The Northern Ireland Assembly has been dissolved. The election will take place on Thursday 5 May 2016.


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  • Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO) 
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Strategic Committee Priorities for 2013-14

  • Programme for Government Commitment 15 
    Develop Maze/Long Kesh as a regeneration site of regional significance


  • Programme for Government Commitment 31 & 32 
    Provide £40 million to address dereliction and promote investment in the physical regeneration of deprived areas through the Social Investment Fund (SIF) 
    Invest £40 million to improve pathways to employment, tackle systemic issues linked to deprivation and increase community services through the Social Investment Fund (SIF) 


  • Programme for Government Commitment 33
    Publish and implement a Childcare Strategy with key actions to provide integrated and affordable childcare


  • Programme for Government Commitment 34 
    Deliver a range of measures to tackle poverty and social exclusion through the Delivering Social Change delivery framework 


  • Programme for Government Commitment 67 
    Publish the Cohesion, Sharing and Integration Strategy to build a united community and improve community relations (Together: Building a United Community document has been published)


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