"Options for executive limited but walking away isn't one"

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Description

Cited in John Manley's column in Irish News

Subject

The financial settlement for the NI Executive following restored devolution

 

"While nobody sincerely thought the Treasury would cough up the £5bn that Ulster University economist Esmond Birnie suggested was necessary to meet all the objectives on Stormont's wish list. It wasn't expected that the final figure would fall so far short."

Period17 Jan 2020

Media contributions

1

Media contributions

  • Title"Options for executive limited but walking away isn't one"
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletIrish News
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date17/01/20
    DescriptionCited in John Manley's Irish News column re. funding settlement for restored devolution
    Producer/AuthorIrish News
    PersonsEsmond Birnie

Keywords

  • Northern Ireland economy, political impact on economy, devolution, devolved policies, economic policy, economic growth, UK growth
  • Economy
  • public spending
  • budget
  • HM Treasury