.32,676,844,000105,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on administration, including research, royal commissioners, committees, etc; Government Offices for the Regions administration; grant in aid to the Health and Safety Commission; the residual functions of PSA Services; and on the sale of the PSA Services businesses.437,850,00018,581,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in support to nationalised industries; grants to Railtrack, British Rail, DoA Ltd; MRPS grant; payments in respect of expenditure relating to international railways and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link; expenditure connected with the privatisation of British Rail businesses and Railtrack; other consultancies; capital expenditure by transport industries funded by EC grants; railway industry and National Freight Company pension funds; National Freight Company travel concessions; rebate of fuel duty to bus operators; ports and shipping services; Royal Travel; miscellaneous services; civil aviation services; international aviation services; transport security; freight grants, and expenditure associated with the non rail privatisation programme.1,198,372,00049,954,000
7. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Planning Inspectorate Executive Agency and the Vehicle Certification Agency; loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate, the Driving Standards Agency and the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Executive Agency trading funds; the capital charge for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre; and payments to the Meteorological Office.117,472,00016,530,000
8. For expenditure by the Highways Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions 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; export opportunities; and research and development in support of Highways Agency operations.1,420,601,00085,500,000
9. For expenditure by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in connection with driver and vehicle registration and licensing, the collection of revenue, compensation and payments towards the pension of Local Authority staff employed on driver and vehicle licensing before the setting up of DVLC; and the development and operation of other systems associated with registration and licensing, the provision of anonymised data and the provision of miscellaneous services to other parts of the department (Revised sum).98,799,000103,690,000
10. 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.1,254,889,00040,000,000
11. 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.8,800,000--
12. For expenditure by the Office of Water Services on administrative and operational costs and the provision of customer representation.1,00010,503,000
13. For expenditure by the Ordnance Survey on the survey of Great Britain and other mapping services3,762,00090,033,000
Total, Class VI, £44,575,929,000452,170,000


Class VII 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Home Office on police; the Forensic Science Service; registration of forensic practitioners; emergency planning; fire services; the Fire Service College; criminal policy and programmes, including offender programmes; the prevention of drug abuse; crime prevention; provision of services relating to Crime and Disorder Bill and other services related to crime; support to the voluntary sector; family policy issues; research; criminal injuries compensation; organised and international crime; control of immigration and nationality; issue of passports; community and constitutional services; firearms compensation and related matters; and on administration (excluding the provision for prisons administration carried on Class VII, Vote 2).5,109,809,000198,938,000
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; grants to "Prisoners Abroad"; and Welfare to Work schemes.1,703,670,00022,703,000
3. For expenditure by the Charity Commission for England and Wales on administrative costs.21,277,00031,000
Total, Class VII, £6,834,756,000221,672,000


Class VIII 1998–99

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 10 Class VIII

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by 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.2,197,730,000342,138,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Court Service on court services; other legal services; accommodation services;and legal aid.42,784,00010,962,000
3. For expenditure by the Public Record Office on administration and operational costs.19,138,0001,600,000
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.281,807,00020,930,000
5. For expenditure by the Serious Fraud Office on administration, investigation and prosecution costs.15,486,000101,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor, the Treasury Solicitor's Department Agency, the Government Property Lawyer's Agency and the Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers on administration, and on costs and fees for legal and related services. (Revised sum)7,175,00053,062,000
7. For expenditure by the Crown Office and Lord Advocate's Department on administrative costs, including fees paid to temporary Procurators Fiscal, and on witnesses' expenses and other costs associated with Crown prosecutions.49,193,000114,000
Total, Class VIII, £2,613,313,000428,907,000


