Category Archives: Public Affairs

A new parliamentary landscape

Weber Shandwick’s Jon McLeod sees a tight Commons majority as offering more opportunities for lobbying. He shares his reflections with Peter Cheney. Jon McLeod can certainly reflect on the post-election landscape with...

Lessons from the marriage referendum

Birgit Schippers looks at the impact of the Republic’s Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum on Northern Ireland. The Republic of Ireland’s support for marriage equality confounded stereotypes of Catholic Ireland,...

Red Sky inquiry reports

Peter Cheney summarises the findings of the Assembly inquiry into Nelson McCausland and Stephen Brimstone. A critical report into the conduct of former Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland and his then special...

Careers agenda: Glynn Kelso

Glynn Kelso has worked for the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) for five years, as an advocate for research and learning in the archive. He tells agendaNi what attracted him...

There is an alternative

Brian Campfield sets out the trade union movement’s policy platform for countering austerity. No one could be in any doubt from the impressive strike and public rallies across Northern Ireland on 13...

There is an alternative

Brian Campfield sets out the trade union movement’s policy platform for countering austerity. No one could be in any doubt from the impressive strike and public rallies across Northern Ireland on 13...

All change for departments

agendaNi examines how a smaller number of departments will change the workings of government at Stormont. The number of Northern Ireland Executive departments will fall from 12 to nine following next May’s...