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- Authors: Dominic Bryan, Gordon Gillespie, John Bell and Clifford Stevenson
- Publication date: June 2011
The Play and Leisure documents include the Implementation Plan which aims to see a high value placed on play and improved play and leisure facilities for all children and young people in order to support their development, enjoyment and growth.
Persistent patterns of socio-economic deprivation remain across the community.
The Office of the First and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) and the Department for Social Development (DSD) commissioned BDO in May 2010 to critically assess and evaluate the work of one of its 'Arms Length Bodies' - Ilex Urban Regeneration company (Ilex URC) - since it
This document brings together, for the first time, the Public Bodies and Public Appointments Annual Reports and shows the position as at 31 March 2010. Financial information is audited information for the 2009/10 financial year, unless otherwise indicated.
OFMDFM Draft Budget 2011-15 - Spending priorities and savings plan.
- Author: Statistics and Research Branch
- Publication date: January 2011
This document lists gifts and hospitality register for the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister from April 2009 to March 2010.
This document lists gifts and hospitality register for the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister from April 2008 to March 2009.
This document lists gifts and hospitality register for the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister from April 2007 to March 2008.
These documents consist of the Savings Delivery Plans 2010/11 Equality Impact Assessments.
Committee Meeting held on the 20 January 2010 in relation to the Executive Review of 2010-11 Spending Plans - OFMDFM Budget adjustments.
This strategy for victims and survivors is designed to provide the outline of a coherent and comprehensive approach for taking forward work on a range of issues relating to victims and survivors.
In 2006 the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister published “Getting in on the Act”. This was a user friendly guide to our obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights and the UK Human Rights Act.
Impact assessments are a basic component of best practice in policy making, and form a sound basis on which to review existing policy. They are essential tools to employ when considering the effect of a range of different proposals.
If policy outcomes and public services are to be improved, it is crucial that policy decisions should be based on sound evidence.
In Workbook One we looked at the importance of consultation and the need to develop a consultation plan at the outset of the policy process. It highlighted that consultation should be a continuous process that needs to be started early in the policy.
This workbook aims to work you through the process of developing options, appraising those options and identifying the way forward. This stage of the policy process must take account of the evidence base and the objectives identified for the policy.
Policy making is the process by which the administration translates its vision into actions to achieve desired outcomes. Good policy making is therefore essential if government is to achieve its aims and deliver real change and benefits.
The teachers’ guide which accompanies the Spin Wheel which was issued to all primary-school children in Northern Ireland.