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Estimates of appropriations

Vote Parliamentary Service - Finance and Government Administration Sector - Estimates 2020/21

Vote Parliamentary Service

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Parliamentary Service

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for annual appropriations in Vote Parliamentary Service for the 2020/21 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of just over $70 million for purchasing administrative services and building operations from the Parliamentary Service
  • a total of $374,000 for support to the Speaker's office
  • a total of just over $4 million for departmental capital expenditure
  • a total of $22 million for payment of members' salaries and allowances
  • a total of just over $3 million on members' communications for voice, data, standard office software, standard office products and stationery
  • a total of just under $5 million on travel for members of Parliament and others
  • a total of just over $3 million for payment of accommodation of members and travel of members' families
  • a total of just over $1 million on travel for qualifying former members of Parliament, and
  • a total of $17 million for depreciation related to assets within the Parliamentary complex.

The Speaker is also responsible for the following multi-year appropriations included in the 2020/21 year:

  • a total of just under $133 million for support to members of Parliament and their parties for the full term of the 53rd Parliament
  • a total of just over $8 million for capital works within the parliamentary precinct over the period of the MYA, and
  • a total of just over $2 million for the future accommodation strategy.

The Speaker is also responsible for a capital injection of just over $4 million to the Parliamentary Service for the year 2020/21.

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

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations

Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type 2019/20 2020/21
Final
Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Support Services to the Speaker (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of services to support the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
168 168 374

Total Departmental Output Expenses

168 168 374

Departmental Other Expenses

     

Onerous Lease and Asset Write-offs (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the recognition of onerous leases and asset write-offs due to the exit of Bowen House.
30,819 - -

Total Departmental Other Expenses

30,819 - -

Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Parliamentary Service - Capital Expenditure PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Parliamentary Service, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
5,086 5,086 4,290

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

5,086 5,086 4,290

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Accommodation of Members and Travel of Members' Families PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to accommodation services for members and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and travel services for family members of members of Parliament, of Ministers and during the immediate post-election period, of qualifying electoral candidates, as authorised by section 22(1) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
3,200 3,200 3,200

Depreciation Expense on Parliamentary Complex (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the depreciation expense on the Parliamentary buildings, furniture, antiques and art collection, and the library collection.
17,000 17,000 17,000

Member Support - Independent (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for Independent members to support their parliamentary operations, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
299 299 98

Members' Communications (M78)

This appropriation is limited to members' and, during the immediate post election period, qualifying electoral candidates' and former members' communications (voice and data and standard office productivity software), and members' and, during the immediate post election period, qualifying electoral candidates' and former members' use of standard office products and stationery supplies as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
3,348 3,348 3,348

Members of the House of Representatives' Salaries and Allowances PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred under section 8(4) of the Members of Parliament Remuneration and Salaries Act 2013 and incorporates salaries and allowances determined by the Remuneration Authority, payable to members of Parliament who are neither Ministers of the Crown nor Parliamentary Under-Secretaries.
22,000 22,000 22,000

Transitional costs between Parliaments (M78)

This appropriation is limited to transitional costs in relation to leaders' offices, whips' and members offices that are consequential on the result of the General Election as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
- - 1,195

Travel of former MPs (M78)

This appropriation is limited to travel expenses for qualifying former members, as specified in sections 39 - 40 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
1,300 1,300 1,300

Travel of Members and Others (M78)

This appropriation is limited to domestic air, land and sea travel for members and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, and international travel services for members and qualifying spouses/partners, political exchange participants and officials as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
4,800 4,800 4,800

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

51,947 51,947 52,941

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

     

Operations, Information and Advisory Services MCA (M78)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide administrative and support services to the House of Representatives and to members of Parliament, and making Parliament publicly accessible.
67,014 67,014 70,124

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Building and Operations Management

This category is limited to the provision of building maintenance and operational services for the parliamentary precincts.
29,544 29,544 31,449

Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services

This category is limited to computing facilities, information sharing and telecommunication services and associated advisory services on the parliamentary network.
19,646 19,646 20,513

Parliamentary Library

This category is limited to research, collections and information management services through the Parliamentary Library.
5,391 5,391 6,309

Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies

This category is limited to bureau accounting and payroll services for members and other parliamentary agencies and the setting, administering and delivery of members' entitlements.
12,433 12,433 11,853

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

67,014 67,014 70,124

Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations

155,034 124,215 127,729

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Additional Support for Members (M78)

This appropriation is limited to additional support for members to address sensory or physical impairment or other events beyond their control, as authorised by the Speaker.

