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Departmental Expenditure Limits

Volume 519: debated on Wednesday 24 November 2010

Subject to parliamentary approval of the necessary supplementary estimate, the Home Office’s departmental expenditure limits for 2010-11 will be reduced by £27,570,000 from £10,002,634,000 to £9,975,064,000 and the administration budget will be reduced by £12,300,000 from £404,810,000 to £392,510,000.

Within the DEL change, the impact on resources and capital are as set out in the following tables:

ChangeNew DEL£000

Voted

Non-voted

Voted

Non-voted

Total

Resource DEL

(26,496)

(1,074)

8,399,252

1,020,085

9,419,337

Of which

Administration budget

(12,191)

(109)

213,205

179,305

392,510

Capital DEL1

(4,000)

4,000

588,461

175,761

764,222

Less Depreciation2

6,900

(6,900)

(151,029)

(57,466)

(208,495)

Total DEL

(23,596)

(3,974)

8,836,684

1,138,380

9,975,064

1 Capital DEL includes items treated as resource in estimates and accounts but which are treated as Capital DEL in budgets.

2 Depreciation, which forms part of resource DEL, is excluded from total DEL since Capital DEL includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.

£000's

Total

o/w Non cash

o/w Admin

(a) The change in the resource element of the DEL arises from:

(27,570)

0

(12,300)

Transfers from other Government Departments:

5,000

0

0

Programme from the Security and Intelligence Agencies to the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (section C) for funding counter-terrorism activities.

5,000

Transfers to other Government Departments:

(32,570)

0

(12,300)

Programme from the UK Border Agency (section D) to the Ministry of Justice to help close the financial gap around asylum and immigration tribunals activity

(14,000)

Admin from Central Services (section F) to the Ministry of Justice for shared accommodation costs.

(12,300)

(12,300)

Programme from the UK Border Agency (section D) to Communities and Local Government to fund the Migration Impact Fund.

(4,340)

Programme from the UK Border Agency (section D) to the Scottish Government to fund the Migration Impact Fund.

(1,180)

Programme from the Crime and Policing Group (section A) to the Ministry of Justice to meet the costs of the Victims’ Commissioner’s Office.

(400)

Programme from Central Services (section F) to the Cabinet Office for improving information strategy capability.

(300)

Programme from the UK Border Agency (section D) to the Ministry of Justice for funding the Ministerial Council on deaths in custody.

(50)

CAPITAL

Total

(b) There is no change in the capital element of the DEL.

0