"Stormont's shutdown has cost us £100m, says economist"

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Provided the statistical base and was cited in a front page Belfast Telegraph article re. the cost of running the mothballed Stormont Assembly during the 1000+ days of non-operation


"Stormont has cost taxpayers almost £100m to run in the 1,000 days since devolution has been suspended, a leading economist said last night.

Dr Esmond Birnie said that £3m a month were being spent on...."

Period11 Oct 2019

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  • Northern Ireland, Stormont, devolved government, economic impact, cost, public spending, economy