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The Advisory Board is responsible for providing advice to the Department for Communities, at its request, on the desirability of making changes to the LGPS (NI). The minutes of the LGPS (NI) Advisory Board are available below.

Published 28 November 2019Agendas and minutes

Personal Independence Payment Statistics - August 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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Benefit Cap Statistics - August 2019

The 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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistics) - August 2019

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

Published 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Universal Credit Statistics - August 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 27 November 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin April - June 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 26 November 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin July - September 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 26 November 2019Statistical reports

Initiated by the City Centre Regeneration Task Force, in the wake of the Bank Buildings fire, this policy attempts to examine how Belfast City centre should develop in a way that is accessible, safe and welcoming for all, through a joined-up approach between the Department for

Published 22 November 2019Legislation and regulations

Claims for Universal Credit | Effects of Transition to Universal Credit

Published 21 November 2019Guidance literature

Advice NI has secured new premises comprising 3 units which require some reconfiguration/modifications which the landlord will complete at his own expense.

Published 21 November 2019Legislation and regulations

Full Register of parks, gardens and demesnes in Northern Ireland that have a special historic interest.

Published 19 November 2019Lists and registers

The Department invites proposals for the redevelopment of a site at 28 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast.

The final date for proposals is 12 noon, Thursday 16 January 2020.

Published 14 November 2019Development plan/framework

This Order specifies the percentage by which preserved pension rights are revalued for members of salary related occupational pension schemes who leave their scheme before pension age (“early leavers”).

Published 14 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The Department’s Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) for Architecture and the Built Environment are champions and advocates for placemaking in Northern Ireland. During the design, development and delivery of places, many and varied people and processes are involved.

Published 13 November 2019Agendas and minutes

The Social Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 make amendments to the Social Security (Immigration and Asylum) Consequential Amendments Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000.  These changes to domestic legislation will ensure that, after the U

Published 12 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The Department decided that the UCCF should be delivered within the current Discretionary Support (DS) Scheme, which is provided for in the DS Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016.  Payments from the UCCF are made available in the form of non-repayable grants, limited to o

Published 12 November 2019Legislation and regulations

Local Councils prompt payments report for quarter ending September 2019.

Published 12 November 2019Financial plans and reports

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 11 November 2019Circulars

The current definition of affordable housing was drafted to reflect the affordable housing products available at the time of its development, namely social housing and shared ownership housing.

Published 06 November 2019Legislation and regulations

The total number of appeals registered during the year to which this report relates was 9197, of which 1021 were monitored.

Published 04 November 2019Independent reports

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