Minister of State Simon Harris will today represent Ireland at the ECOFIN (Budget) Council on Friday 13th November in Brussels to negotiate with the European Parliament and Commission the European Union’s 2016 budget.
The Department wishes to put on record that it has fully cooperated with the IBRC Commission of Investigation and continues to do so. The IBRC Commission of Investigation has acknowledged this as recently as last Friday in a meeting with officials from the Department.
06.11.15The Minister for Finance welcomes AIB’s announcement of SSM approval for its Proposed Capital Reorganisation Measures
- The proposed Capital Reorganisation follows negotiations between the Department of Finance and AIB and will facilitate the first significant return of capital to the State. It also ensures that AIB will have a capital structure which is in full compliance with European regulatory requirements and is in line with market norms.
Comment from the Minister for Finance:
Minister for Finance Publishes Finance Bill 2015
The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D, has today (22nd October 2015) published Finance Bill 2015. The Bill gives effects to taxation measures announced in Budget 2016.
Commenting on the publication of the Finance Bill, Minister Noonan stated:
Appointment of Professor Philip Lane as Governor of the Central Bank
Clarification of EU Fiscal Rules