21 DFómh 2020, 16.38

The Committee of Public Accounts (PAC) will meet tomorrow, Thursday, 22 October, to consider the Comptroller and Auditor General’s Appropriation Accounts, and chapters from his 2018 and 2019 Reports, with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

Chaired by Deputy Brian Stanley, the meeting at 11.30am in Committee Room 3 of Leinster House, will hear from the C&AG, Seamus McCarthy, followed by the Secretary General, Robert Watt, and officials from the Department.

The accounts and reports to be examined are:

Deputy Stanley said: “DPER is responsible for ensuring well-managed and targeted spending to deliver effective public services and value for money for taxpayers, and thus sets the standard for the rest of the public service. The Committee looks forward to engaging with the Secretary General and examining the Department’s central role in public expenditure.”

The PAC is a standing committee of Dáil Éireann which focuses on ensuring public services are run efficiently and achieve value for money.

The meeting in Committee Room 3 can be viewed live on Oireachtas TV.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.

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Committee membership

Teachtaí

Fine Gael

Sinn Féin

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Green Party

Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil

Sinn Féin

Social Democrats

Independent

Labour Party

Brian Stanley - Cathaoirleach

Sinn Féin