Category Archives: Reform

The road to reform

agendaNi unpacks the plans for a new public transport agency to oversee the province’s sector. Chief among the new recommendations for reform is that a new public transport agency should be set...

What should Europe be

Coolness and enthusiasm about the EU and its future can be sensed across the local political spectrum, as parties put forward their views on the purpose of the union. Alliance: Peace, stability...

How Europe works

An overview of how the European Union’s key parts are appointed and their links back to the union’s states and people. Commission President: José Manuel Barroso (Portugal, pictured) UK Commissioner: Baroness Catherine...

Living together?

The housing selection scheme could increase division, according to Housing Minister Margaret Ritchie. Ryan Jennings looks at how integrated housing could be encouraged. When the Housing Executive was set up in 1971...

Choice & competition

As an ‘architect’ of public sector reform in Great Britain, Julian Le Grand has seen the process develop from the top as an advisor to Tony Blair. He tells Peter Cheney why...

Delivering change

Bruce Robinson took over as Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service during the summer and Owen McQuade met with him to discuss a range of leadership issues. Bruce Robinson leads the...