FOI Disclosure Log

This page provides links to information released by the Department of Finance in response to Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations requests.

Unless otherwise stated, information released by DoF is the information held up to, and including, the date the request was received.

Information released in 2024

Links to previous years releases can be found below this table.

Date published

Information released

Responsible business area

22 May 2024

DOF/2024-0134 Hybrid working arrangements

CSD

22 May 2024

DOF/2024-0067 Social Media influencers

CSD

22 May 2024

DOF/2024-0123 Staff with responsibility for freedom of information requests

CSD

08 May 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0187 - ‘Data relating to the geographical distribution of multiple births (twins, triplets and higher order multiples) in Northern Ireland over the last ten years’.

NISRA

 

07 May 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0214 - Info about Security Guardiing contract

CPD

01 May 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0174 - ‘Data relating to the number of households within the Super Output Areas of Gortin and Owenkillew; within the electoral District Area of Mid Tyrone in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area.’

NISRA

 

01 May 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0210 General Service DP vacancies

NICSHR

29 April 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0162 - Letter of Comfort

PSD

27 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0208 Competition IRC296305 scores

NICSHR

26 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0207 DP competition IRC277837 - DP vacancies - temporary promotions - Job Share

NICSHR

26 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0204 Various questions regarding SOs in the NICS: SO competition IRC275969

NICSHR

26 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0203 Forest Officer III - grading

NICSHR

25 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0201 Provisions in place for Civil Service recruitment interviews for those with a disability

NICSHR

25 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0196 Local Councils non-domestic rates statistics

Land & Property Services

23 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0198 candidates and posts for competition IRC296525 - personal secretaries

NICSHR

22 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0199 Competition IRC293830 - Principal Legal Officer - range of marks

NICSHR

22 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0195 MOT centres - total numbers of staff - gender breakdown - diversity

NICSHR

22 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0191 Median hourly rate for SO & DP - grades of chair and panel members for EO1 competition IRC277690

NICSHR

22 April 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0169 - ‘Please provide a full breakdown for Table 2 (below) by the other conditions mentioned on the death certificate by age group.’

NISRA

 

18 April 2024

FOI DOF 2024-0189 - Office Supplies spend and contracts

CPD

18 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0190 Custody Prison Officer wage

NICSHR

17 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0186 DP competition IRC277837 - eligibility sifts and interview plans

NICSHR

16 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0182 EO1 competition IRC265807 - update as of 15/04/24

NICSHR

15 April 2024 FOI DOF/2023-0489 - Contract ID 3794362 - DoF - Provision of Internal Audit Services DoF
15 April 2024 FOI - DoF/2024-0165 - How far back can emails be recovered from servers DSF

15 April 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0151 - ‘Details of births, deaths and marriages registered in different languages in NI.’’

NISRA

 

15 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0193 DP Economist competition IRC300237 - candidates

NICSHR

15 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0188 EO2 vacancies Discretionary Support Dungannon

NICSHR

13 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0179 NIPS policy on promotion lists; NIPS Dog Instructor SO merit list

NICSHR

12 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0177 Trainee Careers Advisor competition IRC296918 - selection process; cost; panel

NICSHR

12 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0176 Transgender Day of Visibility 2024

NICSHR

12 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0175 DP Accountant competition IRC296230 - pass rate; total successful candidates

 

11 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0173 Follow-on from DOF/2024-0138 - industrial inefficiency rules & written warnings

NICSHR

11 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0172 Competition IRC298527 - total number of candidates who applied and invited to online interview

NICSHR

10/04/24

FOI DOF/2024-0178 DP competition IRC277837 - updates

NICSHR

10/04/24

FOI DOF/2024-0171 EO1 and EO2 vacancies in the Fermanagh area

NICSHR

09 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0170 Competition IRC298228 Senior Public Prosecutor - candidate numbers

NICSHR

09 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0181 NICS pension opt-ins and opt-outs

