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Capital Investment: Northern Ireland

Treasury written question – answered on 23rd January 2020.

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Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the (a) Welsh Government and (b) Scottish Government on the £1 billion of new resource and capital spending announced for Northern Ireland on 15 January 2020.

Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the announcement of £1 billion of new resource and capital spending for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the need for new capital spending in Wales.

Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

I and my officials engage on a regular basis with the Scottish and Welsh Governments on their funding settlements. The New Decade, New Approach financial agreement recognises the unique circumstances faced in Northern Ireland. The Scottish and Welsh Governments will both benefit from Barnett consequentials as a result of the decisions that Chancellor will take on devolved matters in England at the Budget and Comprehensive Spending Review.

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