Commences: 01 October 2017

Expires: 31 October 2020
Original Appropriation 900
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 900
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 9
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 816
Estimate for 2020/21 75
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Additional Support for Members (M78)

This appropriation is limited to additional support for members as authorised by the Speaker.

Commences: 01 November 2020

Expires: 31 October 2023
Original Appropriation 900
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 900
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 225
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 675

Final and Other Contractual Payments to Staff (M78)

This appropriation is limited to making final and other ex-gratia payments (that are more appropriately funded centrally rather than through the Party and Member Support appropriations) to Parliamentary Service staff supporting members of Parliament and Parliamentary parties in accordance with their employment contracts.

Commences: 01 October 2020

Expires: 30 September 2023
Original Appropriation 1,827
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,827
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,299
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 528

Party and Member Support - ACT (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the ACT parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 1,116
Adjustments to 2018/19 437
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,553
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 777
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 640
Estimate for 2020/21 136
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Party and Member Support - Green (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Green parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Co-Leaders' office, support staff, research operations, Musterer's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 12,773
Adjustments to 2018/19 (6,993)
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 5,780
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 2,963
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,239
Estimate for 2020/21 578
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Party and Member Support - Labour (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Labour parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whips' office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 38,973
Adjustments to 2018/19 4,359
Adjustments for 2019/20 6
Adjusted Appropriation 43,338
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 22,089
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 17,282
Estimate for 2020/21 3,967
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Party and Member Support - National (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the National parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whips' office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 56,445
Adjustments to 2018/19 7,774
Adjustments for 2019/20 12
Adjusted Appropriation 64,231
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 32,989
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 25,440
Estimate for 2020/21 5,802
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Party and Member Support - New Zealand First (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the New Zealand First parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 11,605
Adjustments to 2018/19 (5,399)
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,206
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 2,768
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,846
Estimate for 2020/21 592
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - ACT (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the ACT parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 1,641
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,641
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 414
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 1,227

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Green (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Green parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Co-Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Musterer's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 6,448
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,448
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,634
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 4,814

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Labour (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Labour parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 46,812
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 46,812
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 11,854
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 34,958

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - National (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the National parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 69,805
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 69,805
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 17,662
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 52,143

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - New Zealand First (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the New Zealand First parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 6,994
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,994
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,772
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 5,222

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

   

Crown Asset Management (M78)

This appropriation is limited to Minor Capital works within the Parliamentary Complex to carry out essential maintenance and minor capital improvements.

Commences: 01 July 2016

Expires: 30 June 2020
Original Appropriation 17,012
Adjustments to 2018/19 (494)
Adjustments for 2019/20 6,204
Adjusted Appropriation 22,722
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 12,068
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 10,654
Estimate for 2020/21 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Crown Asset Management (M78)

This appropriation is limited to Capital works within the Parliamentary Complex to carry out essential maintenance and capital improvements.

Commences: 01 July 2020

Expires: 30 June 2024
Original Appropriation 22,112
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 22,112
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 8,278
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 13,834

Future Accommodation Strategy (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the implementation of the Future Accommodation Strategy at Parliament.

Commences: 16 December 2019

Expires: 30 June 2024
Original Appropriation 4,232
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 4,232
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,116
Estimate for 2020/21 2,116
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations

  2019/20 2020/21
Final
Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations 155,034 124,215 127,729
Total Forecast MYA Non-Departmental Other Expenses 49,263 49,263 46,010
Total Forecast MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure 12,770 12,770 10,394

Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations

217,067 186,248 184,133

Capital Injection Authorisations

  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Parliamentary Service - Capital Injection (M78) 2,250 2,250 4,475

