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Economic Situation: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 900735, tabled on 5 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent assessment he has made of the performance of the Northern Ireland economy.

Answered on

13 September 2017

The fundamentals of the Northern Ireland economy remain strong, with growth last year at 1.6%.

Economic activity is up, unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since before the Great Recession of 2008, and 43,000 more people are in work compared to 2010.

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