28-29 April 2011
Delegates from 25 parliaments attended the meeting, including nine parliaments that participated for the first time. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Anna Kinberg Batra, MP, Chair of the Swedish Riksdag’s Finance Committee.
Thursday, 28 April 2011
The role of parliament in the approval and oversight of fiscal stimulus packages and strategies to reduce fiscal deficits
Committee structures for budget approval and oversight
Repairing the budget contract: balancing high expectations and low trust
Roundtable on recent parliamentary budgeting developments
Friday, 29 April 2011
Parliamentary budget offices and fiscal councils – new institutions and challenges
Discussion paper: Independent Fiscal Institutions - GOV/PGC/SBO(2011)7
The impact of parliamentary budget offices
Interim reporting practices and legislative oversight in OECD countries
Report by the OECD Secretariat
This session updated participants on current and future projects by the OECD in the field of budgeting and public expenditures. It was also an opportunity for participants to identify emerging priority areas for future work, the nature of their interest in the subject and their willingness to participate in particular studies.