Thursday, 30 May 2013

Questions (82)

Seán Fleming

Question:

82. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Finance if he has received any indicative figure from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform regarding the fiscal adjustments his Department will be asked to make in 2014 and 2015; the size of that adjustment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26548/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

In the context of the forthcoming Budget, the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform has asked my Department to identify savings which will feed into the expenditure decisions by Government for the Estimates 2014 and the setting of future Ministerial ceilings. The scale of the adjustments for 2014 were set out in part 1 of the Expenditure Report 2013, which was published in December 2012. 2014 Summary Estimates will be published in October and my Department will consider resource requirements for 2014 over the coming months.