The Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment met on Tuesday 16th February 2016 in Room 29, Parliament Buildings. The Committee received a briefing from Professor Neil Gibson, Director of the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre.The briefing will be around the Centre’s current economic forecast and summary of its work over the past three years.
The Committee then heard from DETI officials on Horizon 2020. The Committee continued its scrutiny of the consultation on the proposed closure of the NIRO to onshore wind. The Committee also considered its approach to dealing with the issues raised in regards to Cerberus and Capita by Bell and Company on behalf of Northern Ireland businesses.