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APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Women (M76)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry for Women

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY FOR WOMEN: Minister for Women

Overview of the Vote

The Minister for Women is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2016/17 financial year, covering the following:

  • over $4 million for advice to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters that improve the lives of New Zealand women
  • $300,000 to provide suitable women nominees for appointment to state sector boards and committees
  • $200,000 for administrative, advisory and research support for the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women
  • $355,000 for support services to the Vote Minister
  • $40,000 for departmental capital expenditure.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-4.

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