Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill said the budget reduction would mean tough choices
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NI budget: DARD cuts may mean 300 redundancies

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) is set to cut £30m from its annual budget, largely funded through 300 redundancies.

DARD is facing cuts along with most other Stormont departments, apart from health, following a cut in the grant Northern Ireland gets from Westminster.

Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill has said this will mean tough choices.

BBC News NI's Mervyn Jess reports.

  • 24 Nov 2014
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