Class IX 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Department for Education and Employment on voluntary and special schools; the Assisted Places Scheme; the provision of education for under-fives; City Colleges and other specialist schools; grant-maintained schools and schools conducted by Education Associations; music and ballet 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 Union 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 and access to these; the promotion of enterprise and the encouragement of self employment; payments for education, training and employment projects assisted by the European Community and refunds to the European Community; events associated with the UK presidency of the EU; the UK subscription of the ILO; help for unemployed people; the promotion of equal opportunities, disability rights, childcare provision and co-ordination of certain issues of particular importance to women; the payment of certain fees to the Home Office; the Department's own administration and research and that of Capita; information and publicity services; 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; expenditure in connection with the sale of the student loans debt; and on expenditure in connection with Welfare to Work Programme and Millennium Volunteers. (Revised sum).11,376,795,0003,919,523,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Education and Employment 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' Pensions Scheme and on behalf of their employers.1,959,326,0001,780,429,000
3. For expenditure by the Employment Service of the Department for Education and Employment on: measures to help people, particularly people who are unemployed and people with disabilities, into work; the elements of the delivery of the Jobseeker's Allowance undertaken by the Employment Service; the administration of, and where appropriate the payment of allowances to people participating in, the Welfare to Work programme and other employment programmes, pilot programmes and new measures to help people into work; the payment of temporary subsidies to employers; the payment of grants to voluntary bodies and local authorities towards the provision of supported employment; a grant in aid and the provision of a temporary loan facility to Remploy Limited; assistance and advice on employment service and labour market issues to international organisations; research; publicity; and administration.1,739,859,00030,017,000
4. For expenditure by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England on administration and inspection, including the inspection of schools and other educational institutions, funded nursery providers and Local Education Authorities.131,641,000500,000
Total, Class IX, £15,207,621,0005,730,469,000


Class X 1998–99

SCHEDULE (B).--Part 12 Class X

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For the expenditure of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and by the Department of National Heritage on payments in 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; for sponsorship of the music industry; to the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority and for certain broadcasting services and schemes including the expenses on the privatisation of the BBC transmission services; for related research, surveys and other services; for central administration costs; expenses of the New Opportunities Fund and of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts; and for commemorative services and Royal funerals.878,787,00013,380,000
2. For expenditure by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for home broadcasting; and payments to the Independent Television Commission.2,130,000,000--
3. For expenditure by the Office of the National Lottery on administrative costs.2,251,000--
Total, Class X, £3,011,038,00013,380,000


Class XI 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Department of Health on hospital, community health, family health and related services. (Including a supplementary sum of £6,600,000)31,865,014,0009,296,624,000
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 and on welfare food, payments in respect of Home Office inspection of laboratories services, grants-in-aid, payments and subscriptions to international organisations and payments made under Sector Challenge arrangements with the Department of Trade and Industry. (Revised sum)1,382,467,000134,937,000
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.729,523,0001,829,395,000
Total, Class XI, £33,977,004,00011,260,956,000


Class XII 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 sundry other services, including pension and other payments in respect of service in the armed forces at other times; attendance allowance; invalid care allowance; severe disablement allowance; disability living allowance; disability working allowance; 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; family credit; vaccine damage payment scheme; earnings top-up pilot; jobseeker's allowance (income based), jobseeker's allowance (contribution based); back to work bonus; and expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative.38,187,457,000958,268,000
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, 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 and similar administrative measures; sums payable as funding for LOFIT; sums payable for use for compensation payments to providers of existing supported accommodation; sums payable as start-up costs incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative; sums payable to Private Sector Landlords of existing supported accommodation for use as compensation payments, sums payable to the National Insurance Fund to increase its income and compensation payments in respect of statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay and the national insurance contribution holiday scheme; sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on maternity expenses, funeral expenses, and heating expenses in exceptionally cold weather, and Winter fuel payments, and to finance budgeting loans, crisis loans and community care grants; 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.10,321,781,0003,897,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Social Security on administration; agency payments; co-ordination of certain issues of particular importance to women; expenditure incurred as part of the Welfare to Work initiative; expenditure on behalf of Department of Health; and for certain other services, including grants to local authorities and voluntary organisations and other organisations.1,972,331,0001,109,694,000
Total, Class XII, £50,481,569,0002,071,859,000


