NILGA Policy & Publications

All booklets, leaflets and bulletin communications to councils, providing an update on outcomes from a meeting or event, will be published in this section.

Ranging from Annual Reports, Conference Booklets and weekly bulletins are important forms of reference for future research and confirmation of information.

Local Government Briefing: The Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive (PSI Directive)

16 November 2015

The Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI Directive) removed barriers to the re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI) across the European Union (EU) and took effect in the United Kingdom in July 2005 through the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005, which were updated in 2015 following amendment of the Directive.

EU Open Days - NILGA Report

27 October 2015

NILGA) co-ordinated with councils and DETI an outcomes driven workshop at the beginning of the Brussels Open Days sessions which ran from 13th – 16th October 2015.

QUOTATIONS FOR SUPPORT PARTNER TO IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN ELECTED MEMBER DEVELOPMENT CHARTER

13 October 2015

NILGA, with assistance of the Local Government Training Group, has been supporting councils in NI to implement the Charter since the beginning of 2011. Our objective is to have all 11 councils with the Charter Award by 2019.

NILGA Council Newsletter

28 September 2015

This bulletin provides members and officers in your council with key information on the work being taken forward through NILGA, councils and partners, delivering results for local government.

Councillors Guide

24 September 2015

The Councillors Guide is a comprehensive toolkit of local and wider government knowledge detailing the roles and responsibilities of councillors, along with practical advice, lists of partner agencies and essential definitive information about being a councillor.

Councillors Reference Guide to Waste and Efficiency

24 September 2015

The Councillors Reference Guide to Waste and Efficiency provides members and councils with current details of waste management services, emerging initiatives, regulations and opportunities to consider waste as an asset to local economies.

NILGA KEY INFORMATION BULLETIN FOR ALL COUNCILS

12 May 2015

This bulletin provides your Council with key information on the work being taken forward through NILGA, councils and partners, delivering results for local government. The bulletin is supplied for wider distribution including at Full Council or Council Committee meetings.

NILGA Response to the consultation on the draft LG (Community Planning Partners) Order

02 February 2015

NILGA Response to the consultation on the draft Local Government (Community Planning Partners) Order (NI) 2015. The following response was drafted further to local government officer consideration.

NILGA response - DOENI Consultation on Draft Statutory Guidance on Community Planning

02 February 2015

NILGA response to the DOENI Consultation on Draft Statutory Guidance for the Operation of Community Planning

NI Local Government Code of Conduct

02 February 2015

Final NILGA response to the NI Commissioner for Complaints Consultation on Guidance for Councillors on the NI Local Government Code of Conduct.