As required by the Treasury Board Directive for the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for the Public Service Staffing Tribunal (the Tribunal) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. It also provides the variance explanations from the previous fiscal year in each of these areas.
Expenditures on travel, hospitality and conferences incurred by federal departments and agencies are related to supporting departmental mandate and the government’s priorities.
In particular, for the Tribunal this includes the delivery of the following core program:
Further details on the Tribunal’s mandate, program activities and legislation may be found in the Report on Plans and Priorities and the Departmental Performance Report.
Total annual expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences of the Tribunal are summarized below:
|Expenditure Category||Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2012
|Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2011
|(in thousands of dollars)|
|Travel – Public Servants||$113||$103||$10|
|Travel – Non-Public Servants||$16||$18||-$2|
Significant variances compared to the previous fiscal year.
A. Public Servants: Compared to fiscal year 2010-2011, departmental travel expenditures by public servants increased mainly due to:
B. Non-Public Servants: Compared to fiscal year 2010-2011, the Tribunal’s travel expenditures by non-public servants have slightly decreased.
HOSPITALITY: Compared to fiscal year 2010-2011, the Tribunal’s hospitality expenditures have slightly decreased.
CONFERENCE FEES: Compared to fiscal year 2010-2011, departmental conference fees expenditures increased mainly due to:
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