Peter Geoghegan

Journalist, author, broadcaster


North’s retailers feel the budget squeeze

Retailers in the North this weekend are counting the cost of last week’s emergency budget in Britain. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s first budget included a package of spending and welfare cuts and tax increases aimed at saving an estimated £40 billion. In an effort to tackle Britain’s spiralling deficit, Osborne unveiled plans to […]

Budget Reality Hits the North

This piece on budget cuts in Northern Ireland appeared in today’s Sunday Business Post The protracted talks between Sinn Féin and the DUP to rescue the North’s power sharing government may have hinged on the devolution of policing and justice powers to Stormont. However, a way from Hillsborough Castle, the big issue for many in […]

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