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NWCN Consultation Bulletin - October 2017

Consultation Title


Closing Date

Contact Name/Dept & Tel No

Email / Website / Further Info

Regulations Restricting the Age of Sale for Nicotine Inhaling Products to Over Eighteens

Department of Health

27/10/17 @17:00

Population Health Directorate Administration Team

Proposed changes to periodic vehicle testing - MOT


Department for Infrastructure

02/11/17 @ 17.00

Richard Crawford

Abolition of Class 2 NI Contributions: New Eligibility Tests for Contributory Benefits and Maternity Allowance

Department for Communities

03/11/17 @ 17.00

Sean Garland

Proposed permanent relocation of GP Out of Hours from Moneymore to Mid Ulster Hospital, Magherafelt

Health and Social Care Board

06/11/17 @ 5pm

Siobhan Millar

(028) 9536 2843

Draft Equality and Disability Action Plans for 2017-2022

Western Health and Social Care Trust


Equality & Involvement Office


028 8283 5278


Consultation Event:

Monday 4th December, 11am-2pm, St Columb's Park House (lunch included)

Register by Friday 10th November 2017:  

Attendance at grant aided primary, post primary and special schools

Department of Education

10/11/17 @ 12.00

Christine Bowden

Proposed changes to section 10B permits and guidance on minibus driving

Department for Infrastructure

17/11/17 @17.00

Freight and Bus Policy Branch

NI environmental statistics report

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

17/11/17 @ 23:59




Terry Johnston


Respond Online: Online Survey


Equality Scheme

Radius Housing


Helen Davey


0330 123 0888

A Fundamental Review of Social Housing Allocations


Department for Communities

21/12/17 @17:00

Social Housing Policy Team


Respond Online:


Public Events:

  • 13 Nov 2017 - Presentation
    10am - 12pm
  • 13 Nov 2017 - Drop-in
    12pm - 1pm

City Hotel, Queens Quay, Derry/Londonderry

BT48 7AS

Book your place on: 


For a full listing of public events & further information please see:

The regulation of medical associate professions in the UK

Department of Health

22/12/17 @11:59



Respond Online

Changes to the Annual Monitoring Return 2018


Charity Commission NI

20/11/17 @ 5pm


Online survey: here

Pre Accelerator Programme


Invest NI


Equality Manager


028 9069 8390 or 028 9069 8273



There are many more Consultations open within the Department of Health, you can access them here:


If you are an individual or organisation who responds to or creates consultations please see link below for a copy of the Equality Coalitions’ Effective Consultation Guidance including case studies and how to complain HERE.  Some great points made in this article definitely worth a read.