Class XIII 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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; 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.253,899,00021,649,000
2. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Development Department on revenue support grants and payment of non-domestic rates in Scotland; special grants relating to council tax and spend-to-save scheme; housing subsidies, financial support for Scottish Homes, other expenditure, contributions and grants relating to housing; historic buildings and monuments (including administration); other central and environmental services including flood and storm emergencies, special financial assistance for Dunblane, sites for travelling people and residual grants to housing associations; roads and certain associated services, including the acquisition of land, lighting, road safety, work on roads on behalf of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions and related services; assistance to local transport; support for transport services in the highlands and islands; piers and harbours; certain other transport services and grants; grants for other services on the urban programme; other urban regeneration initiatives; expenses connected with the new towns wind up; expenditure relating to the privatisation of the Scottish Bus Group and Highlands and Islands Airports Limited; grants to local authorities forming part of the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Area; other sundry services in connection with the environment; and European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund grants to public corporations, non-departmental public bodies, local authorities and other bodies and organisations.5,552,073,00034,280,000
3. For expenditure by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department on schools; funding of pre-school education; grants for pre-school education; higher education including the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council; educational development, research and promotion; the Student Awards Agency for Scotland including running and capital costs of the agency; further education, including payments to further education colleges; training and development of teachers; curriculum development including the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum and national testing including payments to the Scottish Qualifications Authority; international and other educational services, including support for School Boards, and training, research and educational technology; payments to careers service companies and education/industry link activities; sport; community education; Gaelic broadcasting; arts, libraries, museums and galleries, including purchase grants; cultural and scientific activities and organisations; publicity; indemnities; administration; central government grants to local authorities; enterprise, training and tourism including support for Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Tourist Board; investment assistance; innovation and technology support; the privatisation of the electricity industry; sundry industry and training etc. related activities including research, childcare and the expenses of various bodies; pensions, allowances, gratuities etc. payable in respect of the teachers' and NHS pension schemes, and certain premature retirement compensation payments; and the running and capital costs of the Scottish Office Pensions Agency.2,241,610,000634,299,000
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; the Scottish Drugs Challenge Fund; and other services provided under the National Health Service in Scotland.4,276,855,000688,066,000
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 other protective and miscellaneous services; 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.842,009,0007,841,000
6. For expenditure by the Scottish Office on administrative costs and operational costs, costs associated with the establishment of a Scottish Parliament, costs of continuing services of a Scottish Parliament, other devolution costs and on the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland. (Revised sum)151,869,0008,738,000
7. For expenditure by the General Register Office for Scotland on administrative and operational costs.5,577,0002,302,000
8. For expenditure by the Scottish Record Office on administrative costs; acquiring record material; construction and associated costs of a new purpose-build repository; publication of a revised edition of the Act of Parliament of Scotland; conservation grants to local archives; and a grant to the Business Archives Council of Scotland.3,470,000614,000
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.42,032,00018,513,000
10. For payments to the Forestry Fund.47,425,000200,000
Total, Class XIII, £13,416,819,0001,416,502,000


Class XIV 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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 food industry, the rural economy and the fishing industry; fisheries protection; 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.41,429,0006,643,000
2. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on regional assistance; Welsh Development Agency; the former Development Board for Rural Wales (merged with the Welsh Development Agency from the Autumn); exchange risk guarantees; other industry expenditure; 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; the Welfare to Work programme; initiatives and programmes within education; the promotion of enterprise, and encouragement of the self-employed and small firms; help for unemployed people; Careers Service; publicity and research; education (including the Further Education Funding Council for Wales and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales); certain other services and expenses; arts, libraries and museums. (Including a supplementary sum of £4,300,000).836,063,00031,604,000
3. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on roads and transport and associated services; housing, including the commutation of loan charge grants to local authorities and Capital Receipts Initiative; historic buildings and ancient monuments; Cadw Agency; other environmental services (including tourism, civil defence, national parks, Planning Inspectorate Agency and payments related to EC matters); health and personal social services (including Welfare to Work) and related inquiries; European Regional Development Fund; Welsh Office administration; costs associated with Devolution; TEC management fees (part); and other grants and services, including research.813,975,0007,524,000
4. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on hospital, community health, family health services, National Health Service trusts and on other health services (part).2,222,428,000373,330,000
5. For expenditure by the Welsh Office on revenue support grant and payment of non-domestic rates income to receiving authorities in Wales; payments to specified bodies; grants to local authorities in Wales in respect of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme; special grants local authorities following natural emergencies; payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; running costs of Valuation Tribunals; publicity costs; Local Government research, reviews and evaluations; exceptional expenses for the Commission for Local Administration in Wales; Treasury Solicitor legal services; 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.2,467,045,00010,000
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.10,216,000355,000
Total, Class XIV, £6,391,156,000419,466,000


Class XV 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on central and miscellaneous services; elections; Forum administration; political talks administration; referendum costs; the Saville Inquiry; security; the Independent Commission for Police Complaints in Northern Ireland; the Independent Commissioner for Holding Centres; the Independent Assessor of Military Complaints in Northern Ireland; the Parades Commission; arms decommissioning; forensic services; prisons; services related to crime; criminal justice; training schools; probation and after-care, etc.; state pathology; Crown prosecutions and other legal services; compensation schemes; policing; European Union peace and reconciliation projects; and certain other grants.926,291,00059,158,000
2. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office on a grant-in-aid to the Northern Ireland Consolidated Fund and other transfers.1,800,000,000--
Total, Class XV, £2,726,291,00059,158,000


