Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Employment - Supplementary Estimates 2011/12

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (M14), Minister for Social Development (M63)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Department of Labour

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR: Minister of Labour

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Employment
  2011/12
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Labour Market Analysis and Knowledge (M14)

Provides labour market information; analysis and validation of regional labour market information; participation on regional and sector labour market focused groups; and connections back to and across government.
8,474 (4,753) 3,721

Policy, Research and Evaluation (M63)

Provision of strategic policy advice and information about the labour market and its role in improving employment, social and economic outcomes for New Zealand. Includes provision of services to Ministers.
5,411 (326) 5,085

Total Departmental Output Expenses

13,885 (5,079) 8,806

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

13,885 (5,079) 8,806

Information Supporting the Supplementary Estimates Vote Employment#

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (M14), Minister for Social Development (M63)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Department of Labour

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR: Minister of Labour

Part 1 - Summary of the Vote#

Part 1.3 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

Summary of Financial Activity - Employment
  2011/12
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 13,885 (5,079) - (5,079) 8,806
Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - - - - -
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -

Total Appropriations

13,885 (5,079) - (5,079) 8,806

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 - - -

Part 2 - Details and Expected Performance for Output Expenses#

Part 2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses#

Labour Market Analysis and Knowledge (M14)

Scope of Appropriation

Provides labour market information; analysis and validation of regional labour market information; participation on regional and sector labour market focused groups; and connections back to and across government.

Expenses and Revenue

Expenses and Revenue - Labour Market Analysis and Knowledge (M14) - Employment
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 8,474 (4,753) 3,721
Revenue from Crown 8,179 (4,753) 3,426
Revenue from Other 295 - 295

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $4.753 million to $3.721 million in 2011/12. The decrease relates to:

  • an expenditure transfer to 2012/13 for the Brand Health Survey ($8,000)
  • a fiscally neutral realignment of costs to reflect changes in the Department's cost allocation model ($4.734 million), and
  • a retention of underspends resulting from savings initiatives in corporate functions in 2011/12 to fund the cost of change in the Department ($11,000).

Policy, Research and Evaluation (M63)#

Scope of Appropriation#

Provision of strategic policy advice and information about the labour market and its role in improving employment, social and economic outcomes for New Zealand. Includes provision of services to Ministers.

Expenses and Revenue#

Expenses and Revenue - Policy, Research and Evaluation (M63) - Employment
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 5,411 (326) 5,085
Revenue from Crown 5,229 (326) 4,903
Revenue from Other 182 - 182

Reasons for Change in Appropriation#

This appropriation decreased by $326,000 to $5.085 million in 2011/12. The decrease relates to:

  • an expenditure transfer to 2012/13 for the Brand Health Survey ($70,000)
  • a fiscally neutral realignment of costs to reflect changes in the Department's cost allocation model ($239,000), and
  • a retention of underspends resulting from savings initiatives in corporate functions in 2011/12 to fund the cost of change in the Department ($17,000).