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How the Barnett formula is 'flawed' in favour of Scotland and Northern Ireland

How the Barnett formula is 'flawed' in favour of Scotland and Northern Ireland | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new IFS report shows that the Barnett formula distributes cuts unevenly across England, Scotland, Wales and NI. 

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The article cites a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Scots and Northern Irish 'let off £800m cuts'

Scots and Northern Irish 'let off £800m cuts' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies has revealed that the unfairness so-called Barnett Formula, named after Lord Barnett, pictured, is getting worse.

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Artilce cites the ESRC-funded report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Barnett 'flaw' saves NI £200m

Barnett 'flaw' saves NI £200m | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Northern Ireland has avoided spending cuts of £200m due to a "flaw" in a formula that determines how much money it gets from Westminster, according to a new report.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies

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