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Northern Ireland Executive
The Northern Ireland Executive is the devolved Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government A central government is the government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a State (polity), st ... government of Northern Ireland, an administrative branch of the legislature A legislature is an deliberative assembly, assembly with the authority to make laws for a Polity, political entity such as a Sovereign state, country or city. They are often contrasted with the Executive (government), executive and Judiciary, ... – the Northern Ireland Assembly The Northern Ireland Assembly ( ga, Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann; Ulster Scots: ''Norlin Airlan Assemblie'') often referred to by the metonym Metonymy () is a figure of speech A figure of speech or rhetorical figure is a word or phrase .... It is answerable to the assembly and was initially established according ...
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Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ; sco, label=Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster-Scots: ''Ulstèr-Scotch'', ga, Albanaigh na hUladh), also called Ulster Scots ..., Norlin Airlann) is a part Part, parts or PART may refer to: People *Armi Pärt Armi Pärt (born 18 June 1991) is an Estonian handballer, playing in French D2 for Massy Essonne Handball. He is also a member of Estonian national team. Club career HC Kehra Armi Pärt ... of the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ... that is variously described as a country, province, territory or region. Located in the northeast of the isla ...
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Scottish Government
The Scottish Government ( gd, Riaghaltas na h-Alba, ) is the Devolution in the United Kingdom, devolved government of Scotland. It was formed in 1999 as the Scottish Executive following the 1997 Scottish devolution referendum, 1997 referendum on Scottish devolution. The Scottish Government consists of the Scottish Ministers, which is used to describe their collective legal functions. The Scottish Government is accountable to the Scottish Parliament, which was also created by the Scotland Act 1998 with the First Minister of Scotland, first minister appointed by the Monarchy of the United Kingdom, monarch following a proposal by the Parliament. The responsibilities of the Scottish Parliament fall over matters that are not Reserved and excepted matters, reserved in law to the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Ministers are appointed by the first minister with the approval of the Scottish Parliament and the monarch from among the members of the Parliament. The Scotland Act 1998 makes ...
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Department For The Economy
The Department for the Economy (DfE, ga, An Roinn Geilleagair) is a devolved Northern Ireland government department in the Northern Ireland Executive. The minister with overall responsibility for the department is the Minister for the Economy. DfE was renamed in 2016; it was previously called the Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment. Aim DfE's overall aim is to "promote the development of a globally competitive economy." Its stated objective is to "encourage the development of a high value added, innovative, enterprising and competitive economy, leading to greater wealth creation and job opportunities for all." The position was vacant until 11 January 2020. Responsibilities The department is responsible for the following policy areas:http://www.detini.gov.uk DETI * company registration (prior to commencement of the Companies Act 2006 on 1 October 2009) * consumer affairs * economic policy development * energy * health and safety at work * insolvency * mineral d ...
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Department Of Education (Northern Ireland)
;Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster-Scots: ''Ulstèr-Scotch'', ga, Albanaigh na hUladh), also called Ulster Scots ...: ''Männystrie o Lear'' , type = Department , logo = , logo_width = 200px , logo_caption = , seal = , seal_width = , seal_caption = , formed = June 1921 (as Ministry of Education An education ministry is a national or subnational government agency A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government The machinery of government (so ...), , preceding1 = Dublin Castle administration The Upper Courtyard of Dublin Castle. The Viceregal apartments are on the left. Dublin Castle Dublin Castle ( ga, Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) is a major Government of Ireland, Irish government complex, conference centre, and ...
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Department For Communities
The Department for Communities (DfC, Irish Language, Irish: ''An Roinn Pobal'', Ulster Scots dialect, Ulster Scots: ''Depairtment fur Commonities'' ) is a devolved Northern Ireland government department in the Northern Ireland Executive. The minister with overall responsibility for the department is the Minister for Communities. The department was previously created in May 2016 following the Fresh Start Agreement and the dissolution of several departments, such as the Department for Social Development, the Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland), Department of the Environment, the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure and the Department for Employment and Learning from which several functions have amalgamated. Aim DfC's overall aim is "tackling disadvantage and building sustainable communities". Responsibilities The department's main responsibilities are as follows: * housing (through the Northern Ireland Housing Executive) * social security and welfare * employment ...
