Information on Northern Ireland’s public finances, including the NI budget and guidance on accountability and financial management
The Northern Ireland Estimates, often referred to as the Main Estimates, set out the detailed spending plans of Northern Ireland departments for the financial year.
Public expenditure is the general term for expenditure incurred by the public sector in the course of its activities.
The Budget process sets expenditure plans for the Northern Ireland departments for the forward looking financial years.
The in-year monitoring process provides a formal system for reviewing spending plans and priorities for the NI departments in the current financial year in light of the most up to date position.
This section includes departmental finance and performance information.