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Departmental Expenditure.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 31 January 2008

Thursday, 31 January 2008

Questions (172)

Kieran O'Donnell


172 Deputy Kieran O’Donnell asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the review processes that have taken place or he has requested to be undertaken in respect of the budgeting, financial and reporting systems within his Department and agencies; the costs incurred to date; the expected total costs; the deadlines that have been imposed for such reviews; if he will make the reports’ findings public; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3014/08]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism)

An efficiency review is currently being undertaken throughout the Department and in the bodies under the aegis of the Department as part of the efficiency review initiative announced by the Minister for Finance in the 2008 Budget. This review is to be completed by 1 March 2008. It will be carried out within existing resources and no additional costs will be incurred. The publication of the review is a matter for the Minister for Finance.