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Appropriation (No.2) Act 2001 (c. 21)

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Appropriation (No.2) Act 2001

2001 CHAPTER 21

An Act to authorise the use of resources and the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund for the service of the year ending on 31st March 2002 and to appropriate the supply authorised in this Session of Parliament.

[19th July 2001]

Whereas the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled have resolved to authorise the use of resources and the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply which they have granted to Her Majesty in this Session of Parliament:--

Be it therefore 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:--

1 Use of resources for the year ending on 31st March 2002

The use of resources for the service of the year ending on 31st March 2002 is authorised to the amount of £1,250,531,000.

2 Issue out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending on 31st March 2002

The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom and apply to the service of the year ending on 31st March 2002 the sum of £2,853,190,000.

3 Appropriation of amounts and sums voted for supply services.

(1) All the amounts and sums authorised by this Act totalling, as is shown in Schedule 1 to this Act, £1,250,531,000 in amounts of resources and £2,853,190,000 in sums authorised for issue from the Consolidated Fund, are appropriated for the services and purposes specified in Schedule 2.

(2) Schedule 2 also sets out the maximum amounts of resources that may be applied as appropriations in aid under section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 to the several purposes and objectives specified in that Schedule.

(3) The abstract of Schedules 1 and 2 which is annexed to this Act shall have effect as part of this Act.

4 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2001.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES 1 AND 2 to which this Act refers

Schedule 1

Resources authorised for use ... ... ... ...£1,250,531,000
Grants out of the Consolidated Fund ... ... ... ...£2,853,190,000

Schedule 2 Appropriation of Resources and Grants

Net Resources authorised for useGrants out of the Consolidated FundAppropriations in Aid
Request for resources
Supplementary, 2001--021,250,531,0002,853,190,000−1,326,000
Grand Total ... ... ... ...1,250,531,0002,853,190,000−1,326,000

SCHEDULE 1 Resources authorised for use and Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

Resources authorised for UseGrants out of the Consolidated Fund

For the service of the year ended 31st March 2002--

  • Under this Act


SCHEDULE 2 Supplementary, 2001–02

Schedule of the supplementary resources authorised for use, and the supplementary sums authorised for issue out of the Consolidated Fund, to meet the costs of the services specified in the first column of the Schedule, which will be incurred during the year ending on 31st March 2002.

