Finance Minister Simon Hamilton said the budget was better than it could have been six months ago
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NI budget: Extra £150m found in final deal

The Northern Ireland Executive has found an extra £150m for its final 2015-16 budget.

About £60m has been found for frontline services in schools. However, some departments still have to find big savings which will mean service cuts.

The finance minister has also confirmed plans to reduce the public sector by 20,000 posts over the next four years.

BBC News NI Economics & Business Editor John Campbell reports.

  • 19 Jan 2015