The Standing Committee on Priorities and Planning continues it's ongoing efforts to review issues that have government-wide implications including the budget and fiscal framework.
On November 16th, 2017, SCOPP met and received a presentation from the Minister of Finance on the Fiscal Framework and Business Plan overview. Each Department prepares a Business Plans for the following year which outlines its initiative and activities. These Business Plans are reviewed by the Standing Committees and the Committees provide the Government with feedback. Following the business plan review, the budget for 2018-2019, along with the Maint Estimates, are then prepared for tabling and consideration by the Legislative Assembly.