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Department Of Agriculture, Environment And Rural Affairs
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is a government department in the Northern Ireland Executive, the devolved administration for Northern Ireland. The minister with overall responsibility for the department is the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The department was called the ''Department of Agriculture and Rural Development'' between 1999 and 2016. The Minister of Agriculture (Northern Ireland), Minister of Agriculture previously existed in the Government of Northern Ireland (1921–1972), where the department was known as the ''Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland'' or the ''Ministry of Agriculture''. The current Minister is Edwin Poots MLA and the department's Permanent Secretary is Denis McMahon. Responsibility The department has responsibility for food, farming, environmental, fisheries, forestry and sustainability policy, and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. It assists in the sus ...
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Executive Office (Northern Ireland)
The Executive Office is a devolved Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government A central government is the government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a State (polity), st ... Northern Ireland Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ; sco, label=Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster- ... government department in the Northern Ireland Executive The Northern Ireland Executive is the devolved government of Northern Ireland, an administrative branch of the legislature A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority In the fields of sociology Sociology is the stud ... with overall responsibility for the running of the Executive. The Ministers with overall responsibility for the department a ...
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St Andrews Agreement
The St Andrews Agreement ( ga, Comhaontú Chill Rímhinn; Ulster Scots: ''St Andra's 'Greement'', ''St Andrew's Greeance'' or ''St Andrae's Greeance'') is an agreement between the British British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ir ... and Irish Irish most commonly refers to: * Someone or something of, from, or related to: ** Ireland, an island situated off the north-western coast of continental Europe ** Northern Ireland, a constituent unit of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and North ... governments and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland ( ga, Tuaisceart Éireann ; sco, label=Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster- ...'s ...
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Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006
The Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 (c 53) is an Act of Parliament, Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It implemented the St Andrews Agreement. It is modified by section 1 of the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2007. Part 2 - Amendments of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 etc Section 5 - The Executive Committee and the Ministerial Code Section 5(1) inserts section 20(4) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 5(2) inserts section 28A of that Act. Section 6 - Power to refer Ministerial decision to Executive Committee This section inserts section 28B of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 7 - Pledge of office This section amends Schedule 4 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 8 - First Minister, deputy First Minister and Northern Ireland Ministers This section substitutes sections 16A to 16C, for section 16, of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Section 9 - Department with policing and justice functions: nomination etc of Ministers This ...
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New Decade, New Approach
New Decade, New Approach (NDNA) is a 9 January 2020 agreement which restored the government of the Northern Ireland Executive The Northern Ireland Executive is the devolved Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government A central government is the government A government is the system or group of people governing a ... after a three-year hiatus triggered by the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal The Renewable Heat Incentive scandal (RHI scandal), also referred to as RHIgate and the Cash for Ash scandal, is a political scandal in Northern Ireland that centres on a failed renewable energy (wood pellet burning) incentive scheme that has been .... It was negotiated by Secretary of State for Northern Ireland The secretary of state for Northern Ireland (; ), also referred to as the Northern Ireland secretary or SoSNI, is a secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom ga, Rialtas na Ríochta Aontaithe sc ...
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Caretaker Government
A caretaker government is a temporary ''ad hoc Ad hoc is a Latin phrase __NOTOC__ This is a list of Wikipedia articles of Latin phrases and their translation into English. To view all phrases on a single, lengthy document, see: * List of Latin phrases (full) The list also is divided alpha ...'' government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Departmen ... that performs some governmental duties and functions in a country until a regular government is elected or formed. Depending on specific practice, it usually consists of either randomly selected or approved members of parliament A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the people who live in their constituency An electoral district, also known as an election district, legislative district, voting district, co ...
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BBC News
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public service broadcaster Public broadcasting involves radio Radio is the technology of signaling and telecommunication, communicating using radio waves. Radio waves are electromagnetic ... (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. The service maintains 50 foreign news bureaus with more than 250 correspondents around the world. Fran Unsworth Francesca Mary Unsworth (born 29 December 1957) is a British journalist and media executive. Since January 2018 she has been Director, News & Current Affairs for BBC News. She was appointed in succession to James Harding (journalist), James Ha ... has been director of news and curren ...
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