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Last updated - 18 Jan 2019, 17.06

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

The committee was established to enhance the role of the Oireachtas in the budgetary formation process. The committee reviews the macro-economic and fiscal issues that form part of budget considerations.

Date established: 21 Jul 2016

House: 32nd Dáil

Pre-budget report

Latest report

Pre-budget report

The Committee has published its final pre-budget report. The report has highlighted transparency issues in relation to the Mid-Year Expenditure Report and the Spending Review Papers 2018 and identified areas where transparency could be improved.

Press releases

21 Jan 2019, 11.42

Budgetary Oversight Committee to consider tax reliefs, credits, other measures worth €5 billion

14 Jan 2019, 17.58

Budgetary Oversight Committee to discuss IFAC report on Budget 2019, Brexit with Finance Minister

6 Dec 2018, 18.03

Budgetary Oversight Committee to discuss health spending overruns, cost controls

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Issues arising from Committee engagement with the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council in relation to the Fiscal Assessment Report November 2018

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Health budget and Expenditure Management

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Wed, 5 Dec 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Fiscal Assessment Report November 2018;
Mr. Seamus Coffey, Chairman, and Board Members of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

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Recent documents

Today, 22 Jan

Opening Statement, Joe Cullen, Principal Officer, Tax Division, Department of Finance

Opening Statement, Joe Cullen, Principal Officer, Tax Division, Department of Finance (PDF)

Tue, 11 Dec

Opening statement, Colm Desmond, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health

Opening statement, Colm Desmond, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health (PDF)

Wed, 5 Dec

Opening Statement, Seamus Coffey, Chairperson, Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

Opening Statement, Seamus Coffey, Chairperson, Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (PDF)

Recent reports

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Final Pre-Budget Report
Committee on Budgetary Oversight final pre-budget report

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Interim Pre-Budget Report
Committee on Budgetary Oversight interim pre-budget report

Wed, 30 May 2018

Report on Gender Budgeting
Committee on Budgetary Oversight report on gender and equality budgeting

Committee contact details

Committee on Budgetary Oversight
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Ronan Murphy
(01) 618 3867
(076) 100 1856
budgetaryoversight@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Shawn Pogatchnik
(01) 618 4203 
(086) 701 3295 
shawn.pogatchnik@oireachtas.ie