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Health and Safety Executive: Finance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 55990, tabled on 8 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the annual budget of the Health and Safety Executive (a) is in 2020-21 and (b) was in each of the last 10 years.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

12 June 2020

The table below shows the annual budget of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the last 10 years up to 2020-21:

10/11 £M

11/12 £M

12/13 £M

13/14 £M

14/15 £M

15/16 £M

16/17 £M

17/18 £M

18/19 £M

19/20 £M

20/21 £M

Government Funding

203

175

159

154

138

134

133

128

126

128

133

Income

124

116

117

125

81

90

91

93

91

95

96

Annual Spending

327

291

276

279

219

224

224

221

217

223

229

Notes

  1. Figures provided are based on net operating expenditure reported in HSE’s Annual Report and Accounts and excludes Capital spend.
  2. Figures provided prior to 2014/15 include the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) which became an independent statutory public corporation on 1 April 2014.
  3. The 2019/20 figures are as per the draft Annual Report and Accounts due to be published in July 2020.
  4. The 2020/21 figures are as per the budget settlement with DWP and exclude any additional COVID-19 funding.

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