Budget

We provide information and insights on the Northern Ireland Executive’s budget, including the in-year process, departmental spending plans and public consultation matters. For more information on the 2015-2016 Budget visit our dedicated Budget Hub.

Fantastic Mr Tax – is devolution of corporation rates wily economics or a fairytale?

4 Dec 2014Ryan Miller Budget 2015-2016Budget

Chancellor George Osborne has paved the way for devolved corporation tax in Stormont. In the coming weeks Scope will examine the pros and cons of lowering the rate - here we look at some of the arguments against a reduction.

Budget analysis: half baked and two speed

20 Nov 2014Ryan Miller Budget 2015-2016Budget

A look at the consequences for the third sector, and beyond, stemming from Stormont's Draft Budget for 2015/16