About The Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly examines what the Northern Ireland Executive (the Government) is doing, makes new laws on devolved matters and debates the issues of the day.

Office of the Speaker

Edwin Poots MLA is the Speaker of the Assembly and in addition to chairing Assembly debates, he is Chair of the Assembly Commission and represents the Assembly at home and abroad.

Assembly Commission

The Assembly Commission is the corporate body of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Corporate Governance

Find out about how the Parliament is run - management, policies and publications, tenders, allowances and finance.

Freedom of Information

If you want a better understanding of how the Assembly carries out its duties, why it makes the decisions that it does and how it spends public money, you or any organisation may request information from the Assemby under the FOI Act 2000.

Sustainable Development

The Assembly Commission recognises its reponsibility in being an examplar institution in terms of sustainability and environmental impact.

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News and Media Centre

Visit the News and Media Centre

Read press releases, watch live and archived video

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Follow the Assembly

Follow the Assembly on our social media channels

Keep up-to-date with the Assembly

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Useful Contacts

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Contacts for different parts of the Assembly

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