19 Sep 2017, 09.36
The Committee on Budgetary Oversight will meet with representatives from the Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI), Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), Irish Tax Institute and Chambers Ireland tomorrow, Wednesday 20 September as part of its Pre-Budget Scrutiny Hearings.
Committee Chair Josepha Madigan said: “Tomorrow, we will continue with our pre-Budget scrutiny hearings when we will meet with a variety of groups to get their insights and perspectives on the forthcoming budget.
Among those we will meet tomorrow is the trade union supported research organisation and think-tank, the Nevin Economic Research Institute; the Irish Congress of Trade Union which has 44 affiliated unions; the representative body for chartered tax advisers; and business organisation Chambers Ireland
These meetings will provide the Committee with an opportunity to examine key income and expenditure choices available to the Government, and test assumptions that should underpin the Budget. We will also hear evidence of any potential risks to our growth and their impact on revenue and expenditure, should those risks materialise.
This meeting will start in Committee Room 4, Leinster House at 9am on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Committee proceedings can be viewed live here.
The meeting will be broadcast live on Oireachtas TV; Saorview Channel 22; Virgin Media Channel 207; Sky Channel 574; eir Vision Channel 504 and Vodafone Channel 201.
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