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Main Supply Estimates 2012-13

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

HM Treasury has published the Main Supply Estimates for 2012-13.

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The Main Supply Estimates have been presented to the House of Commons. The government seeks authority from Parliament for central government departmental expenditure for 2012-13, and for the voted element of spending plans set out in Spending Review 2010 and updated in Budget 2012.

Estimates are presented on a budgetary basis, the means by which the Treasury monitors and controls departmental spending. They include non-cash items, such as depreciation, which are excluded from the main spending totals used to present departments’ resource settlements.