NICSHR

 

09 April 2024 FOI - DoF/2024-0147 - Social Media Management Platform DSF
07 March 2024 FOI - DOF/2024-0120 - Microsoft Audit of Organisation's Software DSF
26 February 2024 FOI - DOF/2024-0098 - Costs & Number of Participants for Training DSF

04 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0166 Competition IRC298228 Senior Public Prosecutor - eligibility criterion

NICSHR

03 April 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0157 Rates early payment discount uptake statistics

Land & Property Services

03 April 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0143 - Earmarked Funding Streams

PSD

29 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0164 DP Economist competition IRC300237 - vacancies, applicants, scores & shortlisting

NICSHR

29 March 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0136 - ‘Deaths in NI attributed to Whooping cough 01/03/2022 - 01/03/2024.’’

NISRA

 

29 March 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0144 - ‘The number of Covid deaths in NI with various caveats, broken down by age groups.’’

NISRA

 

28 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0160 Lecturer pay offer and civil service pay offer 2023-24

NICSHR

27 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0154 Pension spending statistics

Land & Property Services

27 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0141 Local Councils rates collection statistics

Land & Property Services

25 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0155 Numbers of civil servants

NICSHR

25 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0156 Competition IRC296230 DP Accountant - breakdown of those interviewed, passed and placed

NICSHR

22 March 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0111 - Maze Stadium Project

PSD

22 March 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0109 - ‘How many permanent NICS staff had reached the highest pay point for their grade on 30/06/2023)’

NISRA

 

20 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0150 Current age profile for NICS staff

NICSHR

20 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0153 Follow-on from DOF/2024-0066 - Competition IRC293830 Principal Legal Officer

NICSHR

19 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0145 Unauthorised absences on 26/04/23, 22/09/23 and 18/01/23

NICSHR

14 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0139 Funding for NIBRAC

CPD

14 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0140 Temporary promotions within each NICS department

NICSHR

12 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0131 AO competition IRC298527 - applications; online assessments

NICSHR

11 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0129 Competition IRC282684 Principal Scientific Officer NICS

NICSHR

08 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0125 Ill-Health Retirement Policy & OHS consideration

NICSHR

06 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0119 SO competition IRC275969 - update; explanation of delay

NICSHR

06 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0118 EO1 & EO2 competition end dates

NICSHR

05 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0113 EO2 Trainee Careers Advisor competition IRC296918

NICSHR

05 March 2024 

FOI DOF/2024-0114 EO1 competition IRC265807 - candidates; vacancies; closing date

NICSHR

04 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0112 EO1 competition IRC265807 - vacancies; locations; area 5 selectees; merit list

NICSHR

29 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0107 Follow-up to FOI DOF/2023-0460 - SO competition IRC277969

NICSHR

29 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0106 EO2 competition IRC265817 - vacancies & locations

NICSHR

29 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0122 EO2 competition IRC265817 - waiting list procedures & allocated posts

NICSHR

29 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0108 Follow on request from DOF/2023-0446 & DOF/IR/2024-0001

NICSHR

27 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0099 Hourly rate of pay for full-time staff

NICSHR

27 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0100 Number of staff employed and absences in the NICS on 11th and 18th January 2024

NICSHR

27 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0097 Gainful employment in the context of ill-health retirement from the NICS

NICSHR

26 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0095 Software, payroll, HR and finance solutions

NICSHR

23 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0096 Principal Legal Officer competition IRC293830 - numbers interviewed by panel

NICSHR

 

22nd February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0062 - Spend over £25,000

Finance Division

21 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0087 Competitions IRC298084 & IRC298083 - Health & Safety Advisors

NICSHR

21 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0089 Dismissals from the NICS 2022 & 2023

NICSHR

21 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0088 Alternative Working Pattern SO competition IRC286576 - sift matrix and initiation meeting record

NICSHR

21 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0084 NIPS staff recruitment and dismissal on disciplinary grounds from April 2012 to date

