local government reform

Newry, Mourne and Down Community Planning Fora

14 Mar 2016Jenny McEneaney Local Government Reformlocal government reform, Policy

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council recently enlisted NICVA's Social Enterprise Sector Matters with help in administering their community planning fora application process. The DEA fora presents an exciting opportunity for the sector.

NICVA Responds to DSD Committee on Regeneration Bill

1 Apr 2015Jenna Maghie Local Government Reformlocal government reform, Policy

NICVA recently responded to the Department for Social Development Committee's Call for Evidence on the Regeneration Bill.

Local Government Reform - FAQs

31 Mar 2015Jenna Maghie Local Government Reformlocal government reform, Policy

Ahead of the 11 Super Councils replacing the existing 26 Councils on 1st April 2015 the Department of the Environment has produced the helpful FAQs below.

New Councils Key Contacts - Chief Executives

31 Mar 2015Jenna Maghie Local Government Reformlocal government reform, Policy

As the 11 new Super Councils take their powers on 1st of April 2015 the list below outlines key contacts in each of the new areas

Community Planning Guidance Consultation Event

3 Mar 2015Jenna Maghie Policy & Public Affairs, Local Government Reformlocal government reform

Yesterday NICVA hosted a consultation event on the recently announced Community Planning Guidelines with the Department of the Environment.

DSD Consultation Meeting - 7 Key Asks

18 Dec 2014Bob Harper Budget 2015-2016, Policy & Public Affairs, Local Government ReformBudget, Public Expenditure, local government reform

Following a consultation meeting with Department for Social Development officials on 15 December, we have collated seven key asks expressed at the meeting, alongside tips from the Department on what to include in consultation responses.