A strategic centre of excellence for effective and efficient governance.
Provide strategic direction and support evidence based decision making through research,
M&E, integrated planning, coordination of Government programmes and institutional
The core functions and responsibilities for the Office of the Premier are, inter alia:
Support the Premier in executing the Executive functions of the Province to achieve
integrated social development and economic growth;
Support the Executive decision-making processes of the Premier in Executive Council to
inculcate good governance and effective public service delivery;
Monitor and evaluate performance of all Provincial Executive functions and strategic
programmes for Provincial growth and development to enable the Premier to be
accountable for the overall executive performance of the Province.
Coordinate strategic alignment and integration of sectorial and sub-sectorial strategies,policies and programmes to facilitate social transformation and development and
Support the Premier to implement Provincial Public Service Transformation, reform and
service delivery improvement to build the capability of the Provincial Government to fulfil its Constitutional obligations
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
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 documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
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:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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