NICSHR

21 March 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0137 - ‘The amount of Government funding given to the Statistics Advisory Committee (SAC) NI, for tax years (20/21,21/22,22/23)’

NISRA

 

15 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0128 - Q4 2023-24 (most current) business rates credits

Land & Property Services

14 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0065 - Request for a copy of the Minister’s first day brief

CAED

14 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0064 - introductory materials which have been prepared for or provided to the new Minister, Caoimhe Archibald MLA

CAED

14 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0103 - Domestic rates in NI, for last two years

Land & Property Services

13 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0132 UREGNI - Provision of Market Data Analytics 

CPD

11 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0126 Request for Details for ‘ID 5022922 DfE - CITBNI - IT Management’ Tender

CPD

11 March 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0090 - Northern Ireland Water Pay Remit

PSD

02 February 2024

FOI - DOF/2024-0063 - Telecoms and Networks

DSF

07 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0080 - Staff health and wellbeing initiatives

Land & Property Services

6 March 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0115 Renewal of Autodesk Subscription, Training and Support 2024-2027

CPD

05 March 2024 FOI DOF/2024-0086 Number of staff dealing with FOI, EIR and Data Protection requests CSD

04 March 2024

 

FOI DoF/2024-0085 - ‘Male/Female numbers of prison officers based in Hydebank Wood and Ash House between 2010-2015’

NISRA

01 March 2024

EIR DOF/2024-0121 Request for updated EPC Data for NI

CPD

30 January 2024 FOI - DOF/2024-0049 - Network and Information Systems Regulations Details for 2021, 2022 & 2023 DSF

28 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0102 Information re Tender competition (ID5147882) for Invest NI contract 

CPD

28 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0083 - Ten top business rates payers in Mid & East Antrim since 2018

Land & Property Services

28 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0079 - Local Council correspondence concerning an easement

Land & Property Services

28 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0074 - Domestic properties paying rates in NI since 2016/ 17

Land & Property Services

23 February 2024

FOI DOF 2024-0092 Information re tender competition for DAERA contract

CPD

19 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0081 NIPS sick leave

NICSHR

16 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0078 EO1 competition IRC265807 - vacancies; candidates for Area 5

NICSHR

15 February 2024

DOF/2024-0077 Follow-on request from DOF/2024-0031: IRC232328 Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) RED waste

NICSHR

15 February  2024

FOI DoF/2024-0055 - ‘External recruitment for Assistant Statistician roles in NISRA in the near future.’

NISRA

15 February 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0053 - ‘How many times a specific copy birth certificate was requested and issued.’

NISRA

14 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0076 Various questions relating to competition IRC298255

NICSHR

14 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0073 AO competition - UC agency staff; use of webcam

NICSHR

13 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0070 Competitions IRC265807 EO1 Manager & IRC275969 SO merit list

NICSHR

12 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0075 Vacancies in Areas 2 & 4 relating to EO1 competition IRC265807

NICSHR

08 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0069 Candidate information booklets used by any NICS departments including AFBI

NICSHR

07 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0068 Correspondence between the department and solicitors relating to lump sum pensions

NICSHR

06 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0066 Follow-on request from DOF/2024-0026

NICSHR

05 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0041 Contract Register

FD

02 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0034 - Domestic rates exclusions/ reliefs/ allowances

Land & Property Servcies

01 February 2024

DOF FOI 2024-0057 Updated costs for Mourne Gateway Project

CPD

01 February 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0060 Follow-on request from DOF/2023-0454

NICSHR

01 February 2024

FOI DOF 2024-0056 Competition IRC293394 Deputy Principal Statistician

NICSHR

01 February 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0023 Financial Transactions Capital

PSD

31 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0052 NICS Private Office staff moves and vacancies

NICSHR

31 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0051 Update on EO1 competition IRC265807 as of 31/01/24

NICSHR

29 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0050 Issues relating to the McCloud Judgement

NICSHR

29 January 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0018 Barnett Consequential - Towns Fund/Future High Street Fund

PSD

24 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0037 - Vacant domestic properties since 2016, by Council area

Land & Property Servcies

26 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0047 DP competition IRC277837 and DP vacancies

NICSHR

24 January 2024  

FOI DoF/2024-0008 - ‘The top 10 most common causes of death in NI during the years 2019-2023 and top 10 causes broken down by individual council areas.’

