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Policy and government in Northern Ireland

lessons of devolution

by Derek Birrell

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Published by Gill and Macmillan, Barnes & Noble Books in Dublin, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government,
    • Northern Ireland -- Economic policy,
    • Northern Ireland -- Social policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDerek Birrell and Alan Murie.
      ContributionsMurie, Alan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN1572.A58 B57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination353 p. ;
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4170975M
      ISBN 100389200190
      LC Control Number80153876

      The British government views its involvement I the conflict as neutral, trying to uphold law and order in Northern Ireland and the right of the people to democratic self-determination. Nationalists thought of the state forces as occupational. Buy Northern Ireland Government and Politics for CCEA AS Level by Veronica, Lesley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(8).

      core part of UK Government policy, and is reflected in the structures andcommitments in the Belfast (‘Good Friday’) Agreement, which takes a three-stranded approach: Strand 1 sets out the internal governance of Northern Ireland, including the arrangements for power-sharing within the Executive and the structure of the Northern Ireland. This book explores why the devolved legislatures of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have put wellbeing at the heart of their approach and set improving wellbeing and how they balance the core elements of societal wellbeing (economic, social and environmental outcomes) as key goals.

      A career politician and member of the Northern Ireland parliament for more than 20 years, Faulkner was a pragmatist but also a resolute Unionist. Faulkner’s first attempt to resolve the problems of was to offer mild political concessions, coupled with tough talk on security. The Northern Ireland Executive is the devolved government of Northern Ireland, an administrative branch of the legislature – the Northern Ireland is answerable to the assembly and was initially established according to the terms of the Northern Ireland Act , which followed the Good Friday Agreement (or Belfast Agreement). The executive is referred to in the legislation as the Headquarters: Stormont Castle, Stormont Estate, .


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