Thursday, 20 June 2019

Questions (95)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

95. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the extent to which he continues to meet targets in public expenditure and reform; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26024/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

My Department has recently published its Annual Report for 2018 on the Gov.ie website ( https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/da1589-dper-annual-reports-2013-16/ ). This report provides a comprehensive overview of the work of the Department in 2018 across a broad range of areas of public expenditure management and reform of the Civil and Public Service, as it continues to implement its Statement of Strategy 2016-2019.

The report includes sections on managing public expenditure better; proactively addressing issues that arose as a consequence of Brexit; continuing to oversee the management of the 2014-2020 EU Structural Fund Programmes; working to maintain a stable industrial relations climate across the Public Service; driving Civil Service Renewal and wider Public Service Reform; leading the implementation of the Public Service ICT Strategy; and implementation of the Public Procurement Reform Programme.