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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,...

The Good Son

Award winning author of The Good Son Paul McVeigh discusses his experience of growing up during the Troubles, why he has returned home to live in Belfast and why he hasn’t yet...

Temporary fixes

John O’Farrell of the Irish Congress of Trade Union (ICTU) believes that a culture of outsourcing throughout the public sector in the UK is chipping away at the services and creating a...

Meet the media – Paul Welsh

Paul Welsh, Editor of the Newry Reporter has been with the paper for over a decade having initially embarked on a career in retail.   How did you get into journalism? That’s...

Breaking the silence

Nexus launched our break the silence campaign last year as part of sexual violence and abuse awareness week (the week falls this year between the 5-12 of February). The campaign’s aim is...

A different environment

Iain Greenway, Director of Historic Environment, discusses how a move into the Department for Communities has helped in the bid to create greater social and economic value from Northern Ireland’s heritage. Previously...

Self-sufficiency in waste management

In the last number of decades, the overarching policy framework for waste and resource management in Northern Ireland has largely been driven by developments at European Union level and most notably by...