14 Jan 2020

The committee shadows the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and provides a meaningful input into legislation and policy. It also informs debate on the creation and retention of jobs and promoting enterprise and innovation. The committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

Date dissolved: 14 Jan 2020

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

18 Dec 2019, 17.09

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Committee moves closer to compelling the Director of Corporate Enforcement to provide submission relating to Fitzpatrick Trial

25 Nov 2019, 15.17

Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation to resume pre-legislative scrutiny of General Scheme of Employment Permits (Consolidation and Amendment) Bill

13 Nov 2019, 10.30

Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation recommends Ireland becomes associate member of CERN

Recent videos

Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Committees

2019 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 32 (Business, Enterprise and Innovation)

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

Committees

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Employment Permits (Consolidation and Amendment) Bill (resumed)

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Committees

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COMs (2019) 409; 410; 424; 457; 458; 459; and 460.
Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of an Employment Permits(Consolidation and Amendment) Bill

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Recent reports

Mon, 2 Dec 2019

Report of Detailed Scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018 [PMB]

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Report on the Case for Irish Membership of CERN
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation report on the Case for Irish Membership of CERN

Thu, 30 May 2019

Report on The Role of Apprenticeships and Work Permits in Addressing Ireland’s Skills Needs
Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation Report on The Role of Apprenticeships and Work Permits in Addressing Ireland’s Skills Needs

Recent documents

Thu, 12 Dec

Submission, Deputy Clare Daly

Submission, Deputy Clare Daly (PDF)

Thu, 12 Dec

Submission, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Submission, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (PDF)

Thu, 12 Dec

Submission, Cian McMahon

Submission, Cian McMahon (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of business, enterprise and innovation is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee
Martin Hughes
(01) 618 3929
(076) 100 1754
Martin.Hughes@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

+353 (0) 1 618 4149

+3353 (0) 85 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie