How will the Executive pay for £1.2 Billion of cuts?

Today’s report for NICVA by the Economic Research Institute, Northern Ireland and Oxford Economics (or rather their local operation, which was formerly known as Regional Forecasts) not only makes for grim reading, it also begs the question, is the Northern Irish public ready for cuts in its  governmental services of the scale likely to be sent down the line when George Osborne’s first Comprehensive Spending Review hits in October this year? I would quibble with the authors’ apparent certainty that the …

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