Briefing on Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20


The Department of Finance (DoF) have published a budget briefing document which sets out a number of scenarios relating to the Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20.

This budget briefing document sets out the broad strategic issues that will inform an incoming Executive’s decisions on a Budget for 2018-19 and 2019-20 (and 2020-21 for Capital).

Briefing on Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20The document also sets out a number of scenarios.  The scenarios are not proposed budget settlements and no decisions have yet been taken. Their purpose is to illustrate the kinds of choices that will need to be considered by Ministers in reaching agreement on a Budget.

If you wish to provide feedback on the document, please send any views by 26 January 2018 at 17.00.  The documents can be downloaded below.

Briefing on Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20

Budget Briefing Template for Feedback

Further information on help with viewing the documents, alternative formats etc. can be found on the Department of Finance website here.

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