Northern Ireland Executive

Appointment of Independent Chair of the review of the roles and responsibilities of councillors in Northern Ireland

The Department for Communities has announced the appointment of Mr Maynard Mawhinney as the Independent Chair of a working group which will review the roles and responsibilities of councillors in Northern Ireland. The appointment takes effect from 1 December 2023.

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NI Pupils perform well in mathematics, reading and science in International Survey

A major international survey of educational achievement of 15-year-olds shows that young people in Northern Ireland continue to perform highly compared to young people in other education systems across the world.

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Department for the Economy publishes 2023/24 budget consultation final response

The Department for the Economy has published the final response to the 2023/24 budget consultation.

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Hydro Electric Operator fined for fisheries related offences

A County Londonderry Hydroelectric site manager has been fined a total of £430 at Coleraine Magistrates’ Court after being convicted of two fisheries related offences detected in December 2022 and March 2023.

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Road Safety campaigns to reduce careless driving and speeding

The Department for Infrastructure has announced two road safety campaigns in collaboration with the Northern Ireland Road Safety Partnership (NIRSP).

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