Departmental Expenditure Limits

Northern Ireland written statement – made on 13th February 2013.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Subject to parliamentary approval of any supplementary estimate, the Northern Ireland Executive departmental expenditure limit (DEL), net of depreciation, is increased by £326,962,000 from £10,420,601,000 to £10,747,563,000.

Within the total DEL change, the impact on resources and capital is set out in the following table:

Summary Opening Position Changes Current Position
Fiscal RDEL 9,463,471 34,362 9,497,833
Ring-fenced Student Loans in RDEL 69,210 184,800 254,010
Ring-fenced Depreciation in RDEL 386,382 0 386,382
Capital DEL 887,920 107,800 995,720
Total DEL (RDEL + CDEL - Depreciation) 10,420,601 326,962 10,747,563

The change in the NIE DEL are set out in the table below:

Fiscal RDEL £’000
Provision at Main Estimates 9,463,471
   
Changes in Supplementary Estimate  
Devolved Administration Budget Exchange 48,275
Budget Transfer to NIO: HR Connect -1
Budget Transfer to NIO: Stormont House -46
Budget Transfer to NIO: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee -220
Reserve Claim: Coastal Communities Fund 450
Reserve Claim: Policing and Justice 61,254
Resource to Capital Switch -75,350
sub total 34,362
   
Revised Provision (Supplementary Estimate) 9,497,833
   
Ring-fenced Student Loans in RDEL  
Provision at Main Estimates 69,210
   
Changes in Supplementary Estimate  
Reserve Claim: Student Loans 184,800
   
Revised Provision (Supplementary Estimate) 254,010
   
Ring-fenced Depreciation in RDEL  
Provision at Main Estimates 386,382
   
no further changes  
   
Capital DEL  
Provision at Main Estimates 887,920
   
Changes in Supplementary Estimate  
Devolved Administration Budget Exchange 6,807
Barnett Consequentials (Autumn Statement 2012) 1,543
Reserve Claim: Policing and Justice 24,100
Resource to Capital Switch 75,350
sub total 107,800
   
Revised Provision (Supplementary Estimate) 995,720

The effect of the above changes to DEL and AME is to increase the cash grant payable to the Northern Ireland consolidated fund by £618,000,000 to £14,674,000,000.