We should find out tomorrow what differences there actually are between the Draft Budget and the one which is now reported to have been agreed by the Executive this morning – in a decision postponed from last week. And what effect the oppositional campaign has had. For now, though, we have this report stating
Details of the spending plans will be outlined by Finance minister Peter Robinson on the floor of the Assembly tomorrow morning. It is understood the final version includes a number of significant differences from the draft plans outlined late last year. The Department of Health in particular is believed to have gained substantially as a result of talks over the last number of weeks.