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Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

11/11/2013

CAL Committee Calls for More Safeguards for Our Young People

Clear structures, policies and procedures are needed to support the protection and safeguarding of all vulnerable groups. That is the message from the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure in its report published today on gaps in child protection and safeguarding across the Culture, Arts and Leisure remit.

Reference: CAL 02/13/14

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13/11/2013

Committee to Begin Inquiry into Allegations Arising from BBC NI Spotlight Programme

The Assembly Committee for Social Development will begin its evidence sessions for the inquiry at its meeting on Thursday 14 November 2013.

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20/01/2014

Committee to Investigate Inclusion in the Arts

The Assembly Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure has announced today that it will carry out an Inquiry into the inclusion of working class communities in the arts.

Reference: CAL 03/13/14

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05/03/2014

Committee to Celebrate the Launch of Creativity Month

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure will mark the launch of Creativity Month by hosting an event to promote the work of artists and craftspeople from across Northern Ireland.

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12/03/2014

Committee to be Briefed on DCAL Capital Projects

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure will receive a briefing from the departmental Permanent Secretary on the Northern Ireland Audit Office and Public Accounts Committee reports on DCAL’s management of capital projects.

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30/04/2014

Committee to be Briefed by Minister on Inclusion in the Arts

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure will receive a briefing from the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure as part of its Inquiry into Inclusion in the Arts of Working Class Communities.

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27/05/2014

Committee to Hear from Local Playwrights on Inclusion in the Arts

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure will receive a briefing from two local playwrights, Martin Lynch and Gary Mitchell, as part of its Inquiry into Inclusion in the Arts of Working Class Communities.

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12/06/2014

Committee Visits Portstewart to Find Out About Inclusion in the Arts About Inclusion in the Arts

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure held a stakeholder event in Portstewart as part of its Inquiry into the Inclusion of Working Class Communities in the Arts.

Reference: CAL 04/13/14

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03/03/2015

Committee celebrates innovation in the North West

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure is highlighting the contribution of the creative industries with a visit to the North West Science Park at their Fort George centre. The visit takes place as part of activities designed to mark the beginning of Creativity Month.

Reference: CAL 01/14/15

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10/12/2015

Committee Calls for Clarity on Budget

At its meeting on 10 December, the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure received a briefing from DCAL officials regarding possible scenarios for the Department’s 2016/17 budget.

Reference: CAL 01/15/16

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