Full COA report on PDAF allocation, utilization


Posted at Aug 16 2013 03:52 PM | Updated as of Aug 17 2013 12:12 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Audit said at least 74 lawmakers exceeded their pork barrel allocations from 2007-2009, with one congressman getting nearly P3 billion in pork barrel funds.

Senators are each given P200 million in pork barrel funds every year while congressmen receive P70 million each.

"Pag sinabi nating labis labis hindi lang po P1 million o P5 million, ang labis hundreds of millions and at least one lawmaker got almost P3 billion allocation for PDAF,” COA chairwoman Grace Pulido-Tan told reporters.

Pulido-Tan also bared a list of irregularities in the use of the pork barrel funds from 2007 to 2009.

Here is the full COA report, "Government-wide performance audit report on the allocation and utilization of priority development assistance fund (PDAF) and various infrastructures including local projects".

Download Executive Summary of COA report

Download full COA report

COA Report on PDAF Utilization