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Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Committee for Finance and Personnel arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.


Committee concludes that we need action on our funding arrangements

The Assembly Committee for Finance and Personnel has called on the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) and the Executive to look at the best way to adequately fund the devolved institutions as the current system comes under scrutiny.

Reference: F&P 04/14/15



Managing Sickness Absence Could Result in Savings of up to £37 Million a Year says Assembly Committee

The Committee for Finance and Personnel has today (Tuesday 21 April) published its Review into Sickness Absence in the Northern Ireland Public Sector.

Reference: CFP 03/14/15



Assembly Committee calls for assurance measures on Executive's Budget 2015-16

The Committee for Finance and Personnel has launched its report on the Northern Ireland Executive’s proposed budget for 2015-16. The report, which the Committee co-ordinates on behalf of all the Assembly scrutiny committees, identifies specific actions that the Executive could take when implementing the 2015-16 budget.

Reference: CFP 02/14/15



Assembly Debates Benefits Of Flexible Working

The issue of flexible working in the public sector is being debated today in the Assembly. The report from the Committee for Finance and Personnel is the result of their Inquiry on Flexible Working in the Public Sector in Northern Ireland and draws on international lessons and expert evidence on the benefits to the economy and society from flexible working.

Reference: CFP 01/14/15



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.



Ulster Bank Must Address Accountability and Proper Compensation, Committees Urge

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment and the Committee for Finance and Personnel received a briefing today from Ulster Bank officials on what action has been taken following the bank’s system failure earlier this year.

Reference: ETI 02/12/13 / CFP 02/12/13



Ulster Bank to Address Committees on Compensation Scheme



Assembly Must Take Control Over Civil Servant Redundancy Payments Says Committee

The Assembly must have a greater say over reductions to civil servant redundancy payments, a Committee for Finance and Personnel report has stated.

Reference: CFP 01/12/13



Finance Minister's Lack of Consultation Threatens to Delay Budget Bill

Reference: CFP 05/11/12



Committee Supports Groups Excluded From Equal Pay Settlement

Reference: CFP 04/11/12


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