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  1. Minister Howlin T.D. welcomes decision of the Public Services Committee of Congress to endorse the Lansdowne Road Agreement Issued 16 September 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D. today (16 September 2015) welcomed the decision of the Public Services Committee of Congress to endorse …
  2. Minister Howlin announces Government approval for the drafting of National Shared Services Office Bill Issued 7 September 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin T.D., today (7 September 2015) announced that the Government has approved the drafting of the National …
  3. Minister Howlin’s Regulation of Lobbying Act is commenced Issued 1 September 2015 Minister Brendan Howlin announced that Ireland’s first Register of Lobbying becomes a legal requirement from today, September 1st. The register is being established under …
  4. Minister Howlin launches Freedom of Information Model Publication Scheme for public consultation Issued 1 September 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin, T.D., today (1 September 2015) launched a draft Model Publication Scheme under the Freedom of Information …
  5. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform publishes proposed Guidelines for Public Consultation Issued 27 July 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., today (27 July 2015) published proposed principles-based Guidelines which aim to foster greater …
  6. Minister Howlin publishes first Progress Report on the Civil Service Renewal Plan showing 23 of 25 actions in the Plan underway within the ‘first 200 days Issued 8 July 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D. today (Wednesday 8 July 2015) published a progress report on the Civil Service Renewal Plan. This marks …
  7. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform launches new website that will provide financial and governance data on non-profits Issued 29 June 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D, today (Monday 22nd June) officially launched Benefacts, a partnership initiative between Government, …
  8. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Commends Staff in Payroll Shared Services Centre in Galway Issued 26 June 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin, T.D., visited the Payroll Shared Service Centre in Galway today (25 June 2015) to congratulate the staff …
  9. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., signs Order to extend the remit of the Ombudsman to private nursing homes in receipt of State support or subvention Issued 25 June 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., has today (25 June 2015) signed an Order to extend the remit of the Ombudsman to include private …
  10. Minister Howlin announces reforms to Ireland’s Public Sector Standards Regime Issued 18 June 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., announced today (Thursday 18 June 2015) that the Government has approved the priority drafting of a …
  11. Statement by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D. Government agrees to reduce Public Service Pension Reductions By 2018 65,000 lower paid pensioners to be removed from pension reduction Issued 16 June 2015 In January 2011, as part of the response to the fiscal crisis then faced by the country, an emergency measure to reduce public service pensions (Public Service Pension …
  12. Minister Howlin launches Next Steps in the Open Data Initiative Issued 15 June 2015 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., today (Monday 15 June 2015) launched a public consultation on two key documents under his Open Data …
  13. Minister Howlin welcomes NDFA’s announcement of Preferred Tenderer on Courts Bundle PPP Project Issued 15 June 2015 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin T.D., today (Monday 15 June) welcomed the announcement by the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), part …
  14. Statement by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D, on the outcome of discussions between the Government and the Public Service Unions Issued 29 May 2015 I welcome the agreement that has been arrived at today, 29 May 2015, and would like to thank everybody who has been involved in the process.  I believe that it strikes the …
  15. Taoiseach and Minister Howlin welcome €320 million investment package for Border, Midland and Western Region New Programme launched by Taoiseach and Minister Issued 28 May 2015 An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D., and Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, today (28 May 2015) welcomed the launch of a €320 million investment …
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