Category Archives: Public Affairs

Meet the Media

Slugger O’Toole Deputy Editor David McCann holds a PhD in politics from Ulster University and is a regular commentator on BBC Radio Ulster. He discusses some of the key challenges facing online...

Political platform

Kellie Armstrong MLA Kellie Armstrong is an MLA for the Strangford constituency after contesting and winning the seat vacated by party colleague Kieran McCarthy. A native of the Peninsula area, she has...

Consultation update

Details of significant consultation exercises currently being carried out by government departments and other public sector bodies in Northern Ireland. Queries on individual consultations should be referred to the organisations concerned, as...

Turbulent times…

Sheila Davidson analyses the impact of a changing political landscape and what it will mean for the Programme for Government. If we have learned anything over the last 40 years in Northern...

Meet the media

BBC NI journalist, weatherman and presenter Barra Best discusses his career to date and the benefits of actively engaging with your audience on social media.   How did you get started in...

Changes to MLA expenses announced

The Independent Financial Review Panel (IFRP) has announced changes to MLA expenses that will take effect following the Assembly election in May.   An independent panel has announced significant changes to the...

Political Platform

Martina Anderson is an MEP representing Northern Ireland in the European Parliament and is Chair of the EU parliamentary delegation to Palestine. The Derry native has been active in politics for over...

Consultation update

Details of significant consultation exercises currently being carried out by government departments and other public sector bodies in Northern Ireland. Queries on individual consultations should be referred to the organisations concerned, as...

Brexit makes no sense

The Chair of CBI Northern Ireland, David Gavaghan explains why leaving the EU will damage the economic position of the United Kingdom and in particular Northern Ireland.   In just over two...