Brexit and Public Services in Northern IrelandWorking through uncertainty.

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Abstract

On 8 June 2017 the United Kingdom had general election called to bring a sense of clarity and authority over the Brexit negotiations. Of course it did no such thing. Brexit amounts to a new order of uncertainty for public services. I want to examine Northern Ireland and in particular the NHS, police and local government. When do contingency plans need to be in place, when do actual resource committing decisions need to be made? Will budget allocations reflect needs? Is there going to be a Brexit window of opportunity to address long-term problems?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
PublisherUniversity of Glasgow
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 27 Jun 2017
EventBorders, Constitution and Money: an Expert Seminar - Stormont Hotel, Belfast
Duration: 27 Jun 2017 → …

Workshop

WorkshopBorders, Constitution and Money: an Expert Seminar
Period27/06/17 → …

Keywords

  • Brexit
  • public services
  • NHS
  • police
  • local government
  • uncertainty

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