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Northern Ireland Executive must find £200m of cuts between October and April

The Northern Ireland Executive will have to find £200m of cuts between October and April, equivalent to 4% of all departmental budgets.

The cuts could lead to a significant number of redundancies among civil servants.

The spending pressures emerged during the October monitoring round - one of the regular budget reallocation exercises.

BBC News NI Economics and Business Editor John Campbell reports.

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