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    Government approves proposals for reform of the Budget process

Government approves proposals for reform of the Budget process

Ministers Noonan and Donohoe to meet Oireachtas Committee to discuss new approach to Budget scrutiny

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., and the Minister for […]

May 24th, 2016|Press Releases
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    Number of registrants and returns on lobbying register continues to grow – Donohoe

Number of registrants and returns on lobbying register continues to grow – Donohoe

Regulation of Lobbying – Second Return Date tomorrow

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Friday) welcomed the continuing high level of compliance with Ireland’s Register of […]

May 20th, 2016|Press Releases
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    Minister Donohoe launches website to promote greater transparency of the not-for-profit sector

Minister Donohoe launches website to promote greater transparency of the not-for-profit sector

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (18th May) officially launched the new Benefacts website, www.benefacts.ie, that will deliver greater public transparency on the work […]

New Public Procurement Regulations

Paul Quinn, Government Chief Procurement Officer today announced that the new EU Procurement Directives have now been transposed into Irish law. In welcoming the changes Mr. Quinn commented:-

“The reforms […]

May 6th, 2016|Press Releases
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    Publication of Annual Progress Report on Public Service Reform

Publication of Annual Progress Report on Public Service Reform

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D., has published the second Annual Progress Report on the Public Service Reform Plan 2014-16.

Building on progress on implementing the […]

May 3rd, 2016|Press Releases
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    Minister Harris welcomes projected annual savings of €14 million from new framework for Consultancy and Advisory Services

Minister Harris welcomes projected annual savings of €14 million from new framework for Consultancy and Advisory Services

High success rate (56%) for SMEs tendering for framework

Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement today announced a framework for Business Consultancy and […]

April 20th, 2016|Press Releases
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    Minister Howlin confirms River Bandon (Bandon) Flood Relief Scheme

Minister Howlin confirms River Bandon (Bandon) Flood Relief Scheme

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D., today (5 April 2016) announced that he has considered the report of the consultants appointed to review the Environmental […]

April 5th, 2016|Press Releases
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    Exchequer Returns show Ireland continues to move in the right direction

Exchequer Returns show Ireland continues to move in the right direction

Revenue and Expenditure results for Quarter 1 are generally in line with expectations

Tax Revenues are up 1.1% on profile and up 6.4% on a year on year comparison while […]

April 4th, 2016|Press Releases
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    OGP to put in place large-scale Commercial Cleaning Services framework for the public sector

OGP to put in place large-scale Commercial Cleaning Services framework for the public sector

The Office of Government Procurement (OGP) has launched a tendering competition to put a supplier framework in place for commercial cleaning services. The framework, which is estimated to be […]

February 22nd, 2016|Press Releases
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    Minister Howlin welcomes positive mid-term assessment of Open Government Action Plan

Minister Howlin welcomes positive mid-term assessment of Open Government Action Plan

Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2014 – 2016
Positive Independent Assessment of Progress on Implementation
 

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform welcomes positive mid-term assessment of Government’s implementation of Open […]

February 3rd, 2016|Press Releases