Parliamentary Question: Dirco: expenditure breakdown

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QUESTION NO: 1706

Mr JRB Lorimer (DA) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation:
(1)What is the detailed expenditure breakdown for the Ministry sub-programme under Programme 1:Administration in the (a) 2007/08, (b) 2008/09, (c) 2009/10 and (d) 2010/11 financial years;

(2)(a) What was the actual budget increase each year, expressed as a percentage, for funds allocated to this sub-programme and (b) how is the increase for each specified financial year justified?

  1. ACTUAL EXPENDITURE: SUB PROGRAMME: MINISTRY

 

DESCRIPTION

2007/08 ACTUAL EXPENDITURE

2008/09 ACTUAL EXPENDITURE

2009/10 ACTUAL EXPENDITURE

2010/11 ACTUAL EXPENDITURE

 

COMPENSATION OF EMPLOYEES

 

 

 

 

 

SALARIES AND WAGES

10,775,434

12,033,410

14,495,003

15,893,525

 

SOCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

1,409,055

1,474,149

1,790,870

2,016,293

 

COMPENSATION OF EMPLOYEES

12,184,489

13,507,559

16,285,873

17,909,818

 

GOODS AND SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE

186,259

223,204

76,083

15,507

 

ASSETS

20,912

3,503

15,060

280,184

 

COMMUNICATION

1,082,972

898,588

1,336,609

1,761,131

 

ENTERTAINMENT

163,244

331,048

79,490

79,646

 

INVENTORY

377,912

346,016

333,079

406,444

 

LEASE PAYMENTS

1,873,773

2,002,202

1,565,533

1,269,548

 

TRAVEL AND SUBSISTENCE

24,401,895

30,598,282

24,692,092

26,833,231

 

OPERATING PAYMENTS

223,961

310,175

149,539

66,471

 

GOODS AND SERVICES

28,330,926

34,713,018

28,247,485

30,712,163

 

TOTAL

40,515,416

48,220,576

44,533,358

48,621,982

 

 

  1. ACTUAL BUDGET INCREASES

 

FINANCIAL YEAR

INCREASE / (DECREASE) (%)

 

2008/09

19

 

2009/10

-8

 

2010/11

9

 

The increase is attributable to the fluctuations in the foreign exchange rates which relate to the foreign travel which includes air transport, accommodation as well as travel and subsistence cost.

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