Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight was established in July 2016 to enhance the role of the Oireachtas in the budgetary formation process. The Committee will review the macro-economic and fiscal issues that form part of budget considerations.

This includes; the need for sustainable public finances, the limitations, if any, arising from the  application of national and EU fiscal rules and the capacity of the State to change fiscal policy arising from economic growth and also demographic and other pressures on the spending side.

The Committee may make recommendations to the Government suggesting changes to revenue raising, or expenditure.

What's on this week

The Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight will meet on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at 4 p.m. in Committee Room 3, LH2000 Leinster House.



Private Session.


Public Session - meeting with representatives from the following:

  • The Irish Wheelchair Association
  • Inclusion Ireland
  • Disability Federation Ireland
  • Mental Health Reform

to discuss Disability Funding and Disability Proofing the 2019 Budget






News from the Committee

17 April 18
Budgetary Oversight Committee to receive briefing on Stability Programme Update from Minister for Finance

23 March 18
Budgetary Oversight Committee to discuss tax relief on trade union subscriptions

21 March 18
Current revaluation process for Local Property Tax needs to be reviewed - Budgetary Oversight Committee report

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