Class XVI 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury on economic, financial and related administration; regulation and supervision of the insurance industry; payments to certain parliamentary bodies and certain other services, including expenses in connection with Honours and Dignities; a grant-in-aid to the Private Finance Taskforce; payments relating to the Debt Management Office; and on providing information to business about the euro (Including supplementary sum of £6,400,000).63,065,00013,110,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the manufacture, storage and distribution of coinage for use in the United Kingdom.25,000,0003,000,000
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.835,543,00015,640,000
4. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department on the management and collection of the direct taxes and for services provided for the Department's information technology partner, for other departments, and for overseas tax administrations.1,633,425,000135,447,000
5. For expenditure by the Inland Revenue Department Valuation Office (Executive Agency) on the provision of valuation and other services for Government departments and other public bodies.1,000156,225,000
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.162,000,000--
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.40,000,000585,000,000
8. For expenditure of National Savings on administration and publicity costs.172,815,000966,000
9. For expenditure by the Registry of Friendly Societies on behalf of the Building Societies Commission, the Friendly Societies Commission and the Central Office of the Registry on administrative costs.1,522,0005,820,000
10. For expenditure by the National Investment and Loans Office, National Debt Office, Public Works Loan Board and the Office of the Paymaster General.330,0005,498,000
11. For expenditure by the Office for National Statistics on the provision of economic, social labour market and other statistics, and on departmental administration.96,497,00030,031,000
12. For expenditure by the Department of the Government Actuary on administrative costs.619,0006,324,000
13. For the salaries of the Crown Estate Commissioners and the expense of their Office.1,757,000--
14. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury in connection with the sales of residual Government shareholdings and holdings of privatised companies' debt.1,0002,996,000
15. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Treasury to repay to the Contingencies Fund certain miscellaneous advances made during the year ended 31 March 1998 (New estimate).112,000--
Total, Class XVI, £3,032,687,000960,057,000


Class XVII 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Office of the Minister for Public Service on the central management of, and delivery of services to, the civil service including the delivery of cross-departmental IT systems; expenditure resulting from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster's chairmanship of the Ministerial Committee on Food and Safety; and certain other services.119,119,000126,915,000
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.1,409,500,0001,341,500,000
3. For expenditure by the Central Office of Information on allied service work and payments to the Royal Household for the procurement of communications and information services.1,182,000--
Total, Class XVII, £1,529,801,0001,468,415,000


Class XVIII 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the Cabinet Office on administrative costs; the Offices of the Prime Minister, the Minister Without Portfolio, the Parliamentary Counsel and the Government Chief Whip; the 1998 Economic Summit; payments to the Chequers Trust and the British National Committee for the History of the Second World War, and certain other services.42,531,0009,429,000
2. For expenditure by Her Majesty's Security and Intelligence Services on administration and operational costs, works and equipment, pensions and other payments.708,143,0003,968,000
3. For expenditure of the Department of Her Majesty's Privy Council on administration costs and for the financing of a Central Drugs Co-ordination Unit.2,708,00026,000
4. For expenditure by the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioners for England, Scotland and Wales on administrative costs.14,644,000--
5. For expenditure of the House of Lords on Peers' expenses and administrative costs, including staff pensions, security, stationery, printing, and financial assistance to Opposition parties. 28,286,000--
6. For expenditure of the House of Lords on works services: including a payment to the House of Commons in respect of administration.13,802,000100,000
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.87,577,000--
Total, Class XVIII, £897,691,00013,523,000


Class XVIII, A 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations 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.86,180,000--
2. For expenditure by the House of Commons Commission on accommodation services, including the administrative costs of the services.86,120,0001,100,000
Total, Class XVIII, A, £172,300,0001,100,000


Class XVIII, B 1998–99

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 1999, viz.:--

Sums not exceeding
Supply GrantsAppropriations in Aid
££
1. For expenditure by the National Audit Office.40,900,0008,200,000
Total, Class XVIII, B, £40,900,0008,200,000


SCHEDULE (C) Enactments Repealed

ChapterShort title
1996 c. 4Consolidated Fund Act 1996
1996 c. 60Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act 1996
1996 c. 45Appropriation Act 1996

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