Spend it like Stormont - A focus on public finances

Our public services are under pressure like never before” is the opening line of Below the Radar TV’s documentary for BBC Northern Ireland on public finances in Northern Ireland.

   12 June 2019

Deputy Director Richard Johnston was a consultant on the Spend It Like Stormont programme produced by Below The Radar TV, examining how public money is spent in Northern Ireland.

“Our public services are under pressure like never before” is the opening line of the documentary for BBC Northern Ireland. It is the stark reality that is faced every day by public servants as they aim to satisfy the ever-increasing demands from Northern Ireland’s citizens within tightening budget allocations.

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Richard Johnston

Assistant Director, Ulster University Economic Policy Centre (UUEPC)

Ulster University Economic Policy Centre

Areas of expertise Competitiveness, productivity, local economic development, economic impact assessments, corporation tax, the rating system.