Supporting Information

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole

1.1 - New Policy Initiatives

Policy Initiative Appropriation 2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
53rd Parliament Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - ACT MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 23 29 34 10
  Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Green MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 185 231 275 80
  Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Labour MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 1,065 1,326 1,584 462
  Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - National MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 1,273 1,586 1,893 554
  Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - New Zealand First MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 208 259 310 90
  Final and Other Contractual Payments to Staff MYA
Non-Departmental Other Expense
- 1,299 178 178 172
  Party and Member Support - ACT
Non-Departmental Annual
- - - - 30
  Party and Member Support - Green
Non-Departmental Annual
- - -   241
  Party and Member Support - Labour
Non-Departmental Annual
- - - - 1,387
  Party and Member Support - National
Non-Departmental Annual
- - -   1,658
  Party and Member Support - New Zealand First
Non-Departmental Annual
- - - - 271
  Final and Other Contractual Payments to Staff
Non-Departmental Annual
- - - - 3,083
  Member Support - Independent
Non-Departmental Annual
- 23 29 34 40
Parliamentary Security Review Crown Asset Management
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure - MYA
- 3,000 - - -
  Operations, Information and Advisory Services
Building and Operations Management
Departmental Output Expense - MCA
- 3,100 520 550 550
Exit of Bowen House for Seismic Strengthening Work and Future Parliamentary Accommodation Future Accommodation Strategy
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure - MYA
2,116 2,116 - - -
  Onerous Lease and Asset Write-offs
Departmental Other Expense
30,819 - - - -
  Operations, Information and Advisory Services

Building and Operations Management

Departmental Output Expense - MCA
1,500 - - - -
Exit of Bowen House Operations, Information and Advisory Services
Information Communications and Technology Services
Departmental Output Expense - MCA
20 931 931 931 931
  Capital Injection
Departmental Net Assets
650 3,650 - - -
  Crown Asset Management
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure - MYA
1,204 - - - -
Total Initiatives   36,309 16,873 5,089 5,789 9,559

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

  2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 2023/24
Actual
$000
Actual
$000
Actual
$000
Actual
$000
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Departmental
Transactions
Budget
$000
Non-
Departmental
Transactions
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Estimated
$000
Estimated
$000
Estimated
$000

Appropriations

                       
Output Expenses 350 205 341 270 168 168 374 - 374 174 174 174
Benefits or Related Expenses - - - - - - N/A - - - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other Expenses 80,282 80,141 82,004 79,591 132,029 101,210 - 98,951 98,951 95,426 96,096 101,061
Capital Expenditure 12,160 11,537 10,236 7,992 17,856 17,856 4,290 10,394 14,684 9,323 8,003 8,094
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - - - - - - N/A - - - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)                        
Output Expenses 56,050 58,107 59,552 62,168 67,014 67,014 70,124 - 70,124 66,732 66,777 68,049
Other Expenses - - - - - - - - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - - - - - - N/A - - - - -

Total Appropriations

148,842 149,990 152,133 150,021 217,067 186,248 74,788 109,345 184,133 171,655 171,050 177,378

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

                       
Tax Revenue - - - - - - N/A - - - - -
Non-Tax Revenue - - - - - - N/A - - - - -
Capital Receipts - - - - - - N/A - - - - -

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

- - - - - - N/A - - - - -

Note - where restructuring of the vote has occurred then, to the extent practicable, prior years information has been restated as if the restructuring had occurred before the beginning of the period covered. In this instance Total Appropriations for the Budgeted and Estimated Actual year may not equal Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations in the Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections.

Adjustments to the Summary of Financial Activity Table Due to Vote Restructuring

There have been no restructuring adjustments to prior year information in the Summary of Financial Activity table.

1.3 - Analysis of Significant Trends

2019/20 Other Expenses are higher due to expected asset write offs, the expected onerous lease related to Bowen House seismic strengthening work and related relocation of offices.

Capital Expenditure is expected to be higher in 2019/20 due to the conversion of underutilised library spaces into functional office spaces triggered by the seismic strengthening of Bowen House, and consented design to rebuild the Executive Wing Annex and build a Secure Delivery building.

The Operations, Information and Advisory Services (MCA) has increased year on year due to additional funding being required to support the Service's capability and capacity.

Part 2 - Details of Departmental Appropriations

2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses

Support Services to the Speaker (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the provision of services to support the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Expenses and Revenue
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 168 168 374
Revenue from the Crown 168 168 374
Revenue from Others - - -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the running of Speaker's office as well as providing external triennial reviews of the appropriations supporting Parliament.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
Standard
Estimated
Actual
Budget
Standard

The Speaker is satisfied with the provision of resources and services to his office (see Note 1)

4 4 4

Note 1 - Customer satisfaction of at least 4 on a scale of 1-5 in the annual Speaker's satisfaction survey, a 1 being 'not satisfied at all' and 5 being 'very satisfied'.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Parliamentary Service in the Annual Report to be presented to the House.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The increase in this appropriation for 2020/21 is due to funding required for the seventh Appropriations Review Committee.

