MANILA – Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones and Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Neri Colmenares want the executive department to explain the lump sum items in the national budget which they believe are the President’s version of lawmakers’ pork barrel funds.
SPECIAL PURPOSE FUNDS
Budgetary support to state-owned corporations PhP 45.7 billion
Allocations to local government units PhP 19.7 billion
Calamity fund PhP 7.5 billion
Contingent fund PhP 1 billion
DepEd school building program PhP 1 billion
E-government fund PhP 2.479 billion
International commitments fund PhP 4.8 billion
Miscellaneous personnel benefits fund PhP 80.7 billion
Pension and gratuity fund PhP 120.5 billion
PDAF PhP 25.420 billion
Feasibility studies fund PhP 400 million
TOTAL PhP 309.199 billion
Budgetary support to government-owned and controlled corporations PhP 36.268 million
Support to foreign-assisted projects PhP 16.124 billion
General fund adjustments PhP 1 billion
Support for infra projects and social programs PhP 56.349 billion
AFP modernization program PhP 10.349 billion
Debt management program PhP 10.894 billion
Risk management program PhP 30 billion
People’s survival fund PhP 500 million
TOTAL PhP 125.579 billion
FUNDS UNDER THE PRESIDENT’S CONTROL
Budget for school buildings PhP 200 billion
Funds from PAGCOR and PCSO PhP 2 billion
Debt servicing PhP 352 billion
Internal revenue allotment PhP 341.5 billion
TOTAL PhP 895.5 billion
PhP 1.3302 Trillion
HINDI PA KASAMA DITO ANG PhP 134.2 BILLION MALAMPAYA FUNDS!!
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