Lessons learned from the implementation of the Local Government Reform Programme

Date published: 17 December 2015

The reform of local government is a key commitment of the Executive’s Programme for Government. The Minister of the Environment was charged with leading the delivery of the Local Government Reform Programme in partnership with other Executive Ministers and local government. This was one of the largest and most complex programmes of work to be implemented in Northern Ireland in recent years and involved a significant number of organisations.

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This paper logs the key lessons learned from the implementation of the Local Government Reform Programme, based on the experiences of the Programme Manager and interviews with the Senior Responsible Officer, the Director of Local Government Reform, an officer involved with the planning project and a local government change manager. 

Any enquiries regarding the Programme or the lessons arising from it should be directed to Nichola Creagh, Local Government Policy Division.

 

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