Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Ministerial Advisory Group for Architecture and the Built Environment seeks new members

DCAL Minister Carál Ní Chuilín is seeking to appoint eight new Members to the Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) for Architecture and the Built Environment. 

The Minister said: “This is an excellent opportunity for suitably qualified individuals to use their experience and skills to become design champions and to further the good work already taken by the Ministerial Advisory Group in improving the built environment around us. I hope that there is a high level of interest from those who wish to create an attractive, healthy, safe and sustainable built environment which contributes to neighbourhood renewal and economic growth while promoting equality and tackling poverty and social exclusion.”

In June 2006 the Department published the ‘Architecture and the Built Environment for Northern Ireland’ policy. This policy made provision for the creation of a Ministerial Advisory Group to advise on policy implementation and to champion good design in the built environment.

All applications for appointment are considered strictly on merit. The final decision on appointments will rest with the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 29 November 2013.

Further information, including detailed criteria for appointment, can be obtained from Personnel & Facilities Management Branch, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Causeway Exchange, Level 10, 1- 7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG, by telephoning 028 9051 5149; text phone 028 9052 7668 or emailing: Details can also be found at:

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