Finance Minister Welcomes additional funding

Date published: 24 July 2020

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has welcomed the additional funding for the Executive and the guarantee that the Executive will receive a minimum of £2.2 billion for its COVID-19 response.

Commenting Minister Murphy said: “I welcome this additional funding and the clarity provided on the Executive’s budget for its Covid response. 

“The Executive faces significant financial pressures to be met from this funding including the costs of preparing for a second wave of the virus, and helping businesses to survive and rebuild. 

“This funding will help the Executive to maintain public services, support economic recovery, and protect the vulnerable.


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