2.3 - Departmental Capital Expenditure and Capital Injections

Parliamentary Service - Capital Expenditure PLA (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Parliamentary Service, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
Capital Expenditure
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Forests/Agricultural - - -
Land - - -
Property, Plant and Equipment 2,986 2,986 951
Intangibles 2,100 2,100 3,339
Other - - -

Total Appropriation

5,086 5,086 4,290
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the replacement of life-expired assets and the purchase or development of assets in support of the delivery of Parliamentary Service's outcomes.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

Expenditure is in accordance with the Parliamentary Service's capital asset programme.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Parliamentary Service in the Annual Report to be presented to the House.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The decrease in this appropriation for 2020/21 is due to a scaled back capital plan for that year, largely attributable to the exit of Bowen House which has resulted in leasehold improvements to the leased premises being put on hold.

Capital Injections and Movements in Departmental Net Assets
Parliamentary Service
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2019/20
Estimated Actual
$000
2020/21
Projected
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2020/21
Opening Balance 29,711 26,961  
Capital Injections 2,250 4,475 Capital injection for the refurbishment of leased parliamentary accommodation and other capital costs relating to the exit of Bowen House.
Capital Withdrawals (5,000) - Capital withdrawal relates to a transfer of capital to Crown in order to fund the refurbishment of under-utilised library spaces.
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

26,961 31,436  

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Accommodation of Members and Travel of Members' Families PLA (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to accommodation services for members and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and travel services for family members of members of Parliament, of Ministers and during the immediate post-election period, of qualifying electoral candidates, as authorised by section 22(1) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 3,200 3,200 3,200
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the supply of accommodation for Members and travel of Members' families.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), as it is solely limited to payments for accommodation services. Performance information relating to the administration of these payments is provided under the MCA Category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies. Additional information will be disclosed on a quarterly basis under s30 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.

Additional Support for Members (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Additional Support for Members (M78)

This appropriation is limited to additional support for members to address sensory or physical impairment or other events beyond their control, as authorised by the Speaker.

Commences: 01 October 2017

Expires: 31 October 2020
Original Appropriation 900
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 900
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 9
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 816
Estimate for 2020/21 75
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for members for matters that are outside their control relating to sensory or physical impairment or other events beyond their control.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative as it is solely for the additional support of Members of Parliament where there is sensory or physical impairment that is beyond the members control. Performance information relating to the administration of these payments is provided under the MCA category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies.

Additional Support for Members (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Additional Support for Members (M78)

This appropriation is limited to additional support for members as authorised by the Speaker.

Commences: 01 November 2020

Expires: 31 October 2023
Original Appropriation 900
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 900
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 225
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 675
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the members for matters that are outside their control relating to sensory or physical impairment or other events beyond their control.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative as it is solely for the additional support of Members of Parliament where there is sensory or physical impairment that is beyond the members control. Performance information relating to the administration of these payments is provided under the MCA category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Depreciation Expense on Parliamentary Complex (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the depreciation expense on the Parliamentary buildings, furniture, antiques and art collection, and the library collection.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 17,000 17,000 17,000
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve recognition of the expense related to consuming assets (furniture, library, art and antiques) over their useful lives.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the depreciation of Crown assets. Performance information relating to the administration of this expense is provided under the MCA category Building and Operations Management.

Final and Other Contractual Payments to Staff (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Final and Other Contractual Payments to Staff (M78)

This appropriation is limited to making final and other ex-gratia payments (that are more appropriately funded centrally rather than through the Party and Member Support appropriations) to Parliamentary Service staff supporting members of Parliament and Parliamentary parties in accordance with their employment contracts.

Commences: 01 October 2020

Expires: 30 September 2023
Original Appropriation 1,827
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,827
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,299
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 528
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the meeting of contractual obligations as required for Parliamentary Service staff supporting members of Parliament and Parliamentary parties.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative as it is solely for the payment of final and other contractual payments to staff. Performance information relating to the administration of these payments is provided under the MCA category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 1,299 178 178 172
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation created as a result of the 53rd Parliament budget initiative.

