NICVA welcomes new NI Executive

16 May 2011     Last updated: 20 Jun 2014

Speaking following the announcement of the new Northern Ireland Executive, NICVA CEO Seamus McAleavey congratulated Ministers and looked forward to working with them on smart solutions for the tough times ahead.

Seamus McAleavey said:

“Warm congratulations to all those who have been appointed as Ministers. There is no doubt that this Executive team faces many difficult challenges. In NICVA we are calling on the new Executive to work together in a colligate way to meet these challenges head on. 

"NICVA and our members across the voluntary and community sector are looking forward to working alongside the Executive to generate new thinking and find smart solutions to the tough times ahead.”

NICVA will be preparing a full briefing for each of the new Ministers as well inviting them to meet with the voluntary and community sector as soon as possible.

NI Executive

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

First Minister: Rt. Hon Peter D Robinson MLA
Deputy First Minister: Martin McGuinness MP MLA

Junior Ministers: Jonathan Bell MLA and Martina Anderson MLA

Department of Finance and Personnel

Minister: Sammy Wilson MP, MLA

Department of Education

Minister: John O'Dowd MLA

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Minister: Arlene Foster MLA

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Minister: Edwin Poots MLA

Department for Social Development

Minister: Nelson McCausland MLA

Department of Justice

Minister: David Ford MLA

Department for Regional Development

Minister: Danny Kennedy MLA

Department of the Environment

Minister: Alex Attwood MLA

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Minister: Michelle O'Neill MLA

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

Minister: Carál Ní Chuilín MLA

Department for Employment and Learning

Minister: Dr Stephen Farry MLA

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