Net Resources authorised for useGrants out of the Consolidated FundAppropriations in Aid
* Deficit
Request for resources
1. Protecting and promoting public health in relation to food7,803,000−7,308,000*
Administration, inspections, surveillance, managing research and development, education, publicity and publications, funding for non cash items; funding of the Meat Hygiene Service
1. Protecting and improving the environment, offering the opportunity of a decent home, enhancing opportunity in rural areas, promoting sustainable economic development through integrated regional and local action and an efficient market in the construction industry, and improving health and safety1,0002,500,000
Measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency, security and environmental practice; support to the environmental protection industry, for environmental technology and for measures to promote sustainable development; grants and other financial support to voluntary bodies; support for measures to stimulate sustainable consumption of goods and services; support for Environmental Campaigns Limited, the National Environmental Technology Centre, the Carbon Trust, the Waste and Resources Action Programme and 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; radon measurement and support of remedial works campaigns; grant-in-aid to the Environment Agency and the British Waterways Board; compensation for sufferers, or their dependants, of certain dust-related diseases; water supply and sewerage services, including national security; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; research development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion, awareness and publications; grant-in-aid Countryside Agency and Nature Conservancy Council for England; national parks grant; payments for the Housing Corporation; housing revenue account subsidy; the renewal of private sector housing; home buying and selling; housing transfers; homelessness and rough sleepers; housing management; rent and leasehold services; national approved letting scheme; The Rent Service Agency support for the construction industry; regional development agencies; the London Development Agency; refurbishment of gypsy sites, deprived neighbourhoods, including New Deal for Communities; Urban Regeneration Agency (English Partnerships); regional chambers; housing action trusts; Estate Action; Groundwork; coalfields regeneration; European Union agency payments, including those for ports and railways in Wales; minor grants-in-aid, grants and payments in support of housing, construction, regeneration, countryside and wildlife initiatives; payments to Ordnance Survey (trading fund); planning, including minerals programmes; the Planning Inspectorate executive agency; European regional development fund projects not funded by or in advance of receipts; special payments; administration; and associated non-cash items.
2. Promoting modern, integrated and safe transport and providing customer-focused regulation831,000,000--
Ports and shipping services; support for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency; civil and international aviation services; support to nationalised transport industries; transport security and royal travel; payments to the Highways Agency for the management, maintenance and improvement of the trunk road network and motorway system in England, including the acquisition of land, publicity, scheme design and preparation, archaeological survey and rescue work; compensation; selling into wider markets including export opportunities; netting off of revenue from speeding offences, payments to private consortia for design, build, finance and operate schemes; 100 per cent grants to local authorities for works on local authority roads required or incurred by the Department and developers' contributions, together with the associated administrative costs and research and development in support of the Highways Agency operations; research, development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion, payments to local authorities for the routine maintenance of de-trunked roads, awareness and publications; grants to Railtrack, British Rail and London Transport; Strategic Rail Authority grant; transport grants to local authorities; the Channel Tunnel Rail Link and the Commission for Integrated Transport; railway industry and National Freight Company pensions funds; National Freight Company travel concessions; rebates of fuel duty to bus operators; vehicle and traffic enforcement; services for roads and local transport; support for other minor transport services, related trans-European network funds; and the Vehicle Certification Agency; grants to the Vehicle Inspectorate and the Driving Standards Agency; loans to the Vehicle Inspectorate and the Driving Standards Agency; driver and vehicle licensing and registration, the collection of revenue, compensation and pensions cost-relating to pre-DVLC local authority driver and vehicle licensing staff; the development and operation of other systems associated with registration and licensing, the provision by DVLA of anonymised data and other services; support for the haulage industry; Powershift and cleaner vehicles programmes; waterway freight grants; Greater London Authority transport grant; speed and red light camera enforcement; subscriptions and contributions to international organisations; special payments; administration and associated non-cash items relevant to the above.
3. Promoting a system of elected government in England responding to the needs of local communities189,500,000--
Payments for Valuation Office Agency rating and valuation services; payments to the Audit Comission for work in connection with best value inspection; payments to meet the expenses of valuation tribunals; research, development, surveys, monitoring, statistics, advice and consultancies; publicity, promotion, awareness and publications; grant-in-aid to the Local Government Commission and costs of mapping revised administrative and electoral boundaries following the Commission's reviews; payments in connection with Government intervention in local authorities; general GLA grant; costs of preparing for the Greater London Authority and related bodies, and payments in connection with the mayoral and assembly elections; payments by the Secretary of State acting under transitional powers under the Greater London Act 1999; 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; grant-in-aid to the Standards Board for England; payments of SSA reduction grants and central support protection grant; PSA performance fund payments; payments in respect of the capital element of contracts let under the private finance initiative; emergency financial assistance to local authorities; special grants under section 88(b) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988; grants to beacon councils; repayments of excess contributions made by local authorities in respect of non-domestic rates in 2000--01 and previous years; special payments; and associated non-cash items.
HOME OFFICE10,330,000
1. Building a safe, just and tolerant society6,897,0005,000,000
Police; the Forensic Science Service; registration of forensic practitioners; emergency planning; fire services; the Fire Service College; criminal policy and programmes including offender programmes and the National Probation Service; the prevention and treatment of drug abuse; crime reduction and prevention; provision of services relating to the Crime and Disorder Act; criminal justice planning system 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, support for asylum seekers; refunds of fines to carriers of inadequately documented passengers; issue of passports; community and constitutional services including the Queen's Golden Jubilee Event and the Experience Corps; firearms compensation and related matters; claims by local authorities for the Kosovan evacuees special grant; administration and asociated non-cash items.
2. Protecting the public by holding prisoners in decent conditions and reducing re-offending after release14,235,000−15,515,000*
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"; Welfare to Work schemes; funding for joint initiatives within the criminal justice system; and associated non-cash items.
1. Increasing UK Competitiveness7,812,00016,927,000
