Executive Office Ministers

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill
First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill

Junior Minister Gordon Lyons and Junior Minister Declan Kearney
Junior Minister Gordon Lyons and Junior Minister Declan Kearney

The overall aim of the Executive Office is to contribute to and oversee the co-ordination of, Executive policies and programmes to deliver a peaceful, fair, equal and prosperous society.

Ministers responsibilities:

  • Support for the Executive and liaison with the Assembly, the North-South Ministerial Council, British-Irish Council, Civic Forum and UK Departments
  • international relations
  • Programme for Government;
  • promoting and monitoring implementation of equality of opportunity/good relations
  • tackling poverty and social exclusion
  • children and young people
  • victims and survivors
  • Maze/Long Kesh Regeneration
  • Review of Public Administration
  • Information Service
  • emergency planning
  • improving investment in infrastructure
  • and the Statutory Publications Office

The two Junior Ministers are appointed by the First Minister and deputy First Minister and assist them in carrying out their functions.

You can contact the Ministers via email: ps.ministers@executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk

or write to them at:

GD36 Stormont Castle
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3TT
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