Northern Ireland government
The government of Northern Ireland is, generally speaking, whatever political body exercises political authority over Northern Ireland. A number of separate systems of government exist or have existed in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland was recognised as a separate territory within the authority of the British Crown on 3 ...
The Northern Ireland Executive is the devolved government of Northern Ireland, an administrative branch of the legislature Northern Ireland Assembly. It is answerable to the Assembly and was established according to the terms of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, which followed the Good Friday Agreement (or Belfast ...
Budget. Programme for Government icon. The Budget provides the Executive with an opportunity to improve the lives of people in Northern Ireland by allocating resources to high priority areas.
Where does the Northern Ireland government reside?
The Northern Ireland Assembly is the devolved legislature for Northern Ireland.
This contrasts with the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales. The Secretary of State resides in Hillsborough Castle, the previous residence of the Governor and the official government and royal residence in Northern Ireland, and exercises their duties through the Northern Ireland Office.
If you want to come to Northern Ireland to visit, study or work, you may need to apply for a visa through UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI). You'll find a handy tool on the GOV.UK website, at the link below, to check if you need a visa. You can simply enter the country that issued your passport or travel documents and what you ...
What is the local government called in Northern Ireland?
This page lists links to contacts for local councils in Northern Ireland.
Reform of local government in Northern Ireland saw the replacement of the twenty-six districts created in 1973 with a smaller number of "super districts". The review process began in 2002, with proposals for either seven or eleven districts made before it was suspended in 2010. On 12 March 2012, the Northern Ireland ...
Local government in Northern Ireland is made up of 11 local councils, run by democratically elected councillors. They look after a range of services such as your local sport and leisure centre or arranging your bin collections. You can find out more about your local council, what it does and ...