Press Releases 2014-2015

Synopsis: Below you will find all press releases published by the Northern Ireland Assembly during the 2014-2015 session.


Committee questions whether PFI funded project delivered value for money

The Public Accounts Committee has questioned whether a major Private Finance Initiative (PFI) project delivered value for money.

Reference: PAC 03/14/15



Committee Urges Further and Higher Education Sectors to Respond to the Public Consultation on the Budget

The Committee for Employment and Learning has urged the Further and Higher Education sectors to respond to the budget consultation process which is currently underway.

Reference: E&L 02/14/15



Committee publishes its report on the allegations made in the BBC Spotlight programme 7 January 2010

The Committee on Standards and Privileges has today published its report on allegations made in a BBC Spotlight Programme against the then MLA Mrs Iris Robinson and Mr Peter Robinson MLA.

Reference: S&P 01/14/15



Assembly Shines A Light On Homelessness

Parliament Buildings was bathed in a sea of red light this week to mark Homelessness Awareness Week which runs from Sunday 23 – Sunday 30 November 2014.

Reference: CO 03/14/15



A well versed Rebekah switches on Assembly Christmas lights

A festive Parliament Buildings was the venue this evening (Wednesday 26 November) for the annual event to switch on the Assembly’s Christmas tree lights.

Reference: SO 03/14/15



Committee Hears From Rural Community On Anti-Poverty And Social Inclusion

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development held a special event to gather views and ideas from rural dwellers and representatives on its current review of the Anti-Poverty and Social Inclusion Programme.

Reference: AGR 02/14/15



Committee Seeks Views of Young Drivers of Today and Tomorrow

The Environment Committee is seeking the views of young people as it scrutinises the Department of Environment’s Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill, which proposes changes to driving age and restrictions for new drivers.

Reference: ENV 03/14/15



Assembly Community Connect Calls on North Belfast Community Groups to 'Get Involved'

Reference: ACC 01/14/15



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 Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee hosts jjoint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovatio

Reference: CETI 01/14/15


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