Budget

We provide information and insights on the Northern Ireland Executive’s budget, including the in-year process, departmental spending plans and public consultation matters. For more information on the 2015-2016 Budget visit our dedicated Budget Hub.

DFP Budget Meeting - Key Asks

10 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget, Budget Asks

Following a consultation meeting with Department of Finance and Personnel officials we have collated the five key asks expressed at the meeting, alongside tips from the Department on what to include in consultation responses.

Voluntary and community sector representatives brief Employment and Learning Committee on changes to the European Social Fund

10 Dec 2014Seamus McAleavey Policy & Public Affairs, Budget 2015-2016Budget, Funding

Representatives from the voluntary and community sector today met with the Assembly Committee for Employment and Learning in an informal session to address issues with the European Social Fund and the DEL Draft Budget proposals.

DCAL Budget Meeting - Key Asks

9 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget, Budget Asks

Following a consultation meeting with officials from the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure we have collated the six key asks expressed at the meeting, alongside tips from the Department on what to include in consultation responses.

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment draft budget for 2015-16

8 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

The Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment has published its draft budget for 2015-16.

OFMDFM draft budget 2015-16

8 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

The Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister has released their draft budget for 2015-16.

Department for Employment and Learning draft budget 2015-16

4 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

The Department for Employment and Learning has published it's draft budget for 2015-16.

Fantastic Mr Tax – is devolution of corporation rates wily economics or a fairytale?

4 Dec 2014Ryan Miller Budget 2015-2016Budget

Chancellor George Osborne has paved the way for devolved corporation tax in Stormont. In the coming weeks Scope will examine the pros and cons of lowering the rate - here we look at some of the arguments against a reduction.

Department for Social Development draft budget 2015-16

4 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

The Department of Social Development has published it's draft budget for 2015-16.

Department of Justice draft budget 2015-16

4 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

The Department of Justice has published it's draft budget for 2015-16

DEL Minister confirms voluntary and community organisations’ worst fears as he plans unfair, disproportionate cuts to the sector

3 Dec 2014Seamus McAleavey Budget 2015-2016Budget, Funding

DEL Minister Stephen Farry spoke to the Employment and Learning Committee on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 about his need to cut over 10% from his department’s budget next year.