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Local Government Circular LG 09/2020 – District Council (Northern Ireland) Rate Statistics 2020/2021

Published 12 March 2020Circulars

The Pensions Act 2004 set up the Pension Protection Fund, on a UK-wide basis, to provide compensation for members of eligible occupational pension schemes, where the sponsoring employer is insolvent and the scheme has insufficient assets to pay benefits at Fund compensation le

Published 11 March 2020Legislation and regulations

Section 170 of the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993 allows for the administration costs of the Pensions Regulator and the Pensions Ombudsman, and in part the Money and Pensions Service to be recovered by means of an annual general levy on occupational and personal p

Published 11 March 2020Legislation and regulations

The Líofa Initiative Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme is a promotional, educational and life-long learning initiative to assist individuals who have undertaken a challenge to become fluent in Irish.

Published 06 March 2020Legislation and regulations

It is unlawful for letting agents to pass on fees to tenants for services that a letting agent carries out on behalf of a landlord under the Commission on Disposal of Land (NI) Order 1986.   For example, fees charged to show a prospective tenant a property.

Published 05 March 2020Speeches and statements

The rates of most social security benefits, pensions and lump sum payments are reviewed each year and usually up-rated in April. The legislation that provides for the increase in the rates is:

Published 04 March 2020Legislation and regulations

Section 34(1) of the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 requires that the Department prepare an annual report of its proceedings under that Act and the Charities (Northern Ireland) Order 1987. 

Published 27 February 2020Financial plans and reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin October - December 2019

The Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin is a quarterly bulletin containing information on new housing starts and completions, homelessness, the NI House Price Index and new house sales and prices.

Published 27 February 2020Statistical reports

Steps 2 Success Statistical Bulletin - October 2014 to December 2019

The Steps 2 Success (S2S) Statistical Bulletin provides key statistical information for the Steps 2 Success programme.

Published 27 February 2020Statistical reports

The WCCF is a temporary emergency funding package pending the implementation of a co-ordinated Childcare Strategy for Northern Ireland. This commitment has been reaffirmed in the Executive’s New Decade, New Approach document.

Published 26 February 2020Legislation and regulations

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - November 2019

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged between 16 to 64 years. PIP and DLA cannot be claimed at the same time. PSU have compiled statistics on the following within PIP:

Published 26 February 2020Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - November 2019

he Benefit Cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that working-age people can receive. From 31 May 2016, the amount a household could receive in benefit income was limited to £26,000 per annum.

Published 26 February 2020Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - November 2019

The Benefits Statistics Summary is released quarterly in the last week of February, May, August and November.

Published 26 February 2020Statistical reports

Universal Credit Statistics - November 2019

Universal Credit is a new payment to help support households that are out of work or are on a low income. Universal Credit was introduced in Northern Ireland on a phased geographical basis from 27 September 2017.

Published 26 February 2020Statistical reports

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts for Northern Ireland District Councils..

Published 18 February 2020Circulars

Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Local Government Staff Commission.

Published 18 February 2020Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of arc21.

Published 18 February 2020Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).

Published 18 February 2020Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the North West Regional Waste Management Group (NWRWMG)

Published 18 February 2020Circulars

District rates as struck by each district council for the forthcoming 2020/21 financial year.

Published 17 February 2020Guidance literature

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