Government Departments: Expenditure

House of Lords written question – answered on 18th December 2013.

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Photo of Lord Morris of Aberavon Lord Morris of Aberavon Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the expenditure of each department of state headed by a Cabinet Minister in the last year for which they have figures.

Photo of Lord Deighton Lord Deighton The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

The table below shows spending by each departmental group. This information is from the Public Spending Statistics Release published by HM Treasury in October 2013. This data for 2012-13 is the latest available and is presented in the table below.

2012-13 spend by departmental group (£ million) Total Departmental Expenditure Limit (1) Total Departmental Annually Managed Expenditure Total Expenditure
Education 54,688 11,598 66,287
NHS (Health) 105,221 18,878 124,100
Transport 12,143 529 12,672
CLG Communities 3,781 413 4,194
CLG Local Government 27,599 140 27,739
Business, Innovation and Skills 16,707 6,037 22,744
Home Office 11,641 1,260 12,901
Justice 8,349 915 9,264
Law Officers' Departments 592 5 598
Defence 34,259 7,325 41,584
Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2,026 88 2,114
International Development 7,758 185 7,943
Energy and Climate Change 3,155 5,368 8,523
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2,301 -30 2,270
Culture, Media and Sport 2,471 4,799 7,270
Work and Pensions 7,492 160,788 168,280
Scotland 28,281 2,942 31,223
Wales 14,848 393 15,242
Northern Ireland 10,430 8,000 18,430
Chancellor's Departments 3,467 20,778 24,245
Cabinet Office 2,439 9,431 11,870
Small and 1,455 -150 1,305
Total 361,103 259,694 620,798

(1) Total Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL) is given by Resource DEL less depreciation plus capital DEL.

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