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NWCN Consultation Bulletin - September 2017

Consultation Title Organisation Closing Date Contact Name/Dept & Tel No Email / Website / Further Info
Riverine Project Strabane / Lifford 
 
Derry City and Strabane District Council in partnership with Donegal County Council N/a N/a People living in the Strabane and Lifford areas are being encouraged to have their say on a major cross border development planned for the region, by taking part in an important online survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WPNVFMX
Prisons 2020,
Driving continuous improvement in the Prison Service
(A Discussion Document)
Northern Ireland Prison Service
 
29/09/17 N/a prisons.2020@justice-ni.x.gsi.gov.uk
 
https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/news/prisons-2020
 
For staff and people in custody - take part in one of the focus groups in your establishment. Ask for details.
Review of care registers consultation
 
Utilities Regulator 29/09/17 @3pm Meadhbh Patterson
 
meadhbh.patterson@uregni.gov.uk
 
https://www.uregni.gov.uk/news-centre/review-care-registers-consultation
Plans to implement the Security of Network and Information Systems Directive ("NIS Directive") Department of Health
(on behalf of Dept for Digital, Cultural, Media & Sport)
30/09/17 @ 11:45 NIS Directive Consultation (4/49) 
 
niscallforviews@culture.gov.uk
 
https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-plans-implement-security-network-and-information-systems-directive-nis-directive
 
Respond online:
https://dcms.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0NEe6Hc60Kq72ol
Habitats Regulations Assessments - A5 Western Transport Corridor (A5WTC) Department for Infrastructure 02/10/17 @ 17.00 Divisional Manager
 

 
westernmanager.ps@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/habitats-regulations-assessments-a5-western-transport-corridor-a5wtc-0

 
2018 Review: Secondary Consultation
 
Boundary Commission for NI 02/10/17 Eamonn McConville
 
028 9052 7821
review@boundarycommission.org.uk
 
https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/boundary-commission-ni/09954738/
Financial Planning 2017/2018 Savings Plan 
 
Western Health & Social Care Trust 05/10/17 Equality & Involvement Team
 
028 8283 5278
equality.admin@westerntrust.hscni.net
 
http://www.westerntrust.hscni.net/about/1595.htm
Health and Care in the Digital Single Market
 
European Commission
 
12/10/17 @5pm N/a
 
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2085_en.htm
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
 
phdconsultation@health-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/consultations/regulations-restricting-age-sale-nicotine-inhaling-products-over-eighteens
Proposed changes to periodic vehicle testing - MOT
 
Department for Infrastructure 02/11/17 @ 17.00 Richard Crawford
 
richard.crawford@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-proposed-changes-periodic-vehicle-testing-mot-psv-goods-vehicle-and-taxi-tests
Abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions: New Eligibility Tests for Contributory Benefits and Maternity Allowance Department for Communities 03/11/17 @ 17.00 Sean Garland
 
Sean.Garland@communities-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/consultations/abolition-class-2-national-insurance-contributions-new-eligibility-tests-contributory-benefits-and
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

 
siobhan.millar@hscni.net
 
http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/get-involved/consultations/proposed-relocation-duc/
Draft Equality and Disability Action Plans for 2017-2022 Western Health and Social Care Trust 07/11/17 Equality & Involvement Office
 
028 8283 5278 
equality.admin@westerntrust.hscni.net
 
http://www.westerntrust.hscni.net/about/1595.htm
Attendance at grant aided primary, post primary and special schools Department of Education 10/11/17 @ 12.00 Christine Bowden
 
christine.bowden@education-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultation-attendance-grant-aided-primary-post-primary-and-special-schools
Proposed changes to section 10B permits and guidance on minibus driving Department for Infrastructure 17/11/17 @17.00 Freight and Bus Policy Branch
 
Freightandbuspolicy@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk
 
https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/consultations/consultations-proposed-changes-section-10b-permits-and-guidance-minibus-driving
Changes to the Annual Monitoring Return 2018
 
Charity Commission NI 20/11/17 @5pm N/a Online survey: here 
 
Consultation event: Thursday 12 October 2017, from 2pm-4pm at NICVA,61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast.
To reserve a place at this event please email: 
consult@charitycommissionni.org.uk
 
http://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/about-us/public-consultations/current-consultations/
Pre Accelerator Programme
 
Invest NI 30/11/17 Equality Manager
 
028 9069 8390 or 028 9069 8273
equality@investni.com
 
https://www.investni.com/about-us/equality-commitment.html

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