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# minister-for-public-expenditure - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

No hospital project will be delayed due to children's hospital cost overrun, but 'repairs' will be pushed out

An audit of departmental spending has been undertaken with savings to come from eight departments.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Monday 7 April, 2014

Dozens of retired civil servants receive pensions worth €100k

Minister Brendan Howlin has revealed that 35 receive pensions worth €100,000, with five of those being €118,000.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Thursday 30 January, 2014

€600k in leftover funding used to 'manipulate taxpayer', Creighton claims

Denied by Minister Howlin, she said money earmarked for TDs who are no longer Fine Gael or Labour parliamentary members would be used to make the public ‘vote in a particular way’.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin David Norris This post contains videos

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said he expects a “robust debate” on the whether or not to introduce a unicameral system of government.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Investigation into banking crash needs to hurry up - Howlin

Brendan Howlin also said there is a chance the referendum on public inquiries could be rerun to allow an inquiry into the banking crisis to take place.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Parts of Bord Gais and ESB to be sold off to raise €3bn

The government is considering selling parts of Coillte and Aer Lingus when conditions improve – and has insisted that there will not be a fire sale.

# minister-for-public-expenditure - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO

However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.