Minister seeks views on DSD draft Budget and Concordat

20 Jan 2011     Last updated: 8 Oct 2014

Alex Attwood MLA, Minister for Social Development, has organised a series of meetings designed to discuss the impact of the draft DSD Budget with voluntary and community organisations.

A six week period for the submission of comments on this consultation document will run from 13 January 2011 to 23 February 2011.

Respondents are asked to submit their views as early as possible during this period to allow as much time as possible for consideration.

The consultation documents can be downloaded by following the links below: 

The following dates have been arranged to facilitate regional consultation workshops  

  • 26 Jan 2011    Clinton Centre, Enniskillen: - 10am to 12.30pm. (Minister to speak at 10.00am. Concordat consultation from 11.00am - 12.30pm)
  • 9 Feb 2011      Ballybot House, Newry: - 10am to 12.30pm. (Concordat consultation 10.00am - 11.30am, Minister to speak at 12.00pm)
  • 10 Feb 2011    Spectrum Centre, Belfast: - 9.30am to 2.30pm (Minister attending 9.30am, Concordat consultation 1.30pm - 2.30pm)
  • 2 March 2011   Clooney Hall, L'Derry: - 10.30am to 1.00pm

Please make responses to the Draft Concordat in writing to:

Una Gilmore
Voluntary & Community Unit
Department for Social Development
3rd Floor, Lighthouse Building,
1 Cromac Place, Gasworks Business Park,
Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 2JB

email: [email protected]


NICVA is also holding a series of consultation meetings for voluntary and community sector representatives with each of the departments on their spending plans.

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