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The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (the Charter) is a Council of Europe Treaty signed by the UK on 2 March 2000 and ratified on 27 March 2001. The Charter came into force on 1 July 2001.
The Five Cs Project is a Public Realm scheme which aims to enhance several areas within Belfast city centre which have recently seen, or will soon see, significant private sector investment in surrounding buildings, but where the streetscape is poor and in need of upgrading.&n
The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent closure of all non-essential retail has had a devastating effect on the vitality of town and city centres across Northern Ireland.
Universal Credit is a payment for people over the age of 18 and under State Pension age who are on a low income or out of work. Some people on Universal Credit can get help with up to 85% of their childcare costs.
These Regulations provide specific protection for pension schemes and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) during a moratorium pursuant to the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.
Headline statistics on engagement in culture, arts and sport by young people from Northern Ireland: findings from the 2019 Young Persons' Behaviour and Attitudes Survey.
This statistical bulletin has been produced by the Department for Communities.
This Statistical Fact Sheet, which is published three times a year (along with a more detailed annual bulletin), presents key information on employment vacancies which have been notified to the Department for Communities (DfC).
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.
The Department for Communities (DfC) is investing £10.6 m in the Capital Covid-19 Recovery Revitalisation Scheme which is being used in larger town and city centres. In addition, £5m is being provided by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to develop Blue
The Department for Communities developed the Access and Inclusion programme in 2018/19 with the aim of providing funding targeted at improving accessibility to arts and cultural venues across Northern Ireland for people with disabilities.
The Memorandum of Reciprocal Arrangements between Great Britain and NI maintains and updates the existing policy of providing a single system of social security across the United Kingdom.
COVID-19 restrictions have impacted on every thread of society here and adhering to them has had serious implications for the sport, recreation and leisure sectors.
These Regulatory Impact Assessments focus on the three main measures in the Pension Schemes Bill:
Universal Credit discretionary waivers.
Irish and Ulster Scots languages spend.
Review of Councillor pay and code of conduct.
Regional Programme board meetings and briefing.
The below document and the guidance within it have been updated as of 19 January 2021 to reflect changes to the Northern Ireland Executive guidance on staying safe outside the home; ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ and ‘vulnerable’
The food parcel initiative emerged in response to the COVID-19 emergency to ensure those who were shielding or vulnerable had access to food during the pandemic. The service is due to end on 26 June for those not shielding.