As part of the process of updating the Public Spending Code, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) conducted a public consultation on the proposed amendments to the methodology for Valuing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Public Spending Code in November 2018.
This consultation closed on the 14th of December 2018. The Department received 9 submissions to the consultation. These have since been considered, conclusions have been drawn, and the views have fed into the process of updating the Public Spending Code. This decision paper gives a brief summary of the submissions received, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform’s responses to the views expressed in these submissions and details the final changes to the Public Spending Code on the valuation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The full paper can be found here.