Next meeting:

Last updated - 7 May 2021, 16.55

13 May 2021, 09.30

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight will meet in private session.

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: 20 Feb 2020

House: 33rd Dáil

Parliamentary engagement during the budgetary cycle

Latest report

Parliamentary engagement during the budgetary cycle

The Committee has completed its consideration of the framework for parliamentary engagement throughout the budgetary cycle. The Committee recommends that budgetary engagement by the Houses of the Oireachtas be reshaped to put parliamentary committees at the heart of the scrutiny.

Press releases

26 Apr 2021, 13.22

Budgetary Oversight Committee to hear from Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

1 Apr 2021, 16.11

Committee on Budgetary Oversight publishes Pre-Stability Programme Update Report 2021

22 Mar 2021, 15.09

Budgetary Oversight Committee to hear from Central Bank

Recent videos

Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Topic: Draft Stability Programme Update engagement

View video

Tue, 23 Mar 2021

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Topic: Pre-Stability Programme Update engagement

View video

Tue, 9 Mar 2021

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Topic: Pre-Stability Programme Update

View video

Recent documents

Tue, 27 Apr

Opening statement, Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Department of Finance

Opening statement, Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Department of Finance ()

Thu, 11 Mar

Opening statement, John McCarthy, Chief Economist, Department of Finance

Opening statement, John McCarthy, Chief Economist, Department of Finance ()

Tue, 23 Mar

Opening statement, Mark Cassidy, Director of Economics and Statistics Director, Central Bank of Ireland

Opening statement, Mark Cassidy, Director of Economics and Statistics Director, Central Bank of Ireland ()

Recent reports

Thu, 1 Apr 2021

Pre-Stability Programme Update 2021
Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight report on Pre-Stability Programme Update April 2021

Fri, 5 Mar 2021

Work Programme December 2020 – June 2021
Committee on Budgetary Oversight Work Programme December 2020 – June 2021

Wed, 24 Feb 2021

Final Report on the framework for parliamentary engagement throughout the course of the budgetary cycle
Committee on Budgetary Oversight Final Report on the framework for parliamentary engagement throughout the course of the budgetary cycle February 2021

Committee contact details

Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Paul Ng

(01) 618 3867

budgetaryoversight@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Petrina Vousden

(01) 618 3437

(085) 8745 295

petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie