Health written statement – made on 23rd November 2010.
Subject to the necessary supplementary estimates, the Department of Health's element of the departmental expenditure limit (DEL) will increase by £20,860,000 from £106,260,372,000 to £106,281,232,000 the Administration Cost Limit has increased by £4,201,000 from £211,079,000 to £215,280,000. The Food Standards Agency DEL decreases by £16,059,000 from £130,989,000 to £114,930,000. The Administration Cost Limit will reduce by £5,389,000 from £56,299,000 to £50,910,000. The overall DEL including the Food Standards Agency will increase by £4,801,000 from £106,391,361,000 to £106,396,162,000. The impact on resource and capital are set out in the following table:
|Department of Health|
|Resource DEL, of which||467.860||-447.000||101,141.041||243.339||101,384.380|
|Total Department of Health DEL||467.860||-447.000||103,291.230||2,990.002||106,281.232|
|Total Department of Health spending (after adjustment)||467.860||-447.000||102,171.811||2,990.002||105,161.813|
|Food Standards Agency|
|Resource DEL, of which||-16.059||-||114.329||-||114.329|
|Total Food Standards Agency DEL||-16.059||114.930||-||114.930|
|Total Food Standards Agency spending (after adjustment)||-16.059||-||113.069||-||113.069|
|(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 the total DEL since the capital DEL includes capital spending and to include depreciation of those assets would lead to double counting.
The Department of Health DEL has increased by £20,860,000 made up of:
an increase of £14,327,000 (£4,201,000 administration costs) as a result of a Machinery of Government change with nutrition policy moving from the Food Standards Agency; a transfer of £10,513,000 from the Ministry of Justice mainly for prison healthcare services; a transfer of -£2,000,000 to the Cabinet Office as the Department's share of a contribution to information assurance strategy; and a transfer of -£1,980,000 to the Department of Communities and Local Government towards the migrant impact fund.
The Department of Health's administration cost limit has increased as a result of the Machinery of Government change detailed above.
The change of £16,059,000 to the Food Standards Agency element of the DEL is due to:
a reduction in DEL of £14,327,000 (£4,201,000 administration costs) for the transfer of nutrition responsibilities to the Department of Health. It was announced on the