Government Northern Ireland in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Government Northern Ireland

2011 Census

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency conducts the census in Northern Ireland on the same date as the rest of the UK; describes the programme, with links to results from previous censuses.

Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

Advisory non-departmental public body responsible for determining the boundaries of constituencies in Northern Ireland for elections to the UK Parliament.

Commission for Victims and Survivors

Promoting the interests of victims and survivors.

Department for Communities

The department has strategic responsibility for equality, anti-poverty, sports, arts and culture, languages, finding employment, historic environment, housing, regeneration, benefits and pensions, community and voluntary sector development, social legislation and child support.

Department of Finance and Personnel

Responsible for finance, the Northern Ireland Civil Service, land and property, building regulation, and procurement. Offers an A-to-Z of services, profile, and news.

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Government department formed to manage and oversee health and social care, public health, and public safety provision; information about their role, structure, legislation, news, and contacts.

Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) Northern Ireland

Responsible for licensing and testing vehicles and drivers in Northern Ireland; describes their role and services, with some test related services online. https://www.facebook.com/nidirect nidirect

General Register Office for Northern Ireland

Responsible for the administration of marriage and civil partnership law and civil registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions. Also maintains computerised indexes for family history research. https://www.facebook.com/nidirect nidirect

Health & Social Care in Northern Ireland

Official portal for health ans social care services in Northern Ireland, with information about and links to services, advice, and organisations.

NI Direct Government Services

Provides a comprehensive guide to the government of Northern Ireland, and access to a range of online government services.

Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation

NIAUR Regulates the electricity, gas and water markets in Northern Ireland. Offers help and advice to the public and lists consultation and decision documents. http://www.uregni.gov.uk/news/rss_2.0/

Northern Ireland Executive

The government institution which deals with significant issues, and cross-department issues. Includes the ministerial code, statements, publications, and links to government departments.

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

An independent statutory body set up to promote awareness of human rights, review law and practice, and advise government. Includes information about their structure and members, advice sections for the public, and contact details.

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)

Responsible for official statistics and social research on Northern Ireland´s population and socio-economic conditions. Provides a profile, a wide range of statistical reports and information, and contacts.

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister

Department responsible for supporting ministers and institutions of government, modernising government, and promoting a culture of equality, rights, and social inclusion.

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