The Northern Ireland Fiscal Council is an independent body created in March 2021 to bring greater transparency and scrutiny to NI’s public finances. 

You can find out more about us, our members, our staff and our Terms of Reference under the About us menu.


All our reports can be found under the Our Reports menu, and include a comprehensive guide to NI public finances, assessments of the NI Executives Budget, and longer-term fiscal sustainability of the NI public finances including a special focus on the NI health system.

Our most recent report, published on the 28 March 2023, sets out our assessment of the NIO's 2022-23 Budget for Northern Ireland.


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