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Do you know the difference between the Assembly and Executive? What happens after an Assembly election? How a bill goes from idea to law? This podcast will try to explain the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Demystify some of the parliamentary procedures. Help you gain and insight and a better understanding of the political process and how you can get involved and make a difference.
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The Assembly Podcast Northern Ireland Assembly

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Do you know the difference between the Assembly and Executive? What happens after an Assembly election? How a bill goes from idea to law? This podcast will try to explain the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Demystify some of the parliamentary procedures. Help you gain and insight and a better understanding of the political process and how you can get involved and make a difference.
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    Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern Act aka MEPOC

    Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern Act aka MEPOC

    In this episode we talk again to Gareth McGrath about the new legislation which received Royal Assent in February 2022. The Northern Ireland Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern Act brings into law part of the New Decade, New Approach that relate to the Assembly and the Executive. Gareth talks us through how they will impact on the day to day workings of the Assembly.
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    • 19 min
    Dissolution and the Election

    Dissolution and the Election

    In this episode we take a look at what happens at the Northern Ireland Assembly before, during and after an Assembly Election. During the podcast we talk about a system of voting called d'Hondt that is used to appoint Government Ministers. You can find out more about d'Hondt on our blog by following this link -  What is d'Hondt and how do we use it at the Assembly? 
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    • 14 min

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