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Administrative Costs

Volume 404: debated on Thursday 8 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the administrative costs were of the Northern Ireland Office as a percentage of total spending since 1999. [103810]

Full details of the administrative costs and total annual expenditure for the Northern Ireland Office from 1999 were set out in the NIO 2002 Departmental Report, which is available in the Parliamentary Library. Copies of the relevant pages from the Report are as follows. The 2003 Departmental Report will be published in May.The percentages of the administrative costs against the Resource Budget, using the figures from the 2003 report, are as follows (approximately):

Percentage
1998–9916.5
1999–200015.4
2000–0115.9
2001–0212.5
2002–0318.8

Table 1.4: NIO Administration

£000

1998–99

1999–2000

2000–01

2001–02

2002–03

2003–04

Outturn

Outturn

Outturn

Estimated Outturn

Plans

Plans

Gross Administration Costs
Paybill137133115120
Other23373039
Total Gross Administration Costs160171146159152154
Related Administration Cost Receipts-7-8-8-9-7-8
Total net administration costs154162138151145146

of which

Departmental expenditure limit (DEL)154162138151145146
Non-cash AME
Total net administration costs by activity:
Police544444
Criminal Justice43561111
Public Prosecution Service766766
Prison12311497959091
Compensation Agency533343
Bloody Sunday Inquiry/Weston Park Talks11111
Other93123332931
Total Net Administration Costs154162138151145146
Controls and limits:
Administration costs limits for gross controlled areas
NIO154165139151145
Total administration costs limits for gross controlled areas154165139151145