NWCN Consultation Bulletin - October 2016

Consultation Title Organisation Closing Date Contact Name/Dept Contact Number Email / Website / Further Info
Proposals for the Provision of Strategic Support to the Voluntary and Community Sector in Northern Ireland 2017-2021 Department for Communities 02/11/16 @ 5pm Arrangements for supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector Policy and Innovation Team N/a vcd@communities-ni.gov.uk
 
Respond Online
 
https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-proposals-provision-strategic-support-voluntary-and-community-sector-northern-ireland
Protect Life 2 - A Strategy for Suicide Prevention in the north of Ireland Department of Health 04/11/16 @ 5pm Health Improvement Branch N/a phdconsultation@ni-health.gov.uk
 
https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/protect-life-2-strategy-suicide-prevention-north-ireland
Equality & Inclusion Statement and Equal Opportunities Policy NIFRS 11/11/16 Caroline Smyth 028 9262 8880 caroline.smyth@nifrs.org
 
https://www.nifrs.org/consultation/
Proposal for the Rail Passengers’ Rights & Obligations (Designation and Enforcement) Regulations (NI) 2016 Department for Infrastructure 21/11/16 Janette Galloway 028 9054 0594 janette.galloway@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/rail-passengers-rights-and-obligations-designation-and-enforcement-regulations-northern-ireland-2016
Proposals for the withdrawal of 2 compendia official statistics publications - ‘A profile of older people in NI’ and ‘Gender Equality Statistics’ annual
Publications
The Executive Office 22/11/16 @ 4pm N/a N/a  
Respond Online:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/publicationwithdrawal
 
https://www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-proposals-withdrawal-two-compendia-official-statistics-publications-profile-older
Draft Revised Disability Action Plan
 
Translink 23/11/16 Jessica Waibel 028 9027 7871 Jessica.Waibel@Translink.co.uk
 
http://www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/About-Us/translink-corporate-governance/How-we-make-decisions/NITHC-Reports-Information/
Draft Local Government (Payment to Councillors) Regulations (NI) 2016 Department for Communities 30/11/16 @ 5pm Local Government Policy Division N/a lgpdfinance@communities-ni.gov.uk
 

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/draft-local-government-payment-councillors-regulations-northern-ireland-2016   
Corporate Plan NICCY 09/12/16 Gillian Lavery 028 9031 1616 You can download the document, complete and post back your response to us (Gillian Lavery - NICCY - Equality House, 7-9 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DP)
 
You can 
download the document, complete and email it back to us at gillian@niccy.org
 
You can complete online: 
http://www.niccy.org/about-us/corporate/niccy-corporate-plan-consultation/?utm_source=Ezine&utm_campaign=Ezine+September+2016+&utm_medium=email
 
Providing Pathways Draft Strategic Area Plan for School Provision 2017-2020
 
 
Education Authority 12/12/16 @5pm N/a 028 9069 4964 Click here to download Providing Pathways 2017-2020
Click 
here to complete the questionnaire
 

http://www.eani.org.uk/about-us/consultations/providing-pathways-draft-strategic-area-plan-for-school-provision-2017-2020/ 
 
Customer satisfaction survey
 
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland 14/12/16 Policy Team 028 3832 0220  
You can provide your feedback using any of the following methods:
 
Complete an online questionnaire available 
here (external link)
 
Customer engagement survey 2016 - response document
Download 
docx (1.52 Mb)
 
Email it to consult@charitycommissionni.org.uk or
Post it to Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, 257 Lough Road, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, BT66 6NQ.
The advice requirement and overseas pension transfers consultation Department for Communities 23/12/16 @ 5pm Helen Wilson N/a helen.wilson@communities-ni.gsi.gov.uk
 
https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/advice-requirement-and-overseas-pension-transfers-consultation
State Pension age independent review: Interim report and consultation Department for Communities
 
31/12/16 @ 5pm N/a N/a spa.review@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
 
https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/state-pension-age-independent-review-interim-report-and-consultation

                                                                                                                                      
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are many more Consultations open within the Department of Health, you can access them here: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations

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