Premier

Western Cape Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

To be a leading department enabling the Western Cape Government to improve the quality of life of all its people.

Mission

To embed good governance and to enable integrated service delivery in the Western Cape through partnerships, innovation and people excellence

Core funtions

The main role and function of the Department of the Premier is to provide strategic and operational support to the Premier and the Provincial Cabinet to exercise their provincial executive authority in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and the Constitution of the Western Cape, 1997.

This entails coordinating the functions of the provincial administration and its departments through the development and implementation of legislation and policy. In support of the role and functions of the provincial Director-General, as reflected in section 7(3)(c) of the Public Service Act, the Department of the Premier will therefore provide the following core functions:

Executive support, providing executive governance support services;

Provincial strategic management, professionally supporting the Premier and Cabinet to effectively exercise their executive authority in respect of provincial strategic management matters; and

A Corporate Services Centre, rendering transversal corporate services on a shared services basis.

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2015-16 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2015-16

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Centre for E-Innovation (Corporate Services Centre)
Corporate Assurance (Corporate Services Centre)
Executive Support (Administration)
People Management (Corporate Services Centre)
Provincial Strategic Management

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Centre for E-Innovation (Corporate Services Centre)
Corporate Assurance (Corporate Services Centre)
Executive Support (Administration)
People Management (Corporate Services Centre)
Provincial Strategic Management

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities

2015-16 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The adjusted budget documents are not available yet on vulekamali.gov.za
Implement
Please note
Implementation data coming soon
Review

Planned compared to historical expenditure

Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.

The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.

Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:

Year Phase
2011-12 Audited Outcome
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Adjusted appropriation
2015-16 Main appropriation
2016-17 Medium Term Estimates
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates

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