POLICY DEVELOPMENT - VOTE 109

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POLICY DEVELOPMENT - VOTE 109

The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing innovative, comprehensive and evidence-based policy advice. Policy Development is responsible for the ministry's food safety, environmental, and economic development policy analysis and strategic policy processes. This strategy also includes policy and program development, and managing funding for farm business risk management programs and the management of the ministry's governance and accountability responsibilities with Agricorp.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Policy Development 14,253,600 13,591,800 661,800 12,595,108
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 14,253,600 13,591,800 661,800 12,595,108
  Total Operating Expense 14,253,600 13,591,800 661,800 12,595,108



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
109-1 Policy Development      
  Salaries and wages     9,684,400
  Employee benefits     1,388,800
  Transportation and communication     538,000
  Services     2,714,200
  Supplies and equipment     128,200
  Subtotal     14,453,600
  Less: Recoveries     200,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     14,253,600
  Total Operating Expense for Policy Development     14,253,600