Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.

04/12/2013
Committee Voices Frustration at Department Delays

The Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister has expressed its frustration at the cancellation of a planned briefing to be provided by the Department at today’s meeting.

Reference: COFMDFM 02/13/14
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16/09/2013
Committee proposes new structures to tackle public service complaints

The Assembly debated the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister report on its proposals for a new office of a Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO).

Reference: COFMDFM 01/13/14
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17/09/2012
Committee Reassures Victims About Abuse Inquiry Bill's Progress

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Office of the First Minister/deputy First Minister wants to reassure victims and survivors that their concerns about the Historical Institutional Abuse Bill will be raised with Department officials.

Reference: COFMDFM 01/12/13
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07/12/2011
Young People Tell Committee why they Want to Meet in the Middle
Reference: COFMDFM 05/11/12
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27/09/2011
Regeneration and Conflict Transformation top Committee's Agenda
Reference: COFMDFM 04/11/12
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06/07/2011
Committee Questions Officials on Financial Procedures
Reference: COFMDFM 03/11/12
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20/06/2011
We Must be at the Heart of Europe Says Committee
Reference: COFMDFM 02/11/12
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15/06/2011
Assembly Committee Takes Evidence on Reforming Office of the Ombudsman
Reference: COFMDFM 01/11/12
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07/12/2010
Assembly gives Seal of Approval to Commissioner for Older People
Reference: COFMDFM 01/10/11
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10/06/2010
Assembly Committee Holds Its First Meeting Outside Northern Ireland
Reference: COFMDFM 02/09/10
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26/01/2010
Committee Calls for Better European Links
Reference: COFMDFM 01/09/10
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03/10/2008
Committee Considers Essential European Issues
Reference: COFMDFM 01/07/08
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17/06/2008
100,000 children in Northern Ireland living in poverty: Committee calls for radical change
Reference: COFMDFM 21/07
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01/06/2008
Effective relationships key to influence in Europe
Reference: COFMDFM 22/07
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12/03/2008
Committee takes evidence from Commissioners on child poverty
Reference: COFMDFM 20/07
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06/02/2008
Committee travels to Dungannon to take evidence on child poverty
Reference: COFMDFM 19/07
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30/01/2008
Committee Questions Junior Ministers on resources and priorities for Children and Young People
Reference: COFMDFM 18/07
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10/01/2008
Increased funding for the Planning and Water Appeals Commissions
Reference: COFMDFM 17/07
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08/01/2008
100,000 children in Northern Ireland living in poverty- Committee highlights need for action
Reference: COFMDFM 16/07
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07/01/2008
Committee Reports The Views Of Statutory Committees On The Executive’s Draft Programme For Government And Investment Strategy
Reference: COFMDFM 15/07
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19/12/2007
Committee For OFMDFM Welcomes The Announcement Of A Commissioner For Older People
Reference: COFMDFM 13/07
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19/12/2007
OFMDFM Committee’s Concerns About Proposals For Eu Directive On Gender Goods And Services
Reference: COFMDFM 14/07
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03/12/2007
Chairperson to visit Washington to promote investment
Reference: COFMDFM 12/07
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21/11/2007
Committee Offers Its Support To The Children’s Commissioner
Reference: COFMDFM 11/07
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07/11/2007
Chairperson to attend church service marking the 20th anniversary of the Enniskillen Remembrance day bombing
Reference: COFMDFM 10/07
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22/10/2007
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Launches Child Poverty Inquiry
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17/10/2007
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to hold meeting in Magee College
Reference: COFMDFM 09/07
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10/10/2007
Appointment Of Victims Commissioner -Committee Welcomes Progress
Reference: COFMDFM 07/07
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26/09/2007
Appointment Of Victims Commissioner -Committee Expresses Grave Concerns
Reference: COFMDFM 06/07
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21/09/2007
Chairman attends launch of Global Peacebuilders Project
Reference: COFMDFM 05/07
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20/06/2007
First Minister and Deputy First Minister outline Executive's Programme for Government considerations
Reference: COFMDFM 04/07
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14/06/2007
First Minister and deputy First Minister to Brief Committee
Reference: COFMDFM 03/07
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06/06/2007
Committee of the Centre Visits The Maze / Long Kesh Regeneration Site
Reference: COFMDFM 02/07
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16/05/2007
Committee of the Centre Meets For The First Time
Reference: COFMDFM 01/07
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Media Operational Notices

10/06/2013
Assembly Committees Make Joint Visit to City of Culture

Six Northern Ireland Assembly Committees are to visit the City of Culture on Wednesday, 12 June. The Committees will hold their meetings at three venues across the city: Magee campus of the University of Ulster, the new Ebrington Barracks venue and the North West Regional College.

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13/05/2013
Assembly Committees to Participate at This Year’s Balmoral Show

Northern Ireland Assembly Committees will again attend this year’s Balmoral Show with the Committees for Agriculture and Rural Development, Regional Development and Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister all represented at the Show.

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