agendaNi

All Posts from agendaNi

Personal Independence Payment

Statistics released by the Department for Communities show that more than half of new claims for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) have had their claims rejected at initial decision, while over a third...

Navigating the 2018 public procurement landscape

Experts from leading law firm Arthur Cox recently examined how organisations can effectively manage upcoming public procurement developments. The public procurement landscape in Northern Ireland remains a fluid one, with a number...

A predictable crisis

Cuts to public services, staff shortages and an increased winter demand for health services has resulted in an all too predictable ‘crisis’ for the health service writes David Whelan. In November, the...

Cabinet reshuffle

Theresa May’s bid to reassert her authority on her cabinet following the conclusion of phase one of the Brexit negotiations was met with a level of resistance. agendaNi outlines the main changes....

State papers

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s decision to reduce the limit for the release of government files from 30 to 20 years is being phased in over 10 years meaning two years’ worth of...

Vote 100: extending the franchise

The Representation of the People Act, also known as the Fourth Reform Act, was a piece of legislation which reformed the electoral system in Britain and Ireland, most famously extending the franchise...

Constituencies unbound

The Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland’s revised proposals report for the 2018 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies contrasts dramatically with the Commission’s Provisional Proposals. During a functionality test of the Boundary Commission site,...