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Departmental Expenditure Limits

Volume 508: debated on Monday 29 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the written ministerial statement of 23 February 2010, Official Report, columns 50-68WS, on departmental expenditure limits, whether her Department made a request for resources 4 as part of its supplementary estimate. (322560)

The written ministerial statement of 23 February 2010 only details changes to the Departments for Work and Pensions departmental expenditure limit. There were no departmental expenditure limit changes for Request for Resources 4 as part of the Spring Supplementary Estimate.

The Voted provision for Request for Resources 4 increased in the Spring Supplementary Estimate by £3,918,000 from £18,721,770,000 to £18,725,688,000 due to an increase in the provision for the grant in aid payment to the Independent Living Fund. This increase can see be seen in the Central Government Supply Estimates 2009-10 Spring Supplementary Estimate—HM Treasury HC 257:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/springsupps0910_dwp.pdf