Consultation launched on policy frameworks for local & community development

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Alan Kelly TD has commenced a consultation process for a national framework policy for local and community development. Advertisements have been placed in national newspapers and a copy of the draft framework policy is also available on the Department’s website at draft framework policy (pdf, kb)

Stakeholders are now invited to make a written submission setting out their views and comments on the draft policy. 

All submissions received (including the name of the person making the submission but not their contact details) will be made available online on the Department’s website (all submissions received) and will be subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. The onus is on persons making submissions not to include material of a private nature in the body of their submission.

The public consultation process will close at 5pm on Friday 10 April, 2015.

Submissions should be sent to:

Post: Consultations on the Framework Policy for Local and Community Development
Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
Ballina
Co Mayo
Email: comm-pol.submissions@environ.ie