Gobierno de España. Ministerio de Hacienda Y Función Pública. Abre nueva ventana Secretaría de Estado de Presupuestos y Gastos
Administración Presupuestaria

Subdirección General de Política Presupuestaria

Assistant Director General Jaime Sánchez Mayoral

Addresses

C/ Alberto Alcocer, 2
28036 Madrid

Teléfono: 91 583 75 07

Functions

It is responsible for coordinating the functions aimed at ensuring that the results of the budgetary process adapt to economic policy objectives assigned to the budgetary policy by the decisions of the Expenditure Policies Committee and by other applicable regulations, agreements, and procedures..

It will also perform the functions set out in the following paragraphs: 

  • Implementing and monitoring budgetary policy objectives and drafting standards for their achievement..
  • Defining the guidelines that must be followed in compliance with the obligations arising from European regulations on fiscal governance.
  • Drafting regulations and instructions that should guide the annual creation of the General State Budgets and coordinating the budget drafting process. Particularly:
    • Drafting the proposal for budget stability targets and the State’s non-financial expenditure limit.
    • Drafting the studies that inform decisions made by the Expenditure Policies Committee.
    • Determining quantitative limits and guidelines that should be respected by the management centres’ expenditure proposals, in accordance with the Expenditure Policies Committee and the approved non-financial expenditure limit..
    • Preparing the statements of expenditures and revenue for the draft General State Budget based on the revenue forecasts and allocations proposed by the management centres.
    • Coordinating and drafting the documentation that must accompany the Central Government Budget Bill.
    • Analysing the territorial distribution of investment projects that must be included or funded in the General State Budgets in order to facilitate a consistency analysis of the whole of public investments.
  • The report on laws and regulations, in its preparation and approval stages, on administrative acts, contracts and agreements, as well as on any other action affecting present or future public expenditure or revenue, in accordance with the requirements of the principles of budgetary stability and financial sustainability, when this is established by the applicable legislation or requested by the bodies to which it reports.
  • Drafting studies and specific proposals for the control of budgetary stability within the guidelines established by the Government.
  • Improving the quality of public spending by actively monitoring the implementation of the results of spending reviews and preparing and publishing an annual report on the measures adopted in response to the recommendations made by AIReF in those spending reviews. Function carried out by the Coordination and Monitoring Unit of the comprehensive expenditure review and evaluation processes, under the authority of Sub-Directorate General.
  • Analysing the legitimacy and expediency of the budgetary modifications proposed by the management centres, as well as, where applicable, of commitments to multiannual expenditures; reporting on their consequences, how they will be funded, and performing any necessary processing of said modifications.
  • Promoting and proposing initiatives aimed at improving budgeting techniques that will allow for a greater rationalisation of budgetary programmes.
  • Promoting relations with regional administrations, international bodies, and any other public or private institution for the exchange of information and experiences on the budgetary institution..
  • Encouraging the transparency of budgetary information, especially ensuring that citizens have access to this information.
  • Specific training for public employees on budgetary subjects.