Extra £1bn for Northern Ireland will barely dent public finances
UK government will spend £802bn this year, so funds ‘not much more than rounding error’, says IFS deputy head
The deal to spend an extra £1bn over two years in Northern Ireland will do little to disturb the public finances.
Of the funds, about £400m will be directed at new physical infrastructure, £150m on better broadband, and £40m will tackle deprivation. Another £350m will be spent on health and education services.Continue reading...