NWCN Consultation Bulletin - January 2017

Consultation Title

Organisation

Closing Date

Contact Name/Dept

Contact Number

Email / Website / Further Info

Café Style Pre-Consultation Event

Western Health & Social Care Trust

N/a

N/a

N/a

Pre-Consultation event to assist planning for 2017-2022, discussing equality and disability duties

Friday 20th January 2017, Waterfoot Hotel, Caw Roundabout, Waterside, Derry/Londonderry, BT47 6TB

9:15 – 11:45 am

Please RSVP: 028 8283 5278 / equality.admin@westerntrust.hscni.net

North-West Multimodal Transport Hub

 

Translink

20/01/17

N/a

N/a

Online Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BVMWD8P

 

http://www.translink.co.uk/northwesthub/

Health and Social Care Transformation – Consultation on Criteria for Reconfiguring Health and Social Care Services

Department of Health

20/01/17 @ 5pm

N/a

N/a

reconfig.criteria@health-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/health-and-social-care-transformation-consultation-criteria-reconfiguring-health-and-social-care

Environmental Impact Assessment - Joint Technical Consultation (planning changes to regulations on forestry, agriculture, water resources, land drainage and marine works)

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

31/01/17 @ 12:00

Marine & Fisheries Division

 

028 9056 9268

 

EIA.consultation@defra.gsi.gov.uk

 

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/consultations/environmental-impact-assessment-joint-technical-consultation-planning-changes-regulations-forestry

 

Review of Residential & Outdoor Education

Education Authority

06/02/17 @ 4pm

N/a

 

N/a

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/OEC_PublicConsultation 

 

http://www.eani.org.uk/about-us/consultations/ 

Traffic Calming Scheme - Springvale Park, Strangford Park & Bantry Road

Department for Infrastructure

06/02/17 @ 17:00

TransportNI

 

N/a

TrafficWestern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/traffic-calming-scheme-springvale-park-strangford-park-bantry-road-londonderry

Proposals to Seek Reversal of the Reclassification of Registered Social Housing Providers in NI

Department for Communities

08/02/17 @ 17:00

ONS Reclassification Consultation

 

N/a

shrppolicy@communities-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/proposals-seek-reversal-reclassification-registered-social-housing-providers-northern-ireland

 

Homelessness Strategy 2017-22

Housing Executive

08/02/17

Richard Tanswell

028 9598 2327

 

homelessness.strategy@nihe.gov.uk / richard.tanswell@nihe.gov.uk

 

http://www.nihe.gov.uk/index/corporate/consultation.htm

 

Local Consultation Event:

Thursday 26th January 2017, NIHE Offices, Waterloo Place

11am—1pm

 

To Book Your Place:

Contact Karen Marks at Supporting Communities at karen@supportingcommunities.org or call 028 2564 5676.

Proposals for a Pension Schemes Bill

 

Department for Communities

09/02/17 @ 17:00

Helen Wilson

 

028 9082 3234

 

helen.wilson@communities-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/proposals-pension-schemes-bill

The Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (NI) 2017

Department for Infrastructure

09/02/17

EIA Amendment Directive Consultation 

N/a

ppdconsultations@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-planning-environmental-impact-assessment-regulations-northern-ireland-2017

The Control of Traffic ("The Dark Hedges") Order (NI) 2017

 

Department for Infrastructure

10/02/17 @ 17:00

TransportNI Northern Division

 

 N/a

Transportni.northern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/control-traffic-dark-hedges-order-northern-ireland-2017

Draft Forward Work Programme 2017-18

 

 

 

Consumer Council

 

 

 

12/02/17

 

 

 

Siobhan Rafferty

 

 

 

 

028 9025 1656

 

 

 

siobhan.rafferty@consumercouncil.org.uk

 

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NS9VWTZ

 

http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/publications/consumer-council-draft-forward-work-programme-2017-18/

Pension Scams

Department for Communities

13/02/17 @ 18:00

Helen Wilson

 

028 9082 3234

 

helen.wilson@communities-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/pension-scams-consultation

A Rates Rethink

Department of Finance

16/02/17 @ 17:00

Rating Policy Division

 

N/a

ratingpolicy.cfg@finance-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/consultations/rates-rethink

Draft Corporate Plan 2017-2021

Public Health Agency

17/02/17 @ 4pm

Julie Mawhinney

0300 555 0114 ext 2461

phacorporateplan@hscni.net 

 

www.publichealth.hscni.net.   

