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Economic Situation: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 13th September 2017.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham

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

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

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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