Politics

The Next Chapter: Women making the difference

8 Apr 2019Alexandra De La Torre The Next Chapter, PolicyPolitics

As a partner in The Next Chapter Project, which supports and empowers women to engage in politics and public life, NICVA is celebrating the achievements of the women participating in the 3 Chapter Hubs it leads.

NICVA Launches 2016 Sector Forecast Survey

7 Jan 2016Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Sector Issues, Viewfinder (Research), Politics

NICVA has launched their 2016 Sector Forecast Survey. The Survey was sent to over 4,000 organisations and this is your opportunity to tell us about what you think 2016 holds for your organisation. 

Uncertainty and the Stormont House Agreement

25 Sep 2015Ryan Miller Community Relations, Politics

Provisions for dealing with the past within the Stormont House Agreement have come in for much public criticism. Scope looks at whether confusion on the issues is related to a lack of honest dialogue with the public.

Why Bryson should be heard in public

18 Sep 2015Nick Garbutt Politics

Scope editor Nick Garbutt argues that the decision to hold part of the Finance Committee's Nama investigation in private is a subversion of democracy. 

If Stormont falls we'll all be the worst for it

17 Sep 2015Nick Garbutt Politics

The current political crisis is having unexpected consequences, Scope reports. 

Did the IRA go away?

27 Aug 2015Nick Garbutt Politics, Peace Process

Are there any politicians and commentators who seriously did not know that the IRA still existed? 

Shroud education: sharing and the future

20 Aug 2015Ryan Miller Equality, Social Policy, Education, Community Relations, Peace Process, Politics

Shared Education is the big new thing for helping society come together and improving schooling. But what are we supposed to expect?

Will the BBC get blown away by the gathering storm?

19 Aug 2015Nick Garbutt Media, Politics

Just how serious is the threat to the BBC posed by the Westminster government and should we be worried about it? 

Whatever happened to Heenan Anderson?

14 Aug 2015Nick Garbutt Politics, Social Policy, Welfare Reform

Whatever happened to the Heenan-Anderson Commission?

Why we need to know the truth about Kincora

12 Aug 2015Nick Garbutt Social Policy, Politics

Why is Secretary of State Theresa Villiers so determined to ensure that allegations about child abuse at Kincora Boys Home in Belfast does not form part of the UK investigation?