We are committed to ensuring all responses are carefully and open-mindedly analysed and the results made widely available, with an account of the views expressed and the reasons for decisions finally taken. Here you will find our most recently published consultation and survey results. 

Publishing results and responses also align with our Open Data Strategy for Northern Ireland 2020-2023. You can read our strategy and access more open data on OpenDataNI.

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Consultations with Published Results

  • Rural Policy Framework for Northern Ireland Consultation

    The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is delighted to present the draft Rural Policy Framework and look forward to hearing your views. This Framework has been developed collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders including the public, private, and voluntary and community sector. The Framework has provided an opportunity to review the approach to rural policy and what is needed to support rural communities in the context of the following main...

    Closed 6 September 2021

  • Carrier Bag Levy NI Consultation

    The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has responsibility for the Single Use Carrier Bags Charge Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 as amended by Carrier Bags Act (Northern Ireland) 2014. This legislation is now to be reviewed by the department and we welcome the views of stakeholders and members of the public. The consultation document provides background information and we would encourage stakeholders and members of the public to engage with this survey to make...

    Closed 27 July 2021

  • Review of Further Education Support & Charging at CAFRE

    The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a public consultation on Further Education (FE) Support and Charging policy at the College for Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE).

    Closed 18 September 2020

Closed Consultations and Surveys

  • Consultation on NICS Recruitment Advertising

    Consultation on NICS Recruitment Advertising The Department of Finance has launched its consultation to seek your views on proposed policy changes to the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS) Recruitment Policy, specifically the provisions relating to recruitment advertising. ...

    Closed 2 October 2023

  • Review of Personnel Employment Statistics in the Northern Ireland Civil Service– Quarterly and Annual Reports

    The HR Consultancy Services (HRCS) Team within NISRA publishes an annual report Personnel Statistics in the NICS “(please see related link below) . This report covers staff numbers, part-time working and grade. It also includes some data on those who left the NICS during the previous 3...

    Closed 1 October 2023

  • HSCNI Equality and Disability Action Plans

    The six Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland (including the NI Ambulance Trust) have worked in partnership to develop new draft Equality and Disability Action Plans for 2023-28. These draft equality and disability action plans outline the proposed actions to be...

    Closed 30 September 2023