Publications for 2002
This publication is offered as just one step in the Government's efforts to better inform the public of Ireland's policy in relation to the European Union
The Public Service Benchmarking Body (the Body) was established under the terms of the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness on 19th July 2000. The Body was mandated to report by 30th June 2002 and in the course of its deliberations met on 103 occasions. This is the full and final Report of the Body.The members of the Public Service Benchmarking Body were the Hon. Mr. Justice John Quirke (Chairman), Billy Attley, John Dunne, Phil Flynn, Maureen Lynott, Paddy Mullarkey and Jim O'Leary.
A briefing was held in Dublin Castle on Thursday 27th June for top management and leaders from the public service to put e-Government in context as a business modernisation process.
The mandate of the sovereign people is a great honour and a great opportunity. It brings with it great responsibility for public service. In the General Election for the 29th Dáil the people have renewed and strengthened the mandate of Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats. The policy platforms of the two parties have been endorsed as a blueprint for our future.
This report, produced by the Task Force on Asset Management, represents a considered response to an earlier report, Opportunities for a Broader-based Institutional Asset Management Business in Ireland, drafted by members of the IFSC Funds Working Group.
Report of the Ad hoc Interdepartmental Working Group