Committee for Finance and Personnel Report (2007-2011 Mandate)

Research Papers

Here you will find a list of Committee for Finance and Personnel research papers arranged in date order with the most recent first. Links to the report text are available from each of the reports listed.

Session 2010 - 2011

DateResearch Paper
04.03.11 Final Budget 2011 - 15
25.02.11 Update: Comparative Car and Home Insurance Costs in NI
10.02.11 Scrutiny procedures for the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and National Assembly for Wales Commission budget proposals
21.01.11 Economic Impact of Cuts in Annually Managed Expenditure
19.01.11 Preventative Spending
12.01.11 Draft Budget 2011 - 15
29.11.10 Resource DEL: administrative cost controls
29.11.10 Apartment Developments' Management Reform Bill
13.10.10 Pleural Plaques: numbers, costs, and international approaches
06.10.10 Cost of Car Insurance in NI: Scoping Paper

Session 2009 - 2010

DateResearch Paper
21.06.10 Support Provision for Carers
14.07.10 Construction Contracts (Amendment) Bill
11.06.10 The Cost of Insurance in Northern Ireland
02.06.10 A centralised budget committee for the Northern Ireland Assembly
26.05.10 Briefing Note: Costs of Options
19.05.10 Resources for budget scrutiny
05.05.10 Considerations for reform of the budget process in Northern Ireland
Mar 10 The National Asset Management Agency - An Update to Research paper of 03 December 2010
15.02.10 Systems Thinking and Public Sector Efficiencies
Jan 10 Methods of Budgeting
Jan 10 Presumption of Advancement
03.12.09 The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA): some possible implications for Northern Ireland and lessons from international experience
20.11.09 Collaborative Procurement in Local Government
20.11.09 Procurement as a shared service
Oct 09 Public Procurement and SMEs - An Update
09.10.09 Efficiency Savings
07.09.09 The Estimated Penny Product, the Actual Penny Product and the striking of the district rate in Northern Ireland

Session 2007 - 2008

DateResearch Paper

The Barnett Formula
The Barnett Formula: Appendix A 
The Barnett Formula: Appendix B 
The Barnett Formula: Appendix C 
The Barnett Formula: Appendix D 


Income Tax Refunds for Construction Workers

09.10.08 The Scottish Parliament Finance Committee's review of the Budget Process: Points of Interest for Northern Ireland
28.08.08 Comparative Analysis Budget Scrutiny in NI and Other Legislatures
23.07.08 Presumption of Death Bill
30.04.08 Reliability & Costs of Renewable Technology

Summary overview of the location of public sector jobs and civil service jobs in Northern Ireland


Follow up Research to Committee Meeting 30/01/08
The Location of Public Sector Jobs


The Relocation of public sector jobs in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland

21.11.07 Comparative analysis of draft budget 2008-11
15.10.07 Background Briefing SNP Proposal for Scottish Local Income Tax
10.10.07 Follow up to Committee Meeting 10/10/07
08.10.07 An International Comparison of Local Government Taxation

Follow Up To Committee Meeting 12/09/07 SMALL BUSINESS RATES RELIEF (SBRR)

07.09.07 Background Briefing: Small Business Rate Relief (SBRR) Scheme

Session 2006 - 2007


Queries Raised At Committee For Finance And Personnel: 20/06/07
Long-Term Alternatives To Domestic Rates


Long-Term Alternatives To Domestic Rates

30.05.07 Briefing Note - Tax Rates in Northern Ireland: A UK comparison


Implementation of Changes to Domestic Rates In Northern Ireland

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