Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (232)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

232. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of live studies, reviews and research undertaken or commissioned by him; and the date by which each study, review and research is scheduled to be completed. [27887/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The Deputy may wish to note that, as part of the Spending Review 2019, it is expected that up to 35 analytical papers will be published covering a range of areas. Much of this analysis will be published alongside the Mid-Year Expenditure Report in July, with a further set of publications due to be released with the Budget in October.

All other current information requested by the Deputy, and as clarified by the Deputy’s office, is set out in the following table.

Title

End Date

Additional Research on the findings of the Civil Service Employee Engagement Survey Report

Quarter 3 2019

Irish Civil Service Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019

Quarter 3 2019

Focused Policy Assessment on Prevention and Early Interventions supporting Health and Well-Being of Older People

Quarter 4 2019

Focused Policy Assessment on Programmatic Interventions for Children, Young People and their Parents

Quarter 4 2019

Focused Policy Assessment on Cancer Screening Services

Quarter 4 2019

Focused Policy Assessment on Family Services Supporting Children and their Families

Quarter 4 2019

Working Paper on Understanding Prevention and Early Interventions

Quarter 4 2019

OECD Review of the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service

Quarter 3 2019

Medium Term Strategy Review of Procurement Policy for Public Works Projects (MTS)

Quarter 4 2020*

* It is proposed to publish a range of position papers throughout 2019 and 2020 on a broad range of issues that are impacting on the successful and timely delivery of projects and invite submissions from interested parties. Upon conclusion of the consultation process recommendations will be prepared by the GCCC on the measures necessary to address any shortcomings identified.