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Investment in Northern Ireland

Inquiry

The Committee are assessing the economic effectiveness of UK Government policy to deliver investment in Northern Ireland. 

The inquiry looks at how these programmes may address long-standing economic issues in the region, and what further steps can be taken to stimulate investment, including foreign direct investment, in Northern Ireland.

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This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 17 January 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - Investment in Northern Ireland
Inquiry Investment in Northern Ireland
HC 85
Report
Response to this report
First Special Report - Investment in Northern Ireland: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session
HC 1109
Special Report
First Special Report - Investment in Northern Ireland: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session
Inquiry Investment in Northern Ireland
HC 1109
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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8 June 2022
Inquiry Investment in Northern Ireland
Witnesses Conor Burns MP (Minister of State at Northern Ireland Office), Stephen Rusk (Head of Economy Group at Northern Ireland Office), and Colin Perry (Director, Economy and Protocol at Northern Ireland Office)
Oral Evidence
25 May 2022
Inquiry Investment in Northern Ireland
Witnesses Paul MacFlynn (Co-Director at Nevin Economic Research Institute), Nichola Hughes (Director at Sustainable NI), and Alexandra Brennan (Co-Ordinator at Northern Ireland Women's Budget Group)
Oral Evidence
22 March 2022
Inquiry Investment in Northern Ireland
Witnesses Conor Murphy (Finance Minister at Northern Ireland Department of Finance), Jeff McGuiness (Acting Head of Central Expenditure Division, Public Spending Directorate at Northern Ireland Department of Finance), Laura McDonald (Strategic Policy and Reform at Northern Ireland Department of Finance), and Aidan Higgins (Departmental Assembly Liaison Officer at Northern Ireland Department of Finance)
Oral Evidence
Debbie Watters (Director at Northern Ireland Alternatives and Include Youth), and Claire Meenehan (Skills Manager at Northern Ireland Alternatives and Include Youth) (INI0034)
Michael D’Arcy (Programme Lead, Ibec/CBI Joint Business Council at Irish Business and Employers Confederation (Ibec)) (INI0033)
Deborah Colville (City Innovation Manager at Belfast City Council), and Suzanne Wylie (Chair at Innovation City Belfast Partnership) (INI0031)

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