 

Local Workshop:

Tuesday 24 January, 10am-12.30pm, Main Hall, St Columb’s Park House, Derry/Londonderry, BT47 6JY

If you would like to attend please contact Kim at kim.conlon@hscni.net by 17 January 2017

Draft Northern Ireland Policing Plan for 2017-2018

Northern Ireland Policing Board

20/02/17 @ 12 noon

N/a

028 9040 8500

 

PolicingPlan@nipolicingboard.x.gsi.gov.uk 

 

https://www.nipolicingboard.org.uk/consulting-draft-northern-ireland-policing-plan-2017-2018

Community Pharmacy Remuneration 2017 – 2018

 

Health and Social Care Board

21/02/17

Mr Pat Brolly Southern Office

 

N/a

SBPC.Intranet@hscni.net

 

http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations/community-pharmacy-remuneration-2017-18/

Proposals to improve pathology services

Department of Health

24/02/17 @ 5pm

N/a

N/a

PathologyModernisation@hscni.net

 

https://hscforms.hscni.net/modernisingpathology

 

http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations/modernising-health-and-social-care-pathology-services-consultation/

Knowledge Framework (Education Strategy)

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

27/02/17 @ 5pm

CAP Policy, Economics and Statistics Division

 

N/a

policy.development@daera-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/consultations/daera-knowledge-framework-education-strategy

 

 

Children and Young People's Strategy 2017 - 2027

 

Department of Education

27/02/17 @ 17:00

Children and Young People’s Strategy Team

 

N/a

Local Consultation Event: Monday 27th February 2017, 10am – 1pm, St Columb’s Park House 4 Limavady Road Londonderry BT47 6JY Tickets – Londonderry. 

 

cyps.consultation@education-ni.gov.uk

 

Book your place:

 

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/consultations/children-and-young-peoples-strategy-2017-2027

Proposals to ban the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products in the UK and a call for evidence on other sources of microplastics entering the marine environment

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

28/02/17 @ 23:52

Marine Litter Policy Team - Defra

 

 

N/a

marinelitter@defra.gsi.gov.uk

 

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/consultations/proposals-ban-use-plastic-microbeads-cosmetics-and-personal-care-products-uk-and-call-evidence-other

 

 

Review of the Northern Ireland Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors

Department for Communities

28/02/17 @ 17:00

Tommy McCormick

 

N/a

lgpdconsultations@communities-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/review-northern-ireland-local-government-code-conduct-councillors

2017 Review of Bathing Waters in NI

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

03/03/17 @ 17:00

David Steele

Marine & Fisheries Division

 

028 9056 9286

 

david.steele@daera-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/https%3A//www.daera-ni.gov.uk/consultations/review-bathing-waters

Regulations restricting smoking in private vehicles when children are present

Department of Health

03/03/17 @ 17:00

Population Health Directorate Administration Team

N/a

phdconsultation@health-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/regulations-restricting-smoking-private-vehicles-when-children-are-present

 

Revised Equality Scheme and Action Plan

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service

03/03/17

Adèle Davidson

028 9266 4221 ext: 2301

eqia.consultation@nifrs.org

 

www.nifrs.org/consultation/ 

 

Draft Gender Identity and Expression Employment Policy

Health & Social Care

29/03/17

Equality Unit

 

 028 9536 3961 

Equality.Unit@hscni.net.

 

http://www.hscbusiness.hscni.net/services/2781.htm

Private Rented Sector in Northern Ireland - Proposals for Change

Department for Communities

03/04/17 @ 17:00

Karen Barr

 

N/a

policy.housing@communities-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/private-rented-sector-northern-ireland-proposals-change

Draft Equality Scheme

Department of Finance

10/04/17 @ 23:59

Strategic Equality Branch

 

028 9185 8073

 

equality@finance-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-dof-draft-equality-scheme

Adoption and Children (Northern Ireland) Bill

Department of Health

10/04/17 @ 17:00

Adoption Consultation

 

028 9052 2179

 

adoption@health-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/adoption-and-children-northern-ireland-bill

Equality Scheme

 

Department of Health

10/04/17 @ 23:59

Equality and Human Rights Unit

 

N/a

 

equality@health-ni.gov.uk

 

https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/equality-scheme-department-health-2017


 

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