Finance Minister Conor Murphy has today allocated £18 million to education, health and infrastructure.
The allocations outlined in a Written Ministerial Statement follow late changes made to the NI Budget by Treasury.
- £10 million to address pressures within the education sector.
- £5 million for doctor and dentist pay and health pressures.
- £3 million for winter services, urgent street lighting and road repairs.
Other changes to the Budget by Treasury include a £59 million reduction in Financial Transaction Capital for 2019/20 and a £52 million reduction in the Capital Budget which has been deferred until 2020/21.
Notes to editors:
- The Written Ministerial Statement can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/year-monitoring-public-expenditure-2019-20
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