§ The Secretary of State for Health (Mr. Alan Milburn)
Subject to Parliamentary approval of the necessary Supplementary Estimate, the Department and the Food Standards Agency departmental expenditure limits (DELs) will be increased by £448,742,000 from £56,476,255,000 to £56,924,997,000 and the administration cost limits (ACL) will decrease by £10,539,000 from £379,782,000 to £369,243,000. The Department's DEL will be increased by £448,742,000 from £56,341,630,000 to £56,790,372,000 and the ACL will increase by £8,829,000 from £324,663,000 to £333,492,000. The Food Standards Agency DEL remains unchanged at £134,625,000 but the ACL will decrease by £19,368,000 from £55,119,000 to £35,751,000. The impact on resource and capital are set out in the table.
Resource (£'000) Capital (£'000) Change 393,200 55,542 New Department of Health DEL 54,385,885 2,404,487 Voted 54,858,261 1,161,967 Non Voted -472,376 1,242,520 Food Standards Agency DEL 133,988 637 Of which Voted 133,988 637 Non Voted 0 0 TOTAL DH/FSA Group DEL 54,519,873 2,405,124
The change in the resource element of the department expenditure limit for the Department arises from: a claim for early take of additional end year flexibility from 2001–02 £120 million and the take up of end year flexibility £16.111 million (£6 million revenue allocations and £10.111 million administration cost limit) as set out in Table 6 of the Public Expenditure 51WS 2001–02 Provisional Outturn White Paper Cm 5574 published in July 2002; a change in the level of National Health Service trust depreciation £58.216 million; a transfer from the capital element of the Department's DEL of £197.051 million; additions from the evidence based policy fund £0.229 million; net transfers from the Home Office of £3.433 million for training bursaries drug research and drug action teams, training of staff, offset by a grant for match funded social care projects; net transfer to the National Assembly for Wales £-5.960 million (£-0.022 administration cost limit) mainly for out of area treatments, high security psychiatric services, cross border prescribing and prison healthcare offset by contributions to committee costs and post graduate medical education; net transfer to the Scottish Executive £-2.050 million for out of area treatments, offset by a contribution to HIV surveillance funding, contributions to postgraduate medical education, the high security infectious diseases unit and the Beta Interferon risk sharing scheme; a transfer to the Department of Transport £-0.010 for a contribution to the international transport programme, environment and health programme; a transfer to the Department for Work and Pensions £-1.699 million for costs associated with the road traffic accident compensation recovery unit; from the Department for Education and Skills £7.067 million for medical student bursaries offset by a contribution for funding education advisers; to the Cabinet Office £-0.175 million for development of a website; from DHSS Northern Ireland £0.747 million for out of area treatments and the Beta Interferon risk sharing scheme and from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister £0.240 million (administration cost limit) for public service agreements.
The change in the capital element of the department expenditure limit for the Department arises from: the take up of end year flexibility £58.942 million as set out in Table 6 of the Public Expenditure 2001–02 Provisional Outturn White Paper Cm 5574 published in July 2002; additional resources for private finance initiative balance sheet adjustments £153.571 million; a transfer to the resource element of the Department's DEL of £-197.051 million; additions from the capital modernisation fund £42.670 million; a transfer to the National Assembly for Wales £-0.540 million for accelerated discharge; to the Department for Education and Skills £-1 million for a contribution for Derby Medical School; to the Cabinet Office £-0.575 million for development of a website and to the Ministry of Defence £-0.475 million for capital contribution for Royal Hospital Haslar.
The Department's administration cost limit has increased by £8.829 million from £324.663 million from £333.492 million as detailed above, offset by a transfer of £-1.5million for capital provision. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) administration cost limit has decreased by £19.368 million from £55.119 million to
£'000 Resources Capital Change New DEL Of which: voted Non voted Change New DEL Of which: voted Non voted 30,591 1,177,900 1,177,900 0 4,510 69,063 41,575 27,488
£35.751 million as a result of re-classifying meat hygiene service (MHS) costs from administration to programme and refining the FSA's and MHS's budget for 2002–03.