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.

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

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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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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