The State Secretary for Budget and Expenditure (SEPG, Secretaría de Estado de Presupuestos y Gastos), which reports to the Minister of Finance and Public Administration, directs and coordinates:
The formulation of criteria and objectives for budgetary policy, multi-year programming of public sector income and expenses programmes and the drawing up of the State Budget, its monitoring and the assessment of its implementation, through the Directorate General of Budgets.
- The planning, programming and budgeting of public sector personnel costs and the recognition and payment of pensions of the General System of Passive Classes, all through the General Directorate of Personnel Costs and Public Pensions.
- The design, planning and management of EU funds and the state implementation of the regional incentives policy, together with the monitoring and management of the Spanish participation in the Community budget of the European Union through the Directorate General of Community Funds.
It is also attached to the State Secretary for Budget and Expenditure and the Government Comptroller's Office.
In the exercise of these functions, the Secretary coordinates the Commission on Expenditure Policy and the Revenue Commission (chairing these in the absence of the Minister of Finance and Public Administration). The SEPG also chairs the Programme Analysis Commissions and is vice-chair of the Commission on Financial Coordination of Real Estate and Property Actions. In addition, the Secretary acts as chair of the Public Investment Committee and the Governing Council of Regional Incentives, and also heads the Special Delegation of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration at RENFE-Operadora; the administrative units of this delegation report structurally and functionally to said Secretary.
These pages contain up-to-date information on all of the SEPG's actions and allow for the possibility of contacting the different units through the following contact addresses.