Pursuant to provisions contained in sections 64S & T of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999, on 4 December 2019 the Committee resolved to inquire into and report on the operations of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) in reference to:
- PBO implementation of the recommendations of the PBO Review 2016/17 Report of the Independent Review Panel;
- PBO implementation of the recommendations from 2014 Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit Report No. 446 Review of the Operations of the Parliamentary Budget Office;
- Stakeholder relationships and engagement; and
- Possible areas of reform to support the effective operation of the PBO.