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Economic Growth: Northern Ireland

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 7091, tabled on 14 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Assembly on ensuing business growth in the Northern Ireland economy.

Answered on

20 July 2015

The Government is committed to implementing ‘Building a Prosperous and United Community’, the Economic Pact between the Government and the Northern Ireland Executive which aims to help rebalance the economy and build a more united and stronger society. As part of this, my officials have held discussions with the Northern Ireland Executive to progress a range of matters, such as measures to improve access to finance, reduce regulatory burdens and support innovation.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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