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.

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. 

DARD Draft Budget Consultation Workshop

1 Dec 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

Following the publication of the draft budget for 2015-16, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has published their spending plans.

Department of Regional Development draft budget 2015-16

28 Nov 2014Jenna Maghie Budget 2015-2016Budget

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