Member Support - Independent (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to funding for Independent members to support their parliamentary operations, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 299 299 98
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for an independent member of Parliament.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption has been provided under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the PFA as additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the independent member of parliament.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 23 29 34 40

Members' Communications (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to members' and, during the immediate post election period, qualifying electoral candidates' and former members' communications (voice and data and standard office productivity software), and members' and, during the immediate post election period, qualifying electoral candidates' and former members' use of standard office products and stationery supplies as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 3,348 3,348 3,348
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve communication and network availability solely for members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for members' communication costs. Performance information relating to the administration of the payments is provided under the MCA category Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology Services.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Members Communications - Additional Support 2017/18 575 575 575 575 575

Members of the House of Representatives' Salaries and Allowances PLA (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred under section 8(4) of the Members of Parliament Remuneration and Salaries Act 2013 and incorporates salaries and allowances determined by the Remuneration Authority, payable to members of Parliament who are neither Ministers of the Crown nor Parliamentary Under-Secretaries.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 22,000 22,000 22,000
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve payment of salaries and allowances as determined by the Remuneration Authority solely for members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for payments of salaries and allowances. Performance information relating to the administration of the payments is provided under the MCA category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies.

Party and Member Support - ACT (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support - ACT (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the ACT parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 1,116
Adjustments to 2018/19 437
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,553
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 777
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 640
Estimate for 2020/21 136
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the ACT Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the ACT Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Members Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 14 4 - - -
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 14 7 - - -

 

Party and Member Support - Green (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support - Green (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Green parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Co-Leaders' office, support staff, research operations, Musterer's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 12,773
Adjustments to 2018/19 (6,993)
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 5,780
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 2,963
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,239
Estimate for 2020/21 578
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the Green Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the Green Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Member Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 57 14 - - -
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 112 58 - - -

Party and Member Support - Labour (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support - Labour (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Labour parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whips' office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 38,973
Adjustments to 2018/19 4,359
Adjustments for 2019/20 6
Adjusted Appropriation 43,338
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 22,089
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 17,282
Estimate for 2020/21 3,967
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the Labour Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the Labour Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Member Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 502 125 - - -
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 642 334 - - -

Party and Member Support - National (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support - National (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the National parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whips' office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 56,445
Adjustments to 2018/19 7,774
Adjustments for 2019/20 12
Adjusted Appropriation 64,231
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 32,989
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 25,440
Estimate for 2020/21 5,802
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the National Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the National Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Member Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 762 191 - - -
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 782 406 - - -

Party and Member Support - New Zealand First (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support - New Zealand First (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the New Zealand First parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations during the 52nd Parliament including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2017 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 11,605
Adjustments to 2018/19 (5,399)
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,206
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 2,768
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,846
Estimate for 2020/21 592
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the New Zealand First Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the New Zealand First Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Member Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 62 15 - - -
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 126 65 - - -

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - ACT (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - ACT (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the ACT parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 1,641
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,641
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 414
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 1,227
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the ACT Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the ACT Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 23 29 34 10
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Green (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Green (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Green parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Co-Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Musterer's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 6,448
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,448
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,634
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 4,814
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the Green Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the Green Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 185 231 275 80
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Labour (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - Labour (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the Labour parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 46,812
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 46,812
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 11,854
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 34,958
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the Labour Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the Labour Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 1,065 1,326 1,584 462
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - National (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - National (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the National parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 69,805
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 69,805
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 17,662
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 52,143
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the National Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the National Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 1,273 1,586 1,893 554
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - New Zealand First (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Party and Member Support 53rd Parliament - New Zealand First (M78)

This appropriation is limited to funding for the New Zealand First parliamentary party to support their parliamentary operations including its Leader's office, support staff, research operations, Whip's office, communications, administrative and support services for members, and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.

This appropriation starts on the day after polling day for the 2020 general election and ends at the close of polling day at the next general election.

Original Appropriation 6,994
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 6,994
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 1,772
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 5,222
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve support for the New Zealand First Parliamentary Party and its members.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the support of the New Zealand First Parliamentary Party.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
53rd Parliament 2020/21 - 208 259 310 90
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Transitional costs between Parliaments (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to transitional costs in relation to leaders' offices, whips' and members offices that are consequential on the result of the General Election as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation - - 1,195
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the transition between 52nd and 53rd Parliaments.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

An exemption has been provided under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), as additional performance information is unlikely to be informative because this appropriation is solely for the transitional costs between the 52nd and 53rd Parliaments. 

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Parliamentary Transition Arising from a General Election 2017/18 - 1,195 - - 1,195
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The increase in this appropriation is due to it being a new appropriation.

