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Think about this, Ms Follett. You were Treasurer. You would realise that you do not report expenditure against supply. For supply it really does not matter, to all intents and purposes, which program the money is in. It matters a great deal for the budget when you do report at program and subprogram level, which is what we will be doing this time, unlike in the past. That is taking an enormous amount of time and effort from all of our people in all departments, but particularly Treasury. Treasury have been under an enormous amount of pressure to achieve the greater level of accountability and breakdowns that we are requiring for this new budget process. I am disappointed that the Assembly is not happy with the way that this Supply Bill has been put together, but I can happily say that it will be the last time in the term of this Government that we will have to have a supply Bill.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
Bill agreed to in principle.
MR SPEAKER: Members, standing order 180 sets down the order in which this Bill will be considered. In the detail stage the Schedule must be considered before the clauses.
Schedule, by leave, taken as a whole
MRS CARNELL (Chief Minister and Treasurer) (4.38): I present a supplementary explanatory memorandum and I move amendment No. 3 circulated in my name, as follows: