Threat to economy from North deal

The Republic could face stiffer competition from the North for foreign direct investment (FDI) if the British government provides strong fiscal incentives for northern companies as part of a £1 billion peace dividend package.

27th November, 2004

The Republic could face stiffer competition from the North for foreign direct investment (FDI) if the British government provides strong fiscal incentives for northern companies as part of a £1 billion peace dividend package.

The main political parties in the North have been lobbying the British government for the £1 billion economic regeneration package during the talks about restoring devolution.

Northern politicians want the British government to agree to a number of major fiscal incentives...

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