Guide
Description

This guidance note provides information on the 2019 Post-election report of election commitments, including arrangements for engagement with parliamentary parties.

In summary:

  • the Parliamentary Budget Officer will be preparing a post-election report of the budget impacts of the major parliamentary parties’ election commitments
  • minor parties and independent parliamentarians who wish to opt in to the 2019 Post-election report will need to advise the Parliamentary Budget Officer of their intention by 5pm on Friday 3 May 2019
  • included political parties will need to provide the Parliamentary Budget Officer with a list of their publicly announced policies by 5pm on Friday 17 May 2019
  • in preparing the report, the Parliamentary Budget Officer will provide each political party with a list of the party’s election commitments that she determines would have a material effect on the budget

The 2019 Post-election report will include:

  • the financial impact of each party’s combined policy platform over the forward estimates period and the medium term
  • the financial impacts of all individual election commitments over the forward estimates period
  • the financial impacts of significant individual election commitments over the medium term
Publication Details
Issue:
PBO Guidance 01/2019