Thursday, 8 November 2012

Ceisteanna (169)

Seán Fleming

Ceist:

169. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the gross and net additional expenditure savings that his Department is seeking to achieve in 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49246/12]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

Gross expenditure ceilings were set out in the Comprehensive Expenditure Report 2012-2014 and currently form the basis of the 2013 Estimates discussions which are ongoing. While the individual Vote expenditure ceilings will be announced on 5 December, the updated position in regard to the overall fiscal consolidation for 2013 will be published shortly by my colleague, the Minister for Finance, in the Medium-Term Fiscal Statement.