Travel of former MPs (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to travel expenses for qualifying former members, as specified in sections 39 - 40 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 1,300 1,300 1,300
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the supply of travel solely for former members. The level of such costs will be determined by the Remuneration Authority.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), it is solely limited to payments for travel services. Performance information relating to administration of these payments is provided under the MCA Category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies. Additional information will be disclosed on a quarterly basis under s.30 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.

Travel of Members and Others (M78)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to domestic air, land and sea travel for members and, during the immediate post-election period, qualifying electoral candidates and former members, and international travel services for members and qualifying spouses/partners, political exchange participants and officials as allowed under directions given by the Speaker.
Expenses
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000
Total Appropriation 4,800 4,800 4,800
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the provision of travel for members and others.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), it is solely limited to payments for travel services. Performance information relating to administration of these payments is provided under the MCA category Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies. Additional information will be disclosed on a quarterly basis under s.30 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Previous Government            
Travel of Members and Others - Additional Support 2017/18 250 250 250 250 250

3.5 - Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Crown Asset Management (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Crown Asset Management (M78)

This appropriation is limited to Capital works within the Parliamentary Complex to carry out essential maintenance and capital improvements.

Commences: 01 July 2020

Expires: 30 June 2024
Original Appropriation 22,112
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 22,112
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 8,278
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 13,834
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve that the Parliamentary complex will be maintained in an appropriate manner.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

Expenditure is in accordance with the Parliamentary Service's capital asset programme.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Parliamentary Service in its Annual Report to be tabled in the House.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
Exit of Bowen House 2019/20 1,204 - - - -
Parliamentary Security Review 2020/21 - 3,100 - - -
Remediation of Executive Wing Exterior (see Note 1) 2019/20 500 3,500 3,500 2,500 -
Previous Government            
Parliament House Building Services Upgrade 2016/17 800 800 800 800 800
Parliament Executive Wing (Beehive): Building Services Upgrade 2016/17 760 760 760 760 760
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation replacing a previous multi-year appropriation.

Note 1 - From 2020/21 onwards funding for the remediation of the Executive Wing exterior is held in this multi-year appropriation titled "Crown Asset Management".

Future Accommodation Strategy (M78)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Future Accommodation Strategy (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the implementation of the Future Accommodation Strategy at Parliament.

Commences: 16 December 2019

Expires: 30 June 2024
Original Appropriation 4,232
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 4,232
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,116
Estimate for 2020/21 2,116
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve a plan for the future accommodation of Parliamentary Service staff because of the seismic strengthening work required for Bowen House. It is also intended to achieve a consented design to rebuild the Executive Wing Annex and build a Secure Delivery building.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Finance Act (PFA), it is solely limited to payments for the future accommodation strategy for Parliamentary Service staff and the consented design to rebuild the Executive Wing Annex and build a Secure Delivery building.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
Exit of Bowen House for Seismic Strengthening Work and Future Parliamentary Accommodation 2019/20 2,116 2,116 - - -
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new multi-year appropriation.

Part 4 - Details of Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Operations, Information and Advisory Services (M78)

Overarching Purpose Statement
The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide administrative and support services to the House of Representatives and to members of Parliament, and making Parliament publicly accessible.
Scope of Appropriation
Departmental Output Expenses

Building and Operations Management
This category is limited to the provision of building maintenance and operational services for the parliamentary precincts.

Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services
This category is limited to computing facilities, information sharing and telecommunication services and associated advisory services on the parliamentary network.

Parliamentary Library
This category is limited to research, collections and information management services through the Parliamentary Library.

Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies
This category is limited to bureau accounting and payroll services for members and other parliamentary agencies and the setting, administering and delivery of members' entitlements.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure
  2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
$000
Estimated Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Total Appropriation

67,014 67,014 70,124

Departmental Output Expenses

     
Building and Operations Management 29,544 29,544 31,449
Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services 19,646 19,646 20,513
Parliamentary Library 5,391 5,391 6,309
Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies 12,433 12,433 11,853

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

     

Revenue from the Crown

60,079 60,079 63,254
Building and Operations Management 28,284 28,284 30,165
Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services 14,698 14,698 15,541
Parliamentary Library 5,377 5,377 6,288
Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies 11,720 11,720 11,260

Revenue from Others

6,935 6,935 6,870
Building and Operations Management 1,260 1,260 1,284
Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services 4,948 4,948 4,972
Parliamentary Library 14 14 21
Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies 713 713 593
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the successful operation of Parliament. The parliamentary precincts meet the constitutional and institutional requirements of a Parliament; that is, providing accessibility and security, a forum for debate and public participation, and effective office facilities and support services.

