Have your say on Draft Budget – Murphy

Date published: 13 December 2021

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy is encouraging citizens, communities and businesses to have their say on the Draft Budget.

Public consultation on the 2022-2025 Draft Budget is now open at www.finance-ni.gov.uk/budget-consultation and will run until 7 March 2022.

Launching the public consultation in the Assembly, Minister Murphy said: “The move from a single-year budget to a three-year budget provides an opportunity to plan, reform and improve public services. 

As an Executive we have publicly committed to make health our top priority. This draft Budget honours that commitment.”

“Prioritising health does however present significant challenges for other departments and I will work with other Ministers to find solutions to those challenges.

Encouraging people to participate in the consultation, Minister Murphy continued: “This budget will shape public services for the next three years. It is vital people get involved and make their voices heard.”

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