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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:
Prisons 2020,
Driving continuous improvement in the Prison Service
(A Discussion Document)
Northern Ireland Prison Service
29/09/17 N/a
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
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)
Respond online:
Habitats Regulations Assessments - A5 Western Transport Corridor (A5WTC) Department for Infrastructure 02/10/17 @ 17.00 Divisional Manager

2018 Review: Secondary Consultation
Boundary Commission for NI 02/10/17 Eamonn McConville
028 9052 7821
Financial Planning 2017/2018 Savings Plan 
Western Health & Social Care Trust 05/10/17 Equality & Involvement Team
028 8283 5278
Health and Care in the Digital Single Market
European Commission
12/10/17 @5pm N/a
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 National Insurance 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 07/11/17 Equality & Involvement Office
028 8283 5278
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
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:
Pre Accelerator Programme
Invest NI 30/11/17 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.