Thursday, 18 April 2013

Questions (26)

Micheál Martin


26. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform when departmental expenditure targets for the period 2014-2016 will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17857/13]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

Departmental current expenditure ceilings for 2014 were first set out in the Comprehensive Expenditure Report 2012-2014, published in December 2011, which first set out Departmental expenditure ceilings on a three year basis. Updated 2014 ceilings, taking account of pressures and adjustments, were set out in the Expenditure Report 2013 (published in December 2012) together with an aggregate current expenditure ceiling for 2015.

It is intended that the Departmental expenditure ceilings for the period 2014-2016 will be published later this year as part of the Budget.