How Performance will be Assessed for this Appropriation
Assessment of Performance 2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
Standard
Estimated
Actual
Budget
Standard

The Speaker is satisfied with the provision of administrative and support services to the House of Representatives and members of Parliament (see Note 1)

4 4 4
What is Intended to be Achieved with each Category and How Performance will be Assessed
Assessment of Performance 2019/20 2020/21
Final Budgeted
Standard
Estimated
Actual
Budget
Standard

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Building and Operations Management

     

This category is intended to achieve building maintenance and operational services

     

Parliamentary tours are open and accessible to the public on all but six days of the year the Precinct is closed

95% 95% 95%

Parliamentary school education visits are open and accessible in the school calendar year

95% 95% 95%

The public has access to the parliamentary precinct via tours and education visits

75,000 - 80,000 people 75,000 - 80,000 people 75,000 - 80,000 people

Visitors undertaking a parliamentary tour rate the parliamentary experience as good or excellent

90% 90% 90%

The proceedings of the House of Representatives are not interrupted due to incidents occurring in the public gallery (see Note 2)

Proceedings are not interrupted Proceedings are not interrupted Proceedings are not interrupted

The condition of our heritage buildings is maintained to reflect their national significance; and occupation and use of the buildings is not negatively impacted by significant plant failure (see Note 3)

Planned CAMP deliverables are completed Planned CAMP deliverables are completed Planned CAMP deliverables are completed

The condition of our heritage buildings is maintained to reflect their national significance and these buildings are accessible to the disabled community (see Note 3)

     
  • Number of persons admitted to the precinct through the security screening magnetometers who do not hold a parliament security access card
200,000 200,000 200,000
  • Visitors who do not hold a parliament security access card are safely screened
100% 100% 100%
  • Maintain 'Be Accessible' Gold standard or better
Gold Standard or better Gold Standard or better Gold Standard or better

The parliamentary precinct and members' out-of-Parliament (OOP) offices are safe and secure (see Notes 4 and 5)

     
  • Targets in the Protective Security Requirements (PSR) Capability Maturity Model are met and aligned to the self-assessment to New Zealand Security Intelligence Service dated 31 March 2018
80% 80% 80%
  • Members' existing out-of-Parliament offices meet 52nd Parliament Speakers Directions minimum security requirements (see Note 4)
85% 85% 85%
  • Members' out-of-Parliament offices opened since 2017 meet the 52nd Parliament Speakers Directions minimum security requirements (see Note 4)
100% 100% 100%
  • Security incidents on the precinct have detailed accurate post-incident reporting submitted within 12 hours of Security being notified of an incident
97.5% 97.5% 97.5%
  • Security incidents in members' out-of-Parliament offices have detailed accurate post-incident reporting submitted within 24 hours (working days) of Security be notified of an incident (see Note 5)
95% 95% 95%

Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology services

     

This category is intended to achieve the supply of information communications and technology services

     

Customers receive network access to the following Information Systems Technology (IST) services, via desktop or mobile devices in the precinct, during business hours (see Note 6)

     
  • Network
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Email Services
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Blackberry Services
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • SharePoint Platform
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Publishing Services
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • File Shares
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Telecommunications Network VPN and Identity Services
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Core Parliamentary Data Services
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Public Website
99.5% 99.5% 99.5%
  • Citrix
99.0% 99.0% 99.0%

Priority users receive information, communication and technology services

     
  • Incidents for priority users are responded to within thirty minutes
90% 90% 90%
  • Service outages, major security incidents or performance issues affecting multiple priority users are resolved within 2 hours
90% 90% 90%
  • Priority users on precinct other service incidents and standard requests are resolved within 4 hours unless otherwise agreed
90% 90% 90%
  • Priority users off precinct other service incidents and standard requests are resolved within 8 hours unless otherwise agreed
90% 90% 90%

Parliamentary Library

     

This category is intended to achieve the supply of library services

     

Members and their staff use of library services per year:

     

Once or more

97% 97% 97%

Five or more

80% 80% 80%

Ten or more

60% 60% 60%

Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies

     

This category is intended to achieve the supply of finance, Human Resource and advisory services

     

Employment agreements for staff are produced within three working days from the date the candidate's application is received through the online e-recruitment system, following a request from a member and receipt of a completed nomination form (see Note 7)