NISRA

 

23 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0044 EO2 vacancies and agency staff in the Coleraine area

NICSHR

23 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0043 - Use of RICS accredited property adviser

Land & Property Services

22 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0038 request re gas and electricity contracts and the energy management system.

CPD

22 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0046 Competition IRC267299, Rivers District Foreperson - Higher Technical Grade

NICSHR

22 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0037 - Empty properties information response

Land & Property Services

22 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0034 - Exclusions on domestic rates

Land & Property Services

21 January 2024

FOI DOF /2024 -0040 request for information re DoJ - PRRT - Client Mgt System

CPD

20 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0036 request for information re ‘ID 4761086 – PSNI DAC 03-23 – Electronic Crime in Action Software Support’ Tender

CPD

19 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0031 Closure of competition IRC232328, Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) RED Waste; Competition IRC282684 Principal Scientific Officer (PSO) NICS

NICSHR

19 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0033 Pay allowances and contracts for DfI Roads

NICSHR

19 Joanuary 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0032 AO competition IRC298527 - applications, aptitude test & merit list

NICSHR

19 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0035 Request for details for ‘ID 4605027 DoJ NIPF – Grant Management System’ Tender

CPD

18 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0027 NIPS grievances

NICSHR

18 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0029 Statistician vacancies and temporary promotions in NISRA

NICSHR

18 January 2024

FOI DOF/2023-0500 Request for information on expenditure on translation, interpretation and language services in 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23

FD

18 January 2024

DOF 2023-0501- Number of emails from MLAs to DoF Permanent Secretary during 2023.

CAED

17 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0026 Follow-on from request DOF/2024-0014: Principal Legal Officer, IRC293830

NICSHR

17 January 2024

DOF/2024-0025  Information iro COPNI website procurement

CPD

17 January 2024

DOF 2024-0005 - Request for information on ‘DfE Invest NI – Design Supply, Delivery and Installation of Audio Visual Equipment Solutions and Provision of Support Services’ tender.

CPD

12 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0021 Various queries regarding staff with decision making responsibilities relating to mobility, health and welfare appeals

NICSHR

11 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0022 Various questions relating to the McCloud Judgement

NICSHR

11 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0019 - Empty homes in the Northern Ireland, since 2016 and second homes relief

Land & Property Services

10 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0017 - Oriental Developments Ltd, COVID business support payment

Land & Property Services

09 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0013 Grade 5 vacancies across the NICS and those requiring a professional qualification

NICSHR

09 January 2024

FOI DOF /2024-0012 Information about qualfied contractors

CPD

09 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0020 - Figure for the shortfall in annual collection of rates set in the Belfast City Council area

Land & Property Services

05 January 2024

FOI DoF/2024-0004 – ‘Copies of historical FOIs on public expenditure’

CAED

05 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0009 Competition IRC296230 DP Accountant - interviews, posts, applicants

NICSHR

05 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0011 Cost of Pensions Staff time spent telephone calls, e-mails, discussions, and preparation of letters

NICSHR

03 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0006 Competition IRC295482 Industrial Ranger 2 - scores and candidates

NICSHR

02 January 2024

FOI DOF/2024-0001 Departmental costs of IT Training; provision of licences; provision of IT cloud

NICSHR

Information released in previous years

FOI and EIR Compliance Reports

Reports showing the volume of Freedom of Information, Environmental Information Regulations and Internal Review requests received, timeliness of responses and outcome.

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