Promotion of enterprise, innovation and increased productivity and support for business, including the preparation of regional innovation strategies, the spread of industry led partnerships aimed at spreading best practice and the encouragement of the uptake and accessibility of technology; implementation of the programmes set out in the Knowledge Economy White Paper; payments to the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions for the establishment of innovation clusters and business incubators, of regional centres for manufacturing excellence; and towards the costs of the Waste Resources Action Programme; payments to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport for the funding of projects in the tourist and media sectors; payment to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in respect of the costs of the Chevening scholarships; payment to the Department for Education and Employment of contribution towards the costs of the Council for Excellence in Management and Leadership; support for the Small Business Service and the programmes, including the Farm Business Advice Service, which it will be administering through Business Link operators and other local outlets; support for the Rover Task Force and its recommendations, including support for suppliers affected by BMW's decision to sell Rover and a payment to the Department of th Environment, Transport and the Regions towards the administration costs incurred by Advantage West Midlands; research and development, including support for standards and the National Measurement System and associated capital expenditure; promotion of and support for the use of e-commerce; competitiveness funding for the Regional Development Agencies and the London Development Agency; support for the Regional Innovation Funds; telecommunications and posts; shipbuilding and aerospace industries; compensation for distant water trawlermen; exchange risk and other guarantee losses; the creation of strong and competitive markets and the development of a fair and effective legal and regulatory framework; the promotion of competition, protecting and promoting the interests of consumers, including support for consumer organisations and trading standards officers, and investor protection; development of post offices to provide access to official services and information, including the Internet and consultancy advice on the implementation of the Postal Services Act; the regulation of trade; fulfilment of international non-proliferation obligations; 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 payment to the Inland Revenue for its enforcement; payments towards the expenses of the Office of Manpower Economics; discharge of liabilities in respect of former public sector employees who suffered damage as a result of an admitted failure to implement the Acquired Rights Directive; improvement of radio spectrum efficiency; international subscriptions; energy-related programmes including research and development, the promotion of new and renewable sources of energy and clean coal technology, security of oil and gas supplies, and civil nuclear emergency planning; support for safety, environment and social impact programmes relating to nuclear sites in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union; grants and loans to the British Coal Corporation; claims for the restitution of property of victims of Nazi persecution seized during the Second World War under the Trading With the Enemy legislation; the efficient management of nuclear liabilities, including nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management; regulation of nuclear security including the programme expenditure and administration costs of the Office of Civil Nuclear Security; the efficient management of 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; operating aid to coal producers; assistance to redundant steel workers; deparmental administration including the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service grant-in-aid, support for employment tribunals, a share of the administration costs of British Trade international; modernising government activities; central and miscellaneous services; the operational costs of departmental executive agencies; privatisation expenses including the coal, nuclear power and electricity industries; the costs of advisers for the BNFL Public Private Partnership; loans to trading funds; petroleum licensing and royalty; bulk payment of pension liabilities to the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme in respect of SITRPO staff; provision of land and buildings, loans, grants and other payments and associated non-cash items.
1. Effective management of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Superannuation Schemes1,000--
Payment of pensions etc to members of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority's superannuation schemes and other related expenditure.
1. Enhanced competitiveness of companies in the UK through overseas sales and investment; and a continuing high level of quality, foreign direct investment2,000,000--
Trade development and promotion and inward investment (including grants to the Regional Development Agencies (RDAs)), associated capital and other related expenditure and associated non-cash items.
1. Ensuring that consumers benefit from safe and competitively priced food, from a sustainable and efficient food chain and contributing to the well being of rural and coastal communities43,266,000870,000
Food safety and hygiene; animal health and welfare; plant health; emergency and strategic food services; flood and coastal protection and land drainage; support for the fishing industry; conservation; environmental protection; countryside management and stewardship; compensation payments to producers; support for agriculture in special areas; assistance to production; marketing and processing in the agriculture, fisheries and food industries; botanical services; commissioned and departmental research and development; operational costs of the Ministry's executive agencies; specialist support services, management and development of staff, other departmental administration costs, regional restructuring costs and associated non-cash items allocating resources where they are needed; cover for emergency measures including Foot and Mouth Disease; payments to Spanish fishermen and associated legal costs following EC judgement against the UK.
1. Protecting and expanding Britain's woodlands and increasing their value to society and the environment1,000--
Representation of British interests in international forestry policy matters: protection of British forest and trees from imported pests and diseases; forestry research; paying superannuation benefits to former staff; promotion and regulation of forestry activity in England and Wales through grants for new planting, replanting after felling and forest improvement, the application of forest management standards and felling controls; managing the public forest estate including planting, roading, harvesting and marketing of timber, restocking and the provision of public access and recreation; administration, recovery of VAT and associated non-cash items.
1. Funding, co-ordination and implementation of aspects of the Common Agricultural Policy's Guarantee Section as economically, efficiently and effectively as possible67,891,000−3,800,000
Giving effect in the United Kingdom to the agricultural support provisions of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union; other services including emergency measures in relation to BSE and Classical Swine Fever particularly the Pig Welfare (Disposal) Scheme; emergency measures in relation to Foot and Mouth Disease, particularly the Livestock Welfare (Disposal) Scheme; administration and associated non-cash items.
1. Improving the quality of life through cultural and sporting activities18,700,000--
Support for national and other museums and galleries; the Government Indemnity Scheme; the British Library and other library and archive institutions and services; to the Arts and Sports Councils and for other arts and sports bodies and schemes; the Royal Palaces and Parks; historic buildings, ancient monuments and sites, certain public buildings, the national heritage and architecture; promotion of tourism; support to film bodies and projects; sponsorship of the music industry; the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority and certain broadcasting services and schemes; related research, surveys and other services; central administration costs; expenses of the National Lottery Commission; commemorative services and Royal funerals; transfer of pension values of certain bodies; and associated non-cash items.
2. Broadening access to a rich and varied cultural and sporting life through home broadcasting33,000,000--
Payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation for home broadcasting; and associated non-cash items.
1. Supporting the Prime Minister's Office closely in ensuring the delivery of Government objectives28,424,000--
The offices of the Prime Minister, the Minister of State, the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Privy Seal, and the Government Chief Whip; the Parliamentary Counsel; Secretariat to the Cabinet; on the central management of, and delivery of services to, the Civil Service and wider public sector; delivery of the modernisation of government programme and civil service reform; cross-departmental IT systems; co-ordination of cross-cutting issues including social exclusion, anti-drugs and women's issues; Minister for the Cabinet Office's chairmanship of the Ministerial Committees for Better Government, Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Organisms, and Drugs Misuse; grant-in-aid to certain not for profit organisations; certain other services; and associated non-cash items.
Total Supplementary, 2001--02 ... ... ... ...1,250,531,0002,853,190,000−1,326,000*

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