     
  • Members' staff
95% 95% 95%
  • Corporate staff
95% 95% 95%

Provision of accurate and timely payroll services to six organisations (see Note 8)

99.5% 99.5% 99.5%

Provision of timely travel services

     
  • Travel requests are responded to within 2 business hours of receipt
80% 80% 80%
  • Former member reimbursement requests to be processed within the parliamentary pay cycle providing all documentation is submitted and the request arrives in time to meet finance deadlines
80% 80% 80%

Provision of timely accounting services

     
  • Invoices are paid within 10 working days of Finance receiving them.
95% 95% 95%

Financial reporting is distributed within the agreed timeframe with parliamentary agencies

     
  • Crown (working day 10)
90% 90% 90%
  • Departmental and Office of the Clerk (working day 5)
90% 90% 90%

Note 1 - Customer satisfaction of at least 4 on a scale of 1-5 in the annual Speaker's satisfaction survey, a 1 being 'not satisfied at all' and 5 being 'very satisfied'.

Note 2 - Through the use of effective security screening visitor management, proceedings of the House of Representatives are not interrupted.

Note 3 - Maintenance work is outlined in the Service's Capital Asset Management Plan (CAMP). The completion of deliverables within the plan is designed to prevent deterioration of the heritage buildings and ensure no outage of building services. This will help ensure that access to and use of the buildings is not negatively impacted by significant plant/systems failure. 'Be Accessible' is a social change initiative in New Zealand designed to promote greater levels of accessibility throughout the country. There are several assessment ratings for organisations that showcase an organisation's accessibility. The ratings are Just Started (just starting on a journey towards being accessible), Bronze (positive steps towards being accessible), Silver (good levels of accessibility in a number of areas), Gold (excellent levels of accessibility in a number of areas) and Platinum (a model of first class accessibility in almost all areas of business).

Note 4 - The Service is responding as a Person Conducting a Business Undertaking (PCBU) of staff working in out-of-Parliament offices under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. The Service is also aligning with the Government mandate to adhere to the new Protective Security Requirements (PSR) which sets minimum standards for personnel, physical and information security. The PSR features a Capability Maturity Model (CMM) that assists agencies to assess their current capability across a number of protective security dimensions, identify capability levels that are appropriate to the security risks they face, and to identify some of the ways in which capability could be lifted.

Note 5 - The standard for responding to and resolving security incidents has been set at 24 hours (on working days) due to the complexities of the ownership of the office (where the member of Parliament is the leaseholder), remoteness of some office locations and contacting all affected Parliamentary Service employees. This standard does not include weekends where possible response times could be delayed and thus exceed 24 hours.

Note 6 - Business hours are defined as 7.30am to 11.00pm while the House of Representatives is sitting and 7.30am to 6.00pm on non-sitting days.

Note 7 - Receipt is regarded as the date the candidate's application is received through the online e-recruitment system, following a request from a member and receipt of a completed nomination form.

Note 8 - The six payroll organisations are Parliamentary Service, Parliamentary Service (Crown), Members of Parliament, Ministers, Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives and Parliamentary Counsel Office.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Parliamentary Service in its Annual Report to be presented to the House.

Current and Past Policy Initiatives
Policy Initiative Year of
First
Impact
2019/20
Final Budgeted
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
2021/22
Estimated
$000
2022/23
Estimated
$000
2023/24
Estimated
$000
Current Government            
Building and Operations Management            
Parliamentary Security Review 2020/21 - 3,100 520 550 550
Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2019/20 692 863 863 863 863
Parliamentary Accommodation 2018/19 814 814 814 814 814
Parliamentary Information Communications and Technology Services            
Exit of Bowen House 2019/20 20 931 931 931 931
Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2019/20 613 746 746 746 746
Investment in Cyber Security 2019/20 250 250 250 250 250
Replacement of Payroll System 2019/20 50 368 368 368 368
Parliamentary Library            
Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2019/20 181 425 425 425 425
Personnel, Accounting and Advisory Services to Members and Other Parliamentary Agencies            
Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2019/20 1,273 1,365 1,229 1,244 1,244
Previous Government            
Sixth Appropriations Review Committee Recommendations 2017/18 189 188 189 188 188
Parliamentary Transition arising from a General Election 2017/18 - 1,752 - - 1,752
Parliamentary Service - Maintaining Capability and Capacity 2017/18 5,773 5,773 5,773 5,773 5,773
Last updated: 
Friday, 16 October 2020