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 interim pre-budget report. The report offers a wide-ranging assessment of corporation tax trends, VAT bands and possible changes to rates in motor taxes and fuel duties. It also has raised a series of questions about the mooted rainy day fund.

Press releases

18 Jul 2018, 11.00

Budgetary Oversight Committee raises questions on Rainy Day Fund in Interim Pre-Budget Report

6 Jul 2018, 11.13

Finance Minister to discuss Summer Economic Statement with Budgetary Oversight Committee

2 Jul 2018, 10.12

Road hauliers, IBEC to discuss Budget 2019 ideas with Budgetary Oversight Committee

Recent videos

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Consideration of the the Summer Economic Statement

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Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

The equalisation of petrol and diesel excise duty

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Prioirites for Budget 2019

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Recent debates

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Standing Committee

Summer Economic Statement: Discussion

Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Standing Committee

Priorities for Budget 2019: Discussion

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Standing Committee

Priorities for Budget 2019: Discussion

Recent documents

Wed, 11 Jul

Opening statement, Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform

Opening statement, Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform (PDF)

Tue, 3 Jul

Opening statement, Verona Murphy, President, Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA)

Opening statement, Verona Murphy, President, Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) (PDF)

Tue, 3 Jul

Opening statement, Fergal O'Brien, Director of Policy and Chief Economist, Ibec

Opening statement, Fergal O'Brien, Director of Policy and Chief Economist, Ibec (PDF)

Recent reports

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

Tue, 1 May 2018

Report on EU Budget and the Multiannual Financial Framework
Committee on Budgetary Oversight Report on EU Budget and the Multiannual Financial Framework

Submission guidelines

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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