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2016 Year-End Carry Forwards

A decison made 26 May 2017:

Decision Reference:  MD-TR-2017-0068

Decision Summary Title:

2016 Year End Carry Forwards

Date of Decision Summary:

 22nd May 2017

Decision Summary Author:

Head of Decision Support

Decision Summary:

Public or Exempt?


Type of Report:

Oral or Written?


Person Giving

Oral Report:


Written Report


2016 Year End Carry Forwards

Date of Written Report:

22nd May 2017

Written Report Author:

Head of Decision Support

Written Report :

Public or Exempt?


Subject:  2016 Year End Carry Forwards

Decision(s): The Minister approved the request to :

  • transfer £12 million into reserves and contingencies;
  • roll forward additional funding previously provided to departments of  £7.4 million;
  • utilise departmental underspends to fund a non-consolidated pay award of £3.2 million and provide £5 million to replace the HIF funding shortfall
  • agree additional requests for the use of department carry forwards of £6.9 million to provide funding for spending pressures in 2017;
  • carry forward unused central contingencies to provide additional flexibility over the remainder of the MTFP period.


Reason(s) for Decision:   

 Under Article 18 of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005 the Minister for Treasury and Resources can permit all or any part of the amount appropriated by a head of expenditure to:

  • 18(1A) - be transferred from the head of expenditure to contingency expenditure, within or after the end of the relevant financial year.
  • 18(3A) - in the case of revenue expenditure, be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund after the end of the relevant financial year.

Resource Implications: Other than those detailed in the report there are no further financial or manpower implications

Action required: Head of Decision Support to advise the Head of Financial Performance once this decision has been approved.  






Position: Senator A J H Maclean,

Minister for Treasury and Resources



